Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

Morocco, Belgium Enjoy ‘Optimal’ Cooperation in Counter Terrorism (Belgian Minister) | MAP

Morocco continues to be one of the world’s leading partners in counter terrorism cooperation: Morocco and Belgium enjoy “optimal” cooperation in counter terrorism, particularly in the exchange of information and good practices, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and Home Affairs Jan Jambon said Tuesday. Belgium draws inspiration from Morocco’s security experience in the fields of information systems, telecommunications and identification, Jambon told the press on the sidelines ...

Morocco arrests Belgian man linked to Paris attackers | AP

Morocco continues to prove its worth “as a key ally for European investigators”: Moroccan police have arrested a Belgian man of Moroccan descent, saying he is linked to the Islamic State group and had a “direct relationship” to the attackers who killed 130 people in Paris two months ago, the Interior Ministry said Monday. The man had traveled to Syria with one of the Paris suicide bombers, where he received ...

Insight – Europe turns to Morocco in Paris attacks investigation | Reuters

Morocco’s security ties in Europe “has prevented terrorist attacks”: On Nov. 18, five days after the Paris attacks, she and her cousin Abdelhamid Abaaoud were killed in a barrage of bullets when special services opened fire on the apartment she had led him to in the French capital, possibly as a hideout. Morocco provided the tip-off that enabled French police to locate Abaaoud, has been holding Abaaoud’s brother Yassine since ...

Morocco: What a simulated battle tells us about a true ally | The Hill

The 2015 African Lion military exercises enhance an already strong partnership between Morocco and the US: At a time of escalating turmoil and uncertainty in the Middle East and North Africa, the U.S. military’s African Lion exercise, Phase II of which wrapped up last week in Agadir, Morocco, is another reminder of just how important it is that the United States continue to strengthen its relationships in the region, and ...
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