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Moroccan Chaabi Bank at the heart of a French investigation targeting Muslim Brotherhood relatives

Moroccan Chaabi Bank at the heart of a French investigation targeting Muslim Brotherhood relatives

The French subsidiaries of the Moroccan bank Chaabi Bank are at the heart of an investigation by Tracfin, the French Ministry of Economy and Finance’s agency in charge of the fight against tax fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing.
The investigations concern in particular accounts belonging to people close to the Muslim Brotherhood.

 

Algerian Rachad movement coached by Turkish secret services

Algerian Rachad movement coached by Turkish secret services

According to a confidential French memo, cadres of the Algerian Islamist movement Rachad were discreetly received by the MIT (Turkish secret services) in Antalya and Istanbul. The Rashad emissaries were promised financial and logistical assistance to strengthen their propaganda activities.

 

Pentagon offers AWACS reconnaissance planes to Algiers

Pentagon offers AWACS reconnaissance planes to Algiers

The proposal made to Morocco by the former Trump administration to establish an Africom (United States Africa Command) relay base there has angered the Algerian authorities at the highest level.

 

New Qatari-Turkish alliance in Africa

New Qatari-Turkish alliance in Africa

A recent meeting of the Turkish and Qatari secret services in Doha sealed a common strategy for the African continent. The plan has three components: economic investment, security and political-military cooperation.

 

France: The Ministry of Finance increases pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood

France: The Ministry of Finance increases pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood

The Ministry of the Economy, Finance, and Industry has launched vast investigations into the sources of financing of associations and mosques which advocate a “separatist Islam”, notably within the Islamist movement linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.

 

USA: The upcoming Biden Administration is fine-tuning its teams

USA: The upcoming Biden Administration is fine-tuning its teams

The new American President, Joe Biden, is fine-tuning his teams with a view to forming the next Administration, which will take office on 20 January.