The European Union Centre for Strategic and Security Studies shares Russia’s view that there are a number of signs that the Islamic state and terrorist groups linked to Al Qaeda may be moving closer together. The FSB director of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bortnikov, earlier said that Moscow considered “very serious and far-reaching” the “likely…

On the occasion of the 17 th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York, Al Qaeda’s leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, called on his supporters to launch new attacks in the United States. In a 23-minute recorded speech, published on the organization’s propaganda organs, he called on Muslims to wage economic and military war against…

The British Ministry of Defence has revealed that Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are communicating with cells in the UK and western Europe with the potential to carry out attacks. In an interview with the British channel Sky News in the Afghan town of Mazar Sharif, Williamson stressed that the UK should take measures to…

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called on Muslims in the Maghreb to fight French soldiers in the Sahel, in a video message released Tuesday, March 6,2018, according to the U. S. Centre for Monitoring Jihadist Sites SITE. In this seven-minute video, which has no evidence of date, Osama bin Laden’s successor makes no reference to…

He was presented by Western services as a historical framework of al-Qaeda: the Franco-Algerian Naamen Meziche, said Abu Barae, was sentenced on Thursday 2018 to 14 years imprisonment in Paris for “criminal conspiracy”. Justice prosecutes this 47-year-old man, who has been in detention since October 2013, for going to Afghanistan to fight with the terrorist…

French forces on Wednesday 4 February 2018 led at least one raid near Tinzaouatene, at the Algerian border, against the terrorists, a local Malian military source told AFP. “There were at least 10 deaths and two vehicles were destroyed.” Malik Ag Wanassnat, an ex colonel in the Malian army who had defected, who is close…

Six members of the al-Qaeda Jihadist network in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed on Sunday 11 February 2018 in a drone attack in central Yemen. The United States is the only one operating armed UAVs in Yemen and regularly targets AQAP members, which it considers the most dangerous branch of the Jihadist network. According…

According to security sources, the elimination of a senior Algerian member of al-Qaeda by Tunisian special forces shortly after his infiltration into Tunisia raises fears that al-Qaeda will attempt to regroup in the Arab country at a time when the rival Islamic organization (ISIS) is loosing ground. Last month, Tunisian special forces killed Bilel Qobi,…

Iraqi security authorities have revealed a “most wanted” list of people involved in terrorism in the country over the the past 14 years. The list includes about 60 names, mostly of senior aides of the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussien, his family members and top Daesh and Al-Qaeda leaders. Among the most prominent names are…

Apparently, Saudi Arabia seems to be no longer respected by the various Emirates of the Arabian Peninsula. It is a sign, no doubt, that this regional power is undermined from within, despite the loud arrival on the national and regional scenes of Prince Mohammad Bin Salmane, the new strong man in Saudi Arabia. Qatar had…