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Category Archives: Morocco

November 20, 2016

Spain terror threat: Two suspected ISIS terrorists ‘awaiting orders to attack’ arrested

Originally published in The Daily Star
The Moroccan pair were “dangerous” and “directed and controlled” by the terror group, Spanish Ministry of Interior officials said.
The two men, who have not been named, are said to have isolated themselves from the rest …

Posted in ISIS, Morocco, News Coverage, Spain, Terrorism & Security
July 27, 2016

Two brothers arrested in Spain over alleged ISIS links

Armed officers detained the Moroccan pair, aged 33 and 32, during dawn raids in the village of Arbucies in the north-east province of Girona near Spain’s border with France.
Investigators said today it was one of the first operations in which …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Morocco, News Coverage, Spain, Terrorism & Security
May 23, 2011

A New Gulf (non-Gulf) Co-operation Council?

While the world has been ‘buzzing’ over President Obama this past month, a very interesting development is taking place in the Middle East.
The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) announced on 10 May 2011 that Moroccan and Jordanian membership is being considered.
The GCC is …

Posted in Economy, Jordan, Middle East, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop