2019, the new “UAV War”?

UAVs, small remote-controlled flying devices, made their appearance in the world of intelligence and counter-terrorism on September 7, 2000. Almost one year to the day before the tragic turn of the September 11, 2001 attacks, a Predator-type drone flew over a farm in southern Kandahar, where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was reportedly staying as part of a reconnaissance mission codenamed “Afghan Eyes”.

 

Where is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the enigmatic leader of Daesh?

Where is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the enigmatic leader of Daesh?

The Daesh leader who has not appeared in public since 2014 has just published a long propaganda video message.

 

Jihadists search for Gaddafi’s chemical stockpiles

Jihadists search for Gaddafi’s chemical stockpiles

More and more sources within the European intelligence community cite sustained attempts by jihadist groups aiming to carry out chemical attacks in Europe. To this end, a quite specific source of concern requires the attention of the antiterrorist services. It concerns the ammunition from Gaddafi’s chemical arsenal, previously stored in secret military centres in Sabha, the capital of Fezzan.

 

How jihadists finance themselves through migration trafficking

How jihadists finance themselves through migration trafficking

According to a report by a major European intelligence centre, the various Libyan militias have raised more than €520 million in one year by organising or facilitating the smuggling of African migrants to Europe.

 

Al-Qaeda is trying to blow up mobile phones… remotely!

Al-Qaeda is trying to blow up mobile phones… remotely!

Eclipsed for a long time by the rise of its rival ISIS, al-Qaeda is weorking towards carrying out a momentous return to the forefront of the international terrorist stage.

 

ISIS: attack plans using ‘cyanide paste’

ISIS: attack plans using ‘cyanide paste’

A confidential report issued by a major intelligence agency brings to light a new form of terrorist threat being considered by Daesh.