Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

Why Did Islamic State (Daesh) Launch Virulent Media Campaign against Morocco, Others? – Jean R. AbiNader

Morocco Continues to Strengthen Security Efforts, Push for Regional Cooperation Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC February 1, 2016 Since the beginning of the year, the dominant terrorism-related stories in North Africa are the continuing inroads by Daesh into Libya and the growing lack of security in Tunisia from external and internal factors. While Morocco and Algeria face fewer threats due to their extensive and effective security measures, this has not diminished ...

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 had key intel role after Paris attacks | Stars and Stripes

Details on Morocco’s “key intel role” after the Paris attacks: A top Moroccan intelligence official said on Tuesday that it was his country that put French and Belgian police on the trail of the network behind the November attacks in Paris that killed 130, and likely spared more lives by pinpointing the location of the suspected ringleader. The director of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations, Abdelhak Khiame, said “this ...

Moroccan intelligence led French police Paris attackers’ hideout | RFI

French authorities confirmed that Moroccan intelligence helped locate suspected terrorists involved in the Paris attacks: French police sources revealed Friday that Moroccan intelligence helped track down Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Islamic State jihadist suspected of orchestrating the 13 November Paris attacks. A Moroccan tip-off, along with other information, led police to an apartment block in the Saint Denis district, north of Paris. French prosecutors confirmed Abaaoud was killed, alongside a female ...
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