TOP NEWS DEL 16 AL 22 DE ABRIL, 2022

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GGN Yihadismo selecciona, analiza y sintetiza semanalmente las noticias más relevantes en relación al terrorismo yihadista. Las vuelca en pocas páginas, de forma organizada, sin datos inexactos, incoherentes y confusos, para que el lector pueda, tras una rápida lectura, detectar perspectivas y tendencias.

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1) El Estado Islámico en la Provincia de África Occidental (ISWAP, por sus siglas en inglés) se atribuyó la responsabilidad de una explosión en un mercado donde se vendía alcohol en el estado de Taraba en Nigeria, lo que marca una expansión del área donde opera la filial de ISIL en el país. Habría matado o herido a unas 30 personas, según la propia organización.

2) Diez personas han sido asesinadas por Boko Haram/ISWAP tras atacar un hotel en el área del gobierno local de Geidam en el estado nororiental de Yobe, en Nigeria.

3) 11 fieles murieron y unos 32 resultaron heridos en un ataque a Say Dokan, la mezquita chiíta más antigua y más grande de la ciudad de Mazar-e-Sharif, en la provincia norteña de Balkh, en Afganistán. El Estado Islámico reivindicó el atentado.

4) El Estado Islámico ha intensificado recientemente sus ataques contra las fuerzas del régimen y sus milicias aliadas en el desierto sirio, en lo que parece ser una venganza por el asesinato de su líder en el noreste de Siria, en febrero de este año.

5) Un egipcio miembro de una serie dramática de televisión de Ramadán sobre el Estado Islámico  fue secuestrado hace unos días en el Líbano, informaron los medios de comunicación locales.

6) Las tropas de la Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta Multinacional (MNJTF) han eliminado a un alto líder del Estado Islámico de Irak y Siria (ISIS), Ammar Bin-Umar, en ataques aéreos masivos en el lago Chad. Había sido enviado para coordinar los ataques de ISWAP que operan desde Tumbuns en el lago Chad contra objetivos en Nigeria, Níger, Chad y Camerún.

7) Comenzó en Bélgica el juicio de 14 personas acusadas de ayudar a una célula terrorista del Estado Islámico que mató a 130 personas en los ataques con armas y bombas en París en 2015.

8) El portavoz del Estado Islámico, Abu-Omar al-Muhajir, advirtió que la invasión de Ucrania por parte de Rusia era una “oportunidad” para que sus partidarios llevaran a cabo ataques terroristas, mientras “los cruzados están luchando entre sí”. Llamó a los partidarios a atacar a Israel y Europa.

9) El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Pakistán alertó de que “terroristas están utilizando suelo afgano con impunidad para llevar a cabo actividades dentro de Pakistán”. “En los últimos días, los incidentes a lo largo de la frontera entre Pakistán y Afganistán han aumentado significativamente, en los que las fuerzas de seguridad paquistaníes están siendo atacadas desde el otro lado de la frontera”.

10) Representantes de agencias de inteligencia de Etiopía, Djibouti, Sudán, Sudán del Sur, Somalia, Tanzania y Uganda acordaron fortalecer la cooperación en la lucha contra el terrorismo. Planean revisar la situación de seguridad en la volátil región de África oriental.

11) India está preparando un expediente de terroristas con base en Pakistán que operan en Jammu y Cachemira para plantear el problema a las Naciones Unidas. 12) La Oficina Antiterrorista de Israel planea advertir a los israelíes a que no viajen a Qatar para asistir a la Copa Mundial de Futbol en noviembre próximo, por cuestionas de seguridad. Las agencias predicen que entre 25.000 y 30.000 ciudadanos de Israel podrían viajar a Qatar.

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1) The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for an explosion that it said killed or injured 30 people at a market where alcohol was sold in Nigeria’s Taraba state, marking an expansion of the area where the ISIL affiliate operates in the country.

2) Ten people have been killed by Boko Haram/ISWAP after they attacked a hotel in Geidam Local Government Area in the restive Northeast Yobe State, in Nigeria.

3) 11 worshippers had died and about 32 wounded in an attack that hit Say Dokan, the oldest and largest Shia mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif city, in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province. The Islamic State has claimed the responsibility.

4) The Islamic State has recently intensified its attacks against regime forces and their allied militias in the Syrian desert, in what seems to be revenge for the killing of their leader in northeast Syria in February.

5) An Egyptian crewmember of a Ramadan TV drama series about the Islamic State group (ISIS) has been abducted a few days ago in Lebanon, local news outlets reported.

6) Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have eliminated a top leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Ammar Bin-Umar, in massive airstrikes in Lake Chad. The top ISIS Commander was reportedly sent to coordinate attacks for ISWAP operating from the Tumbuns in Lake Chad against targets in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

7) The trial of 14 people accused of helping an Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist cell that killed 130 people in the gun and bomb attacks across Paris in 2015 began in Belgium.

8) The spokesperson of the Islamic State, Abu-Omar al-Muhajir, said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was an “opportunity” for its supporters to carry out terrorist attacks as “the crusaders are fighting each other”. He called on supporters to strike Israel and Europe.

9) Pakistan’s ministry of foreign affairs said that “terrorists are using Afghan soil with impunity to carry out activities inside Pakistan”. “In the last few days, incidents along Pak-Afghan Border have significantly increased, wherein, Pakistani security forces are being targeted from across the border.”

10) Representatives of intelligence agencies from Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda agreed to strengthen cooperation in combating terrorism.They plan to review the security situation in the volatile eastern Africa region.

11) India is preparing a dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir to raise the issue with the United Nations in order to corner them, Hindustan Times reported.

12) Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau may warn Israelis against travelling to Qatar to attend the FIFA World Cup in November due to security concerns. Agencies predict that 25,000 to 30,000 Israel citizens may travel to Qatar.

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1) Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked armed group, plans to target Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, the country’s intelligence agency warned.

2) U.S. military commanders urged the White House to approve the movement of several hundred troops in Somalia to help deter the growth of Al Qaeda’s most successful local export, Al-Shabaab. The terror group’s has acquired an estimated 5,000-10,000 fighters over the last decade.

3) Terrorists suspected to be members of the Islamic State of West African Province have attacked parts of a primary healthcare facility and parts of a Technical Girls College in Damboa town of Borno State, Nigeria.

4) The governor of Kaduna State in Nigeria revealed that the attack on the train (see last week’s report) was carried out by Boko Haram terrorists in collaboration with some bandits operating in Kaduna.

5) The Minister for National Security of Ghana has stated that Ghana is on high alert against a possible terrorist attack.

6) Sub-Saharan Africa is already on track to surpass its 2021 numbers and potentially account for more than half of global terrorism deaths in the world this year. More concerning, jihadist activity is veering south, which will inevitably shift the threat thought to be contained in the Sahel belt to the Gulf of Guinea coast.

7) Turkey is ready to cooperate and share experience in the field of counterterrorism with Mali and the African continent, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry. Turkey has been seeking to strengthen its presence in Africa. Since 2003, the volume of its trade with the continent has increased from $2 billion to at least $25 billion.

8) The UAE has witnessed a wave of drone and missile attacks from Houthi militants due to its change in strategy regarding the Yemen war. To prevent the group from controlling oil rents, the UAE renewed its involvement in the conflict by backing the Giant’s Brigade, a local Sunni militia, to fight against Houthi advancements.

9) A man with knife attacked the seminary students at Imam Reza shrine in the holy city of Mashhad in northeast Iran, which led to the killing of a seminary student and injuring three seminary students. Taliban condemns the attack and assured has nothing to do with Afghans and Afghanistan.

10) China and Iran have agreed to strengthen “cooperation in counter-terrorism”. “The two countries should remain highly vigilant against the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other terrorist and extremist forces taking advantage of the situation in Afghanistan to create chaos”.    

11) The Biden administration is seriously considering to remove the terrorist designation for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), despite the hardline paramilitary organization is a driving force for religious terrorism throughout the region and the world.

12) Israel’s defense establishment estimates that some 200 Israeli Arabs identify with the Islamic State, 20 of whom they believe might carry out attacks in Israel in the organization’s name (see also last week’s report, ISIS attacks in Israel)

13) Pakistan is working with the Afghan caretaker government and other neighbors to ensure that terrorist groups are no longer allowed to use the territory of one country against another, according to Pakistani Chief of Army.

14) Taking advantage of the political turmoil in Pakistan, there has been an uptick in activity on terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, with terrorists in large numbers attempting to infiltrate the border into the Indian side, according to Intelligence reports, that also revealed that the presence of foreign terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir has increased in the first three months of 2022.

15) In a new video, the leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, exhorts Indian Muslims to react to the hijab controversy in Karnataka, started when some girl students in a government school in Udupi were stopped from attending class in hijab.

16) The Congress of India lashed out at Al-Qaeda for wading into the hijab controversy in Karnataka and said the banned terrorist organisation has no business to comment about the internal affairs of the country.

17) The Indonesian police’s anti-terror squad has arrested five suspected terrorists in South Tangerang, a satellite town of the capital Jakarta. The suspects believed to be affiliated with a terrorist network of the Indonesian Islamic State (NII).

18) The United States advised its citizens against travelling to Sri Lanka amid the country’s risks of terrorism (and worst financial crisis, and COVID risks). Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets, shopping malls, government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, and public areas, the travel advisory said.

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