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MENA Region Daily Brief – 12 March 15

MENA Region Daily Brief Syria: Fierce battles kill scores between regime troops, JaN fighters in Latakia province At least 50 Syrian regime soldiers and rebels were killed during intense battles in Bashar al-Assad’s home province of Latakia, with the fiercest clashes taking place in rebel-controlled Jabal al-Akrad district, through overnight hours local time into the…

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Daily Global Brief as at 09 Mar 15

Palestinian territories: PA security forces arrest dozens of suspected Hamas members in West Bank Amid reports indicating the Palestinian Authority had halted all security cooperation with Israel, PA forces detained at least 30 suspected Hamas supporters across the West Bank during overnight hours local time; the mass round up of the militant group supporters –…

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MENA Region Daily Brief

MENA Region Daily Brief Syria: Explosion rocks military intelligence headquarters in Aleppo Syrian rebels carried out a major attack targeting the Syrian Air Force Intelligence’s headquarters in Aleppo, detonating an improvised explosive device (IED) in a tunnel near the building and then ambushing it and opening fire. Initial reports indicated that dozens of regime soldiers…

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MENA Intelligence update 03 Mar 2015

MENA Intelligence update 03 Mar 2015- Provided by Global Risk Awareness Iraq: Kurdish sources indicate a US national carries out suicide bombing near Samarra Kurdish sources indicated that United States national Abu Dawud Al-Amriki detonated his explosives-laden truck in front of a group of Iraqi soldiers, killing at least 12 people, just outside of Samarra…

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Islamic State maritime trade

Islamic State maritime trade Five Dimension consultants based in Dubai have been given information suggesting the Islamic State (IS) is intensifying the use of maritime shipping and cargo front companies in Turkey and Libya. They are reported operating in cooperation with human trafficking networks, to supply their “provinces” in Libya and the Sinai with money,…

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Threat of Kidnap in Libya and Sinai dramatically increases

Threat of Kidnap in Libya and Sinai dramatically increases The latest Islamic State (IS)’s English language magazine “Dabiq” was published on February 12. An article containing a picture of a group of men, paraded along the shore while dressed in orange jumpsuits and led by IS militants. Late last year the IS announced the founding…

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IS hit new levels of barbarism – Jordanian Pilot Burned Alive

IS hit new levels of barbarism – Jordanian Pilot Burned Alive First Lieutenant Maaz al-Kassasbeh of the Jordanian Airforce, the F16 pilot who crashed and was captured by the IS in December 2014 was shown being burned alive in a series of pictures and a video just released today (Tuesday) by the so called IS through their…

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Breaking: New IS video calls for attacks in France

Breaking: New IS video calls for attacks in France A man with a knife attacked three French military personnel on an anti-terror patrol near a Jewish community centre in southern France today (Tuesday), officials said. Two of the military personnel were wounded in the assault in the resort city of Nice and the attacker has…

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Latest Middle East Regional Intelligence to 14 January 2015

Latest Middle East Regional Intelligence to 14 January 2015 These reports are a synopsis of more detailed reports produced by 5 Dimensions Consultants based in Dubai. For more detail, specific reports or studies, please contact us and we will advise you further. General: Security Stepped Up across the Gulf Bahrain and the UAE have subtly…

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Latest Regional Intelligence Reports to 10th Dec

Latest Regional Intelligence Reports to 10th Dec 14 Yemen Saudi Arabia has suspended financial aid to Yemen after the Houthis and the Islah movement reached an interim peace agreement earlier in the month. Since the interim reconciliation agreement was made, tensions between the Houthi and the Islah party have eased off somewhat. For the time…

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