Libyan Government of national Accord forces announced the defeat of Khalifa Hafatr militants in three battle lines in Tripoli.
Les chefs d’États de la force régionale du G5 Sahel, réunis dimanche en sommet extraordinaire à Niamey, ont appelé à davantage de coopération mutuelle et internationale pour endiguer le péril djihadiste qui frappe de plus en plus violemment leurs pays.
Turkish navy ships have intercepted an Israeli research vessel in Cypriot waters, over which Ankara claims jurisdiction, forcing it to leave the area in a move that could negatively impact an ambitious Israeli project to pipe natural gas to Europe.
One problem is that the Swedish state itself contributes indirectly to the spread of extremism. The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) has found that a “relatively large” number of organizations with links to violent extremism have been using Sweden’s state and municipal grant systems, which Säpo says could “contribute to radicalization and thus growth in extremist environments in Sweden.”
In July, Mossad Director Yossi Cohen noted that his agency has thwarted a large number of terror attacks, especially on airliners, across the world.
The Mossad was behind successful efforts by Denmark to nab a cell of 20 terrorists planning a wave of attacks, Channel 12 reported Saturday night.
According to the report, Danish security officials arrested the terrorists and seized a variety of weapons.
The killing of 71 soldiers in Niger, which had been spared the surge in major militant attacks that have destabilized Mali and Burkina Faso, shows that Islamic State is expanding at breakneck speed across West Africa.
Almost all military and political developments in Syria can be felt in Idlib, even if they are not taking place within the borders of the Syrian northwestern province. The most recent example of such reverberations is the current fuel crisis in Idlib as a result of the Turkish-led “Operation Peace Spring” in northeast Syria.
Someone has broken the law, but was it three teenage migrants, or the boat captain who said he’d been hijacked?
In March this year, a group of more than 100 migrants embarked upon an already deflating raft to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya. Their rescue story would later become a landmark case in Malta, a key first port of entry for migrants hoping to reach Europe.
German prosecutors say they have charged a man from Kosovo with supporting the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has warned of an emerging “arc of terrorist groups” running from West Africa to the Middle East.