Colonel Alain Bayle, erstwhile French military attaché in London, with whom I shared a few confidences, intimated recently that it was whispered within the corridors of power in the Élysée Palace that Europe “faces a 400-year war against militant jihadists” in[...]
Hesham Ali Ashmawy Mos'ad Ibrahim is an Egyptian Islamist militant and former Egyptian Army officer who is suspected by the government of orchestrating and being involved in a number of terrorist attacks on security targets and state institutions, including the 2014[...]
Mohamed Ben Ahmed Mahri has funded terrorist armed groups through his drug trafficking, notably Al-Murabitun, which merged with other terrorist groups to form JNIM, with control over routes that cross northern Mali from Mauritania, Burkina Faso, and Niger.
Iyad ag Ghali was leader of Ansar al-Dine (AAD), an organization operating in Mali which cooperates closely with al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Ghali created AAD in late 2011 because his effort to take over a secular Tuareg organization failed[...]
The Libyan National Army announced early on Wednesday that it handed over to the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS) one of its most wanted terrorists, Hesham Ashmawy...
Al-Mourabitoun was an African militant jihadist organisation formed by a merger between Ahmed Ould Amer, a.k.a. Ahmed al-Tilemsi's Movement...
Lehbib Yumani, is an Sahrawi Islamic militant and leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS). ISIS-GS emerged when al-Sahrawi and his followers split from Al-Mourabitoun (an al-Qa'ida splinter group). Al-Sahrawi first pledged allegiance to ISIS in May 2015,[...]