Morocco’s BCIJ Has Dismantled 57 Terrorist Cells Since 2015

2018/12/11 – Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) has dismantled 57  terror cells since its creation in 2015.

Since the beginning of 2018, BCIJ has dismantled eight terror cells. The BCIJ dismantled 9 cells in 2017, 19 in 2016, and 21 in 2015.

Abdelhak Khiame, the head of the BCIJ, shared his statistics in a recent interview with Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). Continuer à lire … « Morocco’s BCIJ Has Dismantled 57 Terrorist Cells Since 2015 »

Libya’s eastern forces apprehend Egyptian Al-Qaeda-affiliate in Derna

2018/08/10 – The self-styled army in eastern Libya led by Khalifa Haftar has arrested an Egyptian former military officer accused of being behind a string of high-profile attacks in Egypt, according to the announcement made by Haftar’s forces spokesperson Ahmed Al-Mismari.

The Egyptian man named Hesham Ashmawi was arrested on Sunday in Libya’s eastern city of Derna – located some 300 kilometres west of the Egyptian border with Libya – Al-Mesmari said on Monday. Continuer à lire … « Libya’s eastern forces apprehend Egyptian Al-Qaeda-affiliate in Derna »

Nigeria – Boko Haram kills 32,570 in eight years —UNDP

2018/08/10 – Boko Haram attacks claimed 32,570 lives in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State in the North-East of Nigeria within a period of eight years, the United Nations Development Programme has said.

The UNDP said this in its 2018 National Human Development Report – Achieving Human Development in North-East Nigeria – which was released in Abuja on Friday night. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria – Boko Haram kills 32,570 in eight years —UNDP »

Nigeria, Niger Sign MoU To Tackle Boko Haram

2018/09/25 – The federal government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Niger on how to curtail Boko Haram terrorists. The agreement was reached yesterday when the nation’s minister of defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali visited the President of Niger Muhammadu Issoufou at Presidential Palace Niamey. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Niger Sign MoU To Tackle Boko Haram »

Libya – Six Years After a US Ambassador Was Killed in Benghazi, Libya Remains Mired in Chaos

2018/09/11 – On the night of September 11, 2012, the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi was attacked and burned. The US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, who was visiting Libya’s eastern city, and three other US citizens lost their lives. At first, the attack was thought to have been carried out by a mob angry about a video made in the United States that mocked Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. It was later determined to be an act of terrorism. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Six Years After a US Ambassador Was Killed in Benghazi, Libya Remains Mired in Chaos »

UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia

2018/09/10 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed satisfaction with the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia. Guterres, in his remarks to the Security Council on ‘Corruption in Conflicts’, noted that the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia had seen funds returned to the treasury. Continuer à lire … « UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia »

UN urges implementation of border agreement among Sudan, Libya and Chad #Niger

20128/09/08- The United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salameh has called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to seek to implement the border agreement signed between Sudan, Libya and Chad.

More than 60 people have been killed and 159 injured in renewed fighting among militias in Tripoli last month. On 4 September, UN mission brokered a ceasefire between the major parties to the conflict. Continuer à lire … « UN urges implementation of border agreement among Sudan, Libya and Chad #Niger »