Posts Tagged ‘Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)’

Infiltration of Tindouf by terrorist groups stresses need for settling Sahara issue- MEP | Maghreb Arab Press

Member of the European Parliament Gilles Pargneaux says that jihadist infiltration of Tindouf camps adds to urgency that the Sahara issue be settled: The terrorist threat plaguing the whole region of the Sahel and the infiltration of the Tindouf camps in south-western Algeria by jihadist groups underscores the urgency of settling the Sahara issue, Socialist member of the European Parliament Gilles Pargneaux said on Wednesday in Brussels. Speaking at a ...

Security in the Maghreb and Sahel: Outlook for 2015 – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC January 8, 2015 Big changes to the security situation in the Maghreb and Sahel occurred during 2014 including the deteriorating crisis in Libya, the improving security environment in Tunisia, and continued instability on Algeria’s borders. Libya is literally a country on the brink of civil war, and ISIS is attempting to take advantage of the instability there and elsewhere, in terms of recruitment and propaganda, to ...

Med nations partner against Daesh, crime [Magharebia]

Morocco continues to play a leadership role in international security: Mediterranean member states of the “5+5 Defense Initiative” promise greater co-operation in the fight against extremism and terror. In a joint statement issued Thursday (December 11th) in Granada, defense ministers and envoys from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia and Libya, along with their peers from Spain, France, Italy, Malta and Portugal, promised to “work with a renewed strength” to tackle security ...

Terrorism: Two Reports Weigh In After President’s State of the Union – Garth Neuffer

 . * President Obama’s SOTU: “The fact is that danger remains.” New reports by US & IUCTS confirm rising terror threat across Africa, in Syria;  IUCTS urges stemming flow of arms, recruits across borders, disbanding Polisario militia * . Garth Neuffer, MACP February 3, 2014 In delivering his 5th State of the Union speech last week, President Obama addressed a number of challenging realities. On the international scene, where change ...
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