Iran is allegedly mulling over an attempt to assassinate the United States’ ambassador to South Africa as retaliation for the American drone attack earlier this year that killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Quds Force.[...]
More than one member of a suspected cell of the terrorist organisation ISIS (Islamic State) are still at large after a raid on a smallholding in Kliprivier outside Johannesburg on 23 July, according to Rapport. At the time, five foreign nationals[...]
Security services seem to have been jolted into action by threats of retaliation against South Africa should it provide military support to fight an ISIS-affiliated group's insurgency in Mozambique.
Police have reportedly seized ISIS related materials during a search of a property in the South of Johannesburg (Vaal). A raid was conducted related to the kidnapping of a 72-year-old Indian national, who was rescued during a pre-dawn operation in Klipriver[...]
Whether or not the Islamic State – or any jihadist terror group – represents a serious threat to South Africa has been a contentious topic for some time. The question comes heavily loaded with ideological and political baggage and provokes strong[...]
Mozambique has seen a resurgence in RENAMO attacks on the country, however, more concerning is the growing Islamic extremism in the North East of that country. Since 2018, Mozambique has been infiltrated by Islamic militants from Tanzania who have established themselves[...]
A South African photojournalist kidnapped in Syria by the Daesh terrorist group three years ago returned home Thursday with the help of Turkey's intelligence agency, a security source in Ankara said. Shiraaz Mohamed was seized in January 2017 during an assignment[...]