To please General Gaïd Saleh, Paris is considering appointing a military ambassador to Algiers!

To please General Gaïd Saleh, Paris is considering appointing a military ambassador to Algiers!

Paris is considering appointing a new ambassador to Algiers to replace Xavier Driencourt, who was criticised by the new Algerian government for the “too great influence” he has acquired in recent years in circles close to the Bouteflika clan.

 

Al-Jazeera is trying to take over the international rights of the documentary inspired from “Qatar Papers”!

Al-Jazeera is trying to take over the international rights of the documentary inspired from “Qatar Papers”!

After having tried, in vain, to hinder the distribution of the book “Qatar Papers” by Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot, by mobilizing Arab scholarship students to massively buy the book, Qatar is trying to contain the audience of the documentary from the same book.

 

Tehran makes its embassy in Paris the spearhead of its diplomacy

Tehran makes its embassy in Paris the spearhead of its diplomacy

The new Iranian ambassador in Paris, Bahram Ghassenmi, has received the largest budget allocation from the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Tehran intends to make its embassy in France the spearhead of its diplomacy in Europe, to counter American hostility.

 

Tehran dreams of an Ashura missile with a range of 2,500 kilometres

Tehran dreams of an Ashura missile with a range of 2,500 kilometres

According to a confidential Western memo, citing Iranian sources, Tehran aims to develop a 2,500 km-range, solid-propelled, two-stage missile called Ashura.

 

Hostage-taking of a leader of Total in Libya: A warning from the anti-Haftar to France?

Hostage-taking of a leader of Total in Libya: A warning from the anti-Haftar to France?

According to the findings of a confidential French investigation, the leader of the oil tanker Total kidnapped in Libya last April, then released for ransom, was watched over by militias allied with the government of Fayez el-Serraj, since the beginning of the attack of the Marshal Haftar on Tripoli.

 

The Élysée is expanding its justice office

The Élysée is expanding its justice office

After the diplomatic cell and the military cabinet, the Elysée will reform its justice office, which will be more broadened. In this context, Hélène Davo, Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet, has been appointed to the position of Justice Counselor President, replacing Judge Sonya Djemni-Wagner.

 

Sino-Russian cooperation on ground-to-air defence systems

Sino-Russian cooperation on ground-to-air defence systems

A contract has recently been signed with Russian armaments companies to set up a maintenance and repair centre for S-400 ground-to-air defence systems in China.

 

Parliament improves its strike force in the intelligence business

Parliament improves its strike force in the intelligence business

The Parliamentary Intelligence Delegation (DPR) wants to strengthen its financial and
Control resources. To do this, the DPR will recruit military and civil intelligence specialists. It will also sign information exchange agreements, on non-national subjects,
with European parliamentary committees.

 

Beijing wants to impress with its Dong Feng-41 missile

Beijing wants to impress with its Dong Feng-41 missile

The Chinese army has tested its new Dong Feng-41 intercontinental ballistic missile. This three-stage missile, with solid propellant, can be launched from silos or mobile platforms. It has a range between 12,000 and 15,000 kilometres.

 

Antiterrorism: new important issues in Central Africa

Antiterrorism: new important issues in Central Africa

Terrorism continues to spread in Central Africa, particularly in Burkina Faso and Central African Republic, but also in Congo-Kinshasa. A regional instability that worries at the highest level the United States and the major European powers. And there’s a new challenge in central Africa, as a consequence of the antiterrorist fight.

 

Mossad reveals to the IAEA the secrets of the Iranian AMAD programme

Mossad reveals to the IAEA the secrets of the Iranian AMAD programme

Mossad recently transmitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) a first tranche of the secret documents of the Iranian nuclear programme exfiltered by an Israeli commando from Azerbaijan in April 2018.

 

North Korea admits to having provided more than 6,000 submarine mines to Tehran

North Korea admits to having provided more than 6,000 submarine mines to Tehran

As part of the exchange of information between the CIA and the North Korean secret services and following the last meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans revealed to the Americans that they had delivered no less than 6,000 submarine mines to Iran over a period of 15 years.

 

French jihadist cell in Libya worries European services

French jihadist cell in Libya worries European services

Confidential exchanges between several European intelligence services state plans for attacks in the Mediterranean Sea and kamikaze operations targeting the Italian, French and Spanish coasts.

 

Interpol: China is considering reinventing the Cold War!

Interpol: China is considering reinventing the Cold War!

In a recent report, Interpol warns against a secret plan by the Chinese Ministry of State Security to use the migration crisis to set up spy networks in Europe.

 

Institutional Reforms: “Regional Parliaments” staffed by local votes prerogatives?

Institutional Reforms: “Regional Parliaments” staffed by local votes prerogatives?

The Elysée Palace still working on an institutional reform of the legislative process. With, in particular, a possible merger of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (EESC) and
of the Senate.

 

Hezbollah: the 1000-day war!

Hezbollah: the 1000-day war!

According to reserved information, revealed to the West by an Iranian officer close to the Pasdaran high command (guardians of the Iranian revolution), Hezbollah possesses a quantity of missiles that would be sufficient for 1000 days, at the rate of 200 missiles per day, in the event of armed conflict with Israel.

 

Qatar contributes to the success of Chesnot and Malbrunot’s book!

Qatar contributes to the success of Chesnot and Malbrunot’s book!

According to a French confidential note, the Qatar Embassy in Paris paid Arab students in France to buy as many copies of Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot’s book Qatar Papers as possible from booksellers and other points of sale.

 

Trump’s threats put the Muslim Brotherhood on alert

Trump’s threats put the Muslim Brotherhood on alert

Since President Trump’s offensive, threatening to include the Muslim Brotherhood to the list of terrorist entities, Turkish and Qatari secret services have held numerous meetings in Doha to counter the possible consequences of the implementation of these threats.

 

Qatari maneuvers irritate the french Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Qatari maneuvers irritate the french Ministry of Foreign Affairs

After a first unsuccessful candidacy for the leadership of UNESCO in 2017, Qatar is actively preparing a new candidacy for the 2021 elections.

 

Morocco: The other Benalla case

Morocco: The other Benalla case

The Moroccan financial brigade is investigating the accounts of Intra Conseil, a company owned by Alexandre Benalla and based in Marrakech.

 

Europol: worrying stockpiles of explosives in Daesh

Europol: worrying stockpiles of explosives in Daesh

In a recent confidential note, Europol expressed concern about Daesh’s logistics networks, identified several months ago, which are involved in major movements of trafficking and storage of explosives in several Central European countries and the Balkans.

 

The intriguing deletion of Interpol’s Red Notice on Youssef al-Qaradhawi

The intriguing deletion of Interpol’s Red Notice on Youssef al-Qaradhawi

Interpol has deleted the Red Notice issued against the Muslim Brother preacher, sheikh Youssef al-Qaradhawi, following his inclusion in the Arab list of persons suspected of collusion with terrorist groups and the decisions taken by Great Britain, France and the United States, prohibiting his entry into their territories.

 

The former Al Qaeda emissary in the Sahel is back in service for… Qatar!

The former Al Qaeda emissary in the Sahel is back in service for… Qatar!

After having disappeared from the radar for years, particularly since the overthrow in October 2014 of the former Burkinabe dictator, Blaise Compaoré, of whom he was the “shadow adviser”, the Mauritanian Mustapha Oueld Limam Chaffi resurfaced as Qatar’s secret envoy.

 

USA – North Korea: secret deal on Iran’s nuclear?

USA – North Korea: secret deal on Iran’s nuclear?

According to a well-informed source in Washington, the Trump administration has presented to the North Korean government a secret deal about iranien nuclear program.
According to the terms of this agreement, the United States would accept to establish with Pyongyang new diplomatic and economic relations.

 

Big Russia-Africa summit in preparation in Sochi

Big Russia-Africa summit in preparation in Sochi

Russia is performing a great return to the African continent, through the strengthening of its diplomatic and military presence and of its economic investments.

 

New type of Iranian nuclear detonators

New type of Iranian nuclear detonators

Information exchanges between several European intelligence services have established that Iran is currently conducting, in a secret military laboratory near Tehran, very advanced researches to produce a powerful and very stable explosive based on cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX 44).

 

Renewal at the financial prosecutor’s office

Renewal at the financial prosecutor’s office

Eliane Houlette, the prosecutor in charge of the financial prosecutor’s office, will retire. The name of Bruno Dalles, the current head of Tracfin, is mentioned to replace her.

 

Sarkozy’s Lybian case: the Djibouti chapter!

Sarkozy’s Lybian case: the Djibouti chapter!

The judicial part of the Libyan case of former President Nicolas Sarkozy is now being extended to Djibouti.

 

France: cascade of changes at the Élysée

France: cascade of changes at the Élysée

The head of the Elysée diplomatic cell, Phillippe Étienne, is appointed ambassador to Washington. He is replaced at the Palais by Emmanuel Bonne, who until then was Jean-Yves Le Drian’s chief of staff at the Quai d’Orsay.