Nigerian Air Force ATR 42 returns home after maintenance in Germany

09/07/2020 – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has received an ATR 42 intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft back from Germany after it underwent maintenance with Rheinland Air Service (RAS). Continuer à lire … « Nigerian Air Force ATR 42 returns home after maintenance in Germany »

Iraqi expert on Islamic State shot dead in Baghdad

06/07/2020 – A leading Iraqi expert on the Islamic State and other militant groups has been shot dead in Baghdad after receiving threats from Iran-backed militias, security officials said. Continuer à lire … « Iraqi expert on Islamic State shot dead in Baghdad »

Libya’s intelligence chief dies of heart attack

10/05/2020 – Libyan intelligence chief Abdul Qader al-Tuhami died of a heart attack at his home in the capital Tripoli on Sunday, according to a local security source.

The Libyan government has yet to confirm al-Tuhami’s death.

Al-Tuhami had served as an officer in the external security service under late ruler Muammar Gaddafi.

In April 2017, he was appointed by Libya’s Presidential Council as head of the intelligence service.

Anadolu Agency

Sahel-Elite (Bamako-Mali)

Scoop: Turkish Intelligence Chief Visits Libya

09/05/2020 – Turkish Intelligence Chief Hakan Fidan and officials of the foreign missions of Turkish Intelligence visited Libya nearly a week ago to check on the developments there, according to sources. Continuer à lire … « Scoop: Turkish Intelligence Chief Visits Libya »

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Prepare to Pull Back Officers From Africa

An expected withdrawal of military forces would lead the C.I.A. and other agencies to reduce their presence, leaving some officials and experts fearful of a gap in stopping terrorist threats. Continuer à lire … « U.S. Intelligence Agencies Prepare to Pull Back Officers From Africa »

Raytheon to Develop and Deploy Military System for Cyber Threats in North Africa Region

17/07/2019 – Raytheon has been awarded a contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East North Africa region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. Continuer à lire … « Raytheon to Develop and Deploy Military System for Cyber Threats in North Africa Region »

NATO provides Intelligence Training to Royal Moroccan Forces

NATO’s Headquarters Allied Air Command sent a Mobile Training Team to Morocco to conduct training with the Royal Moroccan Forces on the subject of Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR).
According to a statement:

Continuer à lire … « NATO provides Intelligence Training to Royal Moroccan Forces »

Libya conference kicks off in Italy despite Haftar’s absence

2018/12/11 – Rival Libyan factions and international delegations have arrived in the Italian city of Palermo for a two day conference focused on uniting the country’s institutions and preparing for a national election. Continuer à lire … « Libya conference kicks off in Italy despite Haftar’s absence »

Libya – New spy chief in appointed

2018/04/11 – Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) appointed on Thursday Abdullah A-Dersi as the new intelligence chief, replacing Abdul Qader al-Tuhami, according to a statement released late Wednesday by the head of the government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.

Following his appointment, Al-Dresi told a local television channel that he would take action to unify the Libyan intelligence apparatus.

He said that Libya’s intelligence services safeguard the country’s security and should be kept out of political disputes.

Libyan Expres /Sahel-Elite Image: Abdullah Al-Dresi (Photo: Internet)

Israeli companies to secure UN forces in Africa

2018/29/10 – In light of deteriorating security situation in continent, the United Nations signs agreements worth tens of millions of shekels with Israeli companies specializing in security and water; move deemed by Israel as vote of confidence. Continuer à lire … « Israeli companies to secure UN forces in Africa »