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29/04/2017 00:37

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Monday, 27 March 2017 09:55

Police dismantle ISIS cell in Oran

ORAN-Police forces of the province of Oran managed to dismantle a recruitment cell belonging to the Self-Proclaimed Group ISIS/ "Daech" made up of four persons, announced the Communication and public relations cell of Oran's Police department.  

In coordination with the security services in the 2nd Military Region, the mobile brigade of the judicial police (BMPJ) of Dar-El-Beida (Oran) arrested 4 persons aged between 19 and 56 years old including a recruiter on social networks aged 56 years and three others who were preparing to travel to Syria.

Following searches at the homes of the defendants located in Oran, the Police discovered computing devices, CDs promoting the acts of terrorism and passports.

The arrested persons were brought to the prosecutor who placed under detention warrant, according to the same source, which recalled that the BMPJ of Dar-El-Beida (Oran) managed in coordination with security services of the 2nd Military Region to dismantle a similar recruitment network and arrest 9 persons aged between 18 and 35 years originating from Oran and other provinces, who were brought to justice.  

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Friday, 17 March 2017 16:49

Police dismantle ISIS cell in Mostaganem

MOSTAGANEM – Police forces of Mostaganem province have dismantled on Thursday a terrorist cell belonging to the Self-Proclaimed Group ISIS/ Daech", they said on Friday.

The cell, which is composed of nine members aged between 20 and 58 all from Mostaganem (355 west of Algiers), is specialized in recruiting young people via the social networks and convincing them to join ISIS group in Syria, added the source.

The security forces have tracked the members for more than a month before arresting them and bringing them to justice.

Seven members of the cell were jailed, the eighth one placed under court supervision while the ninth was sent a direct summon to appear, added the security services.

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ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Monday in Algiers declared that the terrorist attack on the Egyptian innocent nationals in Libya, "calls for more intense efforts to encourage Libyans to engage in dialogue."

 In a statement to the press after his meeting with Qatari Assistant Foreign Minister for International CooperationSheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Lamamra said that the "dangerous developments occurred in Libya challenge us so to double efforts to bring Libyans to dialogue tables."

Lamamra stressed the importance "of encouraging the Libyans to interact with the efforts made by both Algeria and UN to stop the cycle of violence and reaching a peaceful solution."

In this regard, he recalled the position of Algeria which advocates dialogue, as part of the respect of Libya’s sovereignty and the reinforcement its institutions through national reconciliation.

The self-proclaimed terrorist organization ISIS (Daech) had beheaded on Sunday, 21 Egyptian Christians. The victims were abducted late December to early January last in the Libyan city Sirte.

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ALGIERS- Algeria condemned "in the strongest possible terms the despicable" murder by ISIS organization Daech of Egyptian innocent citizens in Libya, recalling its "firm" position rejecting terrorism in all its forms and aspects, said a communiqué of the Foreign Ministry.

"In this painful circumstance, Algeria recalls its firm position and its constant rejection to terrorism in all its forms and names, and renews its call to the whole international community to combine the efforts to counter this scourge and put an end to the series of the despicable crimes which reflect the barbarism and the wantonness of the perpetrators," the same source added.

"Algeria reaffirms its commitment to pursue the approaches with the neighboring countries and the international players to reaching political solution to the Libyan crisis, which guarantees the return to security and stability in this brother country and encourages the building of a State with the strong institutions able to take up the challenges, notably counterterrorism and all forms of extremism," the communiqué added.

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