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Weekly Regional Intelligence Digest to 19 November

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th - 12th November 2015

Weekly Regional Intelligence Digest – 12th – 19th November 2015 Headlines The headline events of the week were the shooting and suicide bombing attacks carried out by ISIS in Paris by eight terrorists operating at six different sites. At least 130 people were killed in the terror attack. This operation, which was carefully planned and directed by…

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Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th – 12th November 2015

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th - 12th November 2015

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th – 12th November 2015 MAIN EVENTS OF THE WEEK According to media reports from the conflict zones, the Syrian Army’s ground offensive, with Iranian and Russian air support, has been halted. The rebel organisations, led by the Al-Nusra Front and ISIS (which are collaborating in face of the common enemy) took the initiative…

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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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MAST Security Update: Libya & Yemen

MAST adopts the International Code of Conduct

MAST Security Update: Libya & Yemen Libya No unity government agreement has been reached. Last week, a day prior to the deadline, General Hafta, military commander in the Tobruk based government, ordered a new offensive in Benghazi against Islamic militants. This offensive was cited by the Tripoli based government as a reason why they could…

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MAST Security Update: Yemen & Libya

MAST adopts the International Code of Conduct

MAST Security Update: Yemen & Libya Yemen Pro-Government forces are gaining momentum as they take Al Anad Air Base, north of Aden. This eases their logistics support and consolidates their position in Southern Yemen. Ben Stewart, General Manager (Singapore) at leading maritime security company MAST, said: “The US-Iran deal may have involved Yemen as bargaining…

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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 brief – 18th March 15

Regional brief – 18th March 15 Tunisia: Unidentified gunmen open fire at museum in Tunis At least seven foreign nationals and one Tunisian were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fatal fire inside of the Bardo museum, located next to the Parliament building in central Tunis. At time of writing, sources indicated that the gunmen had…

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