Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

March 14, 2019

Over 20 Daesh-linked terror suspects arrested in Turkey

SITUATION Turkish police arrested 23 suspects in separate operations against the Daesh terrorist group on Wednesday. Anti-terror operations were conducted across three cities to arrest suspects, who were reportedly operating on behalf of Daesh. At least 14 foreign national Daesh suspects who entered the country illegally were held by security...

 

March 13, 2019

29 terrorists captured during major anti-terror sweep

SITUATION Israeli security agencies have lived up to their reputation of being hardened forces which can make surprise attacks. The security personnel have apprehended 29 wanted terrorists in Judea and Samaria during a security sweep overnight. This dangerous and heavily coordinated operation involved the IDF, Border Police, Israel Police’s Judea...

 

March 13, 2019

Gunman plotting terrorist attack eliminated in Russia’s Samara Region

SITUATION A gunman plotting a terrorist attack was killed in a special operation in western Russia’s Samara Region, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) told TASS on Wednesday. "This night during a search operation, the Russian Federal Security Service was informed that an armed person planning to carry out a terrorist...

 

March 11, 2019

Malaysia on alert after arrests of 9 terror suspects, including a foreigner

SITUATION Ever since the arrest of nine terror suspects on February, Malaysian police are on alert against foreign infiltrating terrorist fighters. The inspector general of police Mohd Fuzi Harun, said the police are taking this very seriously and will continue to cooperate with foreign intelligence agencies to eliminate individuals. Between Feb 2 and...

 

March 1, 2019

Somalia Attack: Al-Shabab responsible for suicide bombs and gun assault

SITUATION Islamist Al-Shabab fighters exploded two suicide bombs in an area lined with the chief judge’s residence and Hotel Maka Al-Mukarama in Mogadishu, killing more than two dozen and destroying a building in the Somali capital’s busiest street. Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu as the battle between Somalia...