Tag: al-Qaeda

Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism United States

U.S. drone strike killed al-Qaeda’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan

The killing of al-Qaeda’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul by a U.S. drone strike confirmed Washington’s interests in the region and the Taliban’s policy to host terrorist organisations’ high-ranking leaders in the country, which has become a “safe heaven” for different jihadist groups.

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Posted in Middle East Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s operations in Yemen

The recent al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula terrorist attack against the Southern Separatist Forces in Yemen demonstrated the group’s capabilities and its possible influence in regional geopolitical dynamics and security. 

Webinar sicurezza e terrorismo Eurasia
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis

Eurasia tra interessi geopolitici e minacce alla sicurezza. Il commento di Daniele Garofalo e Riccardo Valle

Nel quadro del Webinar “Sicurezza e minaccia terroristica nello scacchiere geopolitico euroasiatico” il Dott. Daniele Garofalo e il Dott. Riccardo Valle hanno illustrato quali siano le minacce jihadiste imminenti nella regione dell’Eurasia e quali potrebbero essere gli sviluppi futuri alla luce degli eventi recenti in Afghanistan.

Posted in AfPak Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism

Afghan security forces killed a high-ranking member of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent

The National Directorate of Security of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan reported that Afghan security forces killed a high-ranking member of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), Mohammad Hanif. Despite the Taliban has often denied their involvement with al-Qaeda, latest military operations have underlined how strong is the presence and penetration of the terrorist organisation in Afghanistan.

Posted in Middle East Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism United States

Qasim al-Raymi, the leader of AQAP, killed by US raid

The White House confirmed the killing of Qasim al-Raymi, the leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and Ayman al-Zawahiri’s right-hand man.  Donald Trump commented on this event, stating that eliminating al-Raymi is a message for AQAP and the international terrorism network. It is a step forward to defeating terrorism in the MENA region.