Egypt

Additional reinforcements for security forces in regions of “War on Terror” in northern Sinai, Al-Youm Al-Sabea (Egypt), 4 October 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Informed sources from the security directorate in northern Sinai revealed that additional reinforcements of counterterrorism forces are being sent to regions that have seen security pursuits of armed elements belonging to takfiri groups and Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, east and south of Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid. The sources…

Dismantled terrorist cell adopted the name “Supporters of the Islamic State in Morocco,” Menara (Morocco), 29 September 2014”

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Ongoing research into a dismantled terrorist cell revealed that its members had named themselves ‘Anṣār ad-Dawla al-Islāmiyya fīl-Maghrib al-Aqṣa’ (Supporters of the Islamic State in Morocco). Research into the dismantled group, which it was active in Nador and Melilla to attract and recruit Moroccan militants with the intent…

‘Group which financed terrorist cell in Mount Chaambi and Salloum arrested,’ Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (Tunisia), 6 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Tunisian security forces have arrested a charged which funding and providing material support to a terrorist cell in the Kasserine Governorate of west-central Tunisia.– – – القبض علی مجموعة تقوم بتمويل الخلية الإرهابية بجبل الشعانبي والسلوم ٦ مايو ٢٠١٤ تمكنت الوحدات الأمنية بالقصرين، الاثنين، من القبض علی مجموعة…

‘Maghreb and European states exchange lists of Jihadists,’ Hespress (Morocco), 5 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Western European and North African countries have begun to regularly exchange intelligence related to “jihadist” fighters making their way to Syria.– – – دول مغاربية وأوربية تتبادل قوائم جهاديين ٥ مايو ٢٠١٤ تتبادل 11 دولة 4 منها في المغرب العربي، و7 في غرب أوروبا المعلومات بصفة دورية حول…

Egypt

‘Three bottles explode inside the Al Shohadaa metro station,’ al-Wafd (Egypt), 21 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Three bottles containing flammable materials exploded in the Al Shohadaa metro station in Cairo this afternoon. The explosion led to increased security presence in the station, but there were no injuries reported. – – انفجار ثلاث زجاجات داخل محطة مترو الشهداء ٢١ يناير ٢٠١٤ صرح مصدر أمنى فى…