Ali Bin Jassen Al Thani, the ambassador of Qatar to Paris since October 2018, has taken Tariq Ramadan’s threats against the emirate very badly, suggesting that he may reveal to the media his past links with the gas emirate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After a first unsuccessful candidacy for the leadership of UNESCO in 2017, Qatar is actively preparing a new candidacy for the 2021 elections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).