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Regional Intelligence update to 05 Nov 15

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th - 12th November 2015

Regional Intelligence Weekly Digest – 29th October  2015 – 5th November 2015 This digest has been compiled for SecurityMiddleEast.com by GlobalRiskAwareness a leading cyber intelligence company. MAIN EVENTS OF THE WEEK This week has been marked by the crash of a Russian plane in northern Sinai, in which its 224 passengers were killed. ISIS has claimed responsibility…

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ISIS in Afghanistan declares war on the Taliban

ISIS in Afghanistan declares war on the Taliban without actually mentioning them. ISIS in Afghanistan/Pakistan (known as Khurasan Province) released an audio message in Pashtun by the self styled Emir of ISIS, Khurasan Haviz Saeed Khan, urging all Jihadists in Afghanistan and Pakistan to join ISIS and give their allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The…

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Abu Qatada moves on Syria

Abu Qatada moves on Syria Radical militant Jordanian cleric Abu Qatada increased his influence within Jabhat al-Nusra, (al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria) by issuing a Fatwa against Abu Hussein Rahhal, one of the groups’ veteran commanders. Rahhal was arrested earlier this year after he opposed the ever-increasing influence of Abu Qatada over Nusra’s affairs, including Abu…

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No fresh insights in the Al Nusra relationship with Al Qaeda

No fresh insights in the Al Nusra relationship with Al Qaeda Abu Muhammad al-Joulani, the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra (al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria) gave an interview to al-Jazeera TV yesterday (27th May). He was not asked about Nusra’s links with al-Qaeda and its leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Unexpectedly it provided no fresh insights and was criticised…

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US drone strike kills its own

US drone strike kills its own A report received by SecurityMiddleEast.com from Global Risk Awareness, a leading global Cyber Intelligence company states: “Today, 23 April, the United States President Obama declassified intelligence relating to a US drone strike in Jan 2015 that left two foreign nationals dead – including a US citizen. The public announcement…

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Al Qaeda to formally disband this year

In an unprecedented insight to the future of Al Qaeda, 5 Dimensions consultants based in Dubai, with direct access to information inside the command structures of Al Qaeda have released an assessment of their future based on actual discussions between key decision makers. One key finding is “Al Qaeda to formally disband this year”. Sources…

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Regional Intelligence Reports to 17th December 2014

Regional Intelligence Reports to 17th December 2014  GCC Meeting overview The 35th Ministerial and Heads of State meeting of the GCC was held in Doha on December 9. Regional security issues, as ever, featured high on the agenda with the summit focusing primarily on the threat from the Islamic State (IS) and other extremist groups,…

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ISIS use of Social Media

ISIS use of Social Media We can´t expect airstrikes itself to degrade entirely ISIS. They are hiding out in what we can consider these days the most perfect haven: dark web and World Wide Web. ISIS built a massive, sophisticated and extremely well organized virtual network of fighters. This considered virtual power will be the…

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ISIS an initial overview

ISIS an Initial Overview by Vasco Da Cruz Amador – CEO Global Risk Awareness The Islamic State´s founding goes back to 2006. It was founded by, for the most part, Al Qaeda in Iraq. Al Qaeda in Iraq started early in 2004 when a group headed by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi joined Al-Qaeda Central and renamed his…

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