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ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda has made a comeback that few at the time foresaw. On at least one important metric, it has never been stronger. Two groups linked to al-Qaeda, Islamic State of…

Terrorists hideout is Southern Lybia.

Terrorists hideout is Southern Lybia.

The State Department warned Wednesday that a new terrorist group so called Al Murabitoun and leaded by  terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has emerged as “the greatest near-term threat to U.S. and…

Intl Organized Crime: Al Qaeda in Maghreb AQIM revenues up 1500% in 10 years, sources are kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and drugs..

Intl Organized Crime: Al Qaeda in Maghreb AQIM revenues up 1500% in 10 years, sources are kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and drugs..

This recent killing showed that regardless of the setbacks it has endured, AQIM is a tougher and richer organization than most had believed. In the last ten years, AQIM has…

France getting serious on intervention in Central African Republic (CAR)

France getting serious on intervention in Central African Republic (CAR)

The Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into “complete chaos”, the UN deputy secretary general has warned, calling for urgent action. Jan Eliasson urged the Security Council to strengthen the…

Al Qaeda franchisees recruiting and reassembling forces in Africa.

Al Qaeda franchisees recruiting and reassembling forces in Africa.

Recent terror attacks in Tunisia, Libya, Kenya and other African countries show that al-Qaeda and its affiliates have a new focus.  They have separate strategies according to the region, they…

Terrorists smuggled missiles, rockets, landmines and small weapons from Lybia into Algeria.

Terrorists smuggled missiles, rockets, landmines and small weapons from Lybia into Algeria.

The Algerian Army discovered a huge arms deposit near the algerian border with Libya, including hundreds of surface-to-air missiles, rockets and landmines, an Algerian security source said on Thursday. Algeria…

Free lance?: Mokhtar Belmokthar takes distance from AQIM.

Free lance?: Mokhtar Belmokthar takes distance from AQIM.

Mokhtar Belmokhtar’s split from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) raises questions about the overall strength of the parent organisation, analysts say. In late August, al-Qaeda splinter group Katibat El…

Africa not able to solve piracy, now operating in Nigerian waters, specially the Gulf of Guinea.

Africa not able to solve piracy, now operating in Nigerian waters, specially the Gulf of Guinea.

Africa widens its piracy problem. Now well-armed pirates are operating -attacks, kidnappings and armed robberies- in West Africa’s oil-rich Gulf of Guinea. This new development was reported by the London-based…

Chad announced killing in Mali of terrorist butcher in algerian gas plant.

Chad announced killing in Mali of terrorist butcher in algerian gas plant.

The announced death of one of the world’s most wanted terrorists would be a major blow to al-Qaeda in the region and to Islamist terrorists already forced to flee towns…

French forces failed rescuing intelligence officer in Somalia.

French forces failed rescuing intelligence officer in Somalia.

SOMALIA.- French commandos launched a failed raid in Somalia in a failed attempt to rescue an french intelligence officer held captive for 3½ years, the Defense Ministry announced Saturday. Islamists…

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