June 17, 2024
counterterrorism
Europe MENA News Middle East News Opinion Politics

How Italy became a hotbed for Palestinian extremism and terrorism

by Giovanni Giacalone The ruling of the Appeal Court of L’Aquila which rejected the extradition of Palestinian terrorist and al-Aqsa Brigade ringleader Yaeesh Anan should not be interpreted as an isolated case, but should rather be included in a series of strange events that have occurred in Italy starting immediately after the October 7th massacre […]

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Europe Israel MENA News Middle East Politics

The shady case of Yaeesh Anan, the al-Aqsa Brigade ring-leader active for years in Italy

by Giovanni Giacalone In early January of 2024, the Israeli authorities requested the extradition of al-Aqsa Brigades terrorist Anan Yaeesh, 37, originally from Nablus and a leader of the “Tulkarem Unit”. Israeli authorities had been after Anan for quite some time, since he first reached Europe, precisely Norway, back in 2013 where he tried to […]

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Southeast Asia

Pakistan mired in targeted killings and terrorist attacks

by Giovanni Giacalone On March 4th, unknown gunmen shot dead Syed Noor Shalobar in the Bara area of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan. Shalobar was heavily involved in carrying out terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the Indian media, he was working at the behest of ISI and was responsible for recruiting […]

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Southeast Asia

The Karachi Police HQ attack is a big hit for Tehrek-e-Taliban Pakistan and exposes major flaws in Pakistan’s security apparatus

by Giovanni Giacalone On Friday, February 17th 2023, the jihadist group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan attacked the Police headquarter in the central Karachi area of Saddar, killing five (three police officers, one ranger and one civilian) and injuring over twenty.1 Three terrorists were also killed, two in the exchange of fire with security forces and one in […]

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