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Liquid gas production project in Mozambique put on hold after militia attack
The Total group is reacting to the latest terrorist attack by Islamist rebels in Mozambique.

#Thread about #Mocambique #France #terrorism #total #Oil
According to reports from security circles, the French energy giant has ceased operations on site and withdrew its employees.

by @NZZAusland @NZZ…
Total decided to evacuate completely after surveillance images made with drones showed that supporters of the Islamist rebel group Ahlu Sunna wal Jamaa were very close to the conveyor systems under construction in Afungi.
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BREAKING: @ODNIgov issues assessment on Worldwide Threats a day before intel chiefs testify before lawmakers

"#Beijing, #Moscow, #Tehran, & #Pyongyang have demonstrated the capability & intent to advance their interests at the expense of the UnitedStates...despite the pandemic"
"#China increasingly is a near-peer competitor, challenging the United States in multiple arenas...#Russia is pushing back against #Washington where it can globally, employing techniques up to and including the use of force" per Annual Threat Assessment…
"#Iran will remain a regional menace w/broader malign influence activities" per @ODNIgov report "#NorthKorea will be a disruptive player on the regional & world stages"
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#YEMEN:Coalition Establishes Secret Underground Prisons at Ghaydah Airport:
The Saudi-led coalition forces have established several secret underground prisons at Ghaydah Airport in #Mahra province, east of Yemen, local Sheikh Ali Salem Al-Huraizy said .
Al-Huraizy, one of sheikhs of the #alMahra province said in a press statement that the coalition forces have worked during the past few days to build underground buildings that contain 100 solitary cells for prisoners, at #AlGhaydah Airport, which is being controlled by
the #Saudi forces for years.
He pointed out that these forces want, through building prisons, to be #alMahra as the headquarters in torturing, imprisoning and bringing people from everywhere to their peaceful province.

Al-Huraizi called on all #American, #British, #Saudi
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NEW: US intelligence community/National Intelligence Council warns of "increasingly fractured" communities "as people seek security with like-minded groups" per just released #GlobalTrends2040 report "A more Contested World"
"The #COVID19 pandemic has reminded the world of its fragility & demonstrated the inherent risks of high levels of interdependence" per @ODNI_NIC, predicting "more intense challenges & cascading global challenges"
"These challenges will repeatedly test the resilience and adaptability of communities, states, and the international system, often exceeding the capacity of existing systems and models" per @ODNI_NIC
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1/12: Will the UK #integratedreview of security & #foreignpolicy really make a difference? It was billed as a radical reset after #Brexit & does contain important innovations. But there are many areas of continuity. A thread, now we’ve had time to digest..
2/12: #GlobalBritain hyperbole was inevitable. A “science superpower”, a “#softpower superpower”, “an independent country free to tread our own path”. But to be fair, beneath the froth lies serious thought to frame international & domestic priorities.
3/12: The #geopolitical analysis is sober. A tougher, more competitive world where China looms large & old certainties no longer apply. Yet the core prescription is familiar. British foreign policy with global reach, defending liberal democratic values, rule of law & trade.
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#Thread about #ISIS and #terrorism in #Mozambique:

The rebels in the resource-rich north of the country have carried out their most sensational attack to date with the storming of a small town. The group is difficult to grasp.…
The Islamist rebel group Ahlu Sunna wal Jamaa (ASWJ) has been terrorizing the province of Cabo Delgado in the north of Mozambique for 3 years.
The terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) claimed the attack on Palma on Monday evening. Via social media channels, ISIS claimed that at least 55 people had been killed, including members of “crusader states”.
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How Foreign Powers act to sabotage others.


How the Super Powers create unrest with the help of Radical groups in the world to keep their hegemony intact.

Case Study- INDIA
Islamic state Pakistan has been defeated in three successive wars with India.Yet it has been propped by foreign powers but to serve their own interests. Meanwhile Foreign Think Tanks started a rancorous act of extremism to disturb India by providing ideological support to causes
and ideologies detrimental to India's cause .

They hired criminals and politically disgruntled elements, either defeated in the elections in Kashmir or didn't get an opportunity to participate in the electoral processes.

They also invited them to train across the border where
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Today marks 2yrs since the territorial defeat of #ISIS's proclaimed 'Caliphate' in #Syria & #Iraq.

Militarily, the group remains engaged in a pre-planned decentralized insurgency, which is sustaining a steady tempo in #Iraq & #SDF areas & a clear *resurgence* in central #Syria.
The D-#ISIS Coalition has done all the right things thus far, but a disinvestment in #Iraq or #Syria would unquestionably benefit #ISIS's long-term plan (which we've seen play out before: 2010-14).

The deviation here is #Assad-held central #Syria -- a zone of deep, deep concern.
As analysts like @GregoryPWaters have shown, #ISIS is engaged in a methodical/sustained resurgence in central Syria -- where pro-#Assad forces have proven incapable of containing, let alone defeating a dispersed desert insurgency.

Tempo/potency/scope are consistently increasing.
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#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity in the age of #globalization, #information & #connectivity has now become an all-encompassing notion. Surely it is not solely a function of the #ArmedForces anymore.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity also includes providing a conducive environment in which aspirations of human #security, national #progress & #development could be realized.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity has now become an all-encompassing notion, wherein besides various elements of national power, #global & #regional environments also play a profound role.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
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The secret #war on oil smuggling to fund Hezbollah
Part 2 - (11 Tweets)
And back to the oil tankers - if indeed #Israel hit these tankers, then it is likely that the marine force & the special units, above and below the surface of the water, worked overtime. 1/11
But no #Iranian ship sank or caught fire among the damaged ships, acc to @WSJ. The Iranians said nothing, nor did they admit that their ship had been hit. Neither Israel nor the Americans until yesterday.
"No one saw, no one heard, were there people of silence here". 2/11
🇮🇱Israel has quite a few, varied and creative ways to harm the smuggling of #Iranian oil into #Syria without causing noise & commotion. It can also be assumed that the cut-off of funding for Hezbollah's #terrorism, & especially for Hezbollah's #missile accuracy and... 3/11
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The secret war on oil smuggling to fund Hezbollah
The #smuggling axis and the money laundering- hundreds of millions of dollars that pass through 🇸🇾Syria to the #terrorist organization (#Hezbollah) in 🇱🇧Lebanon. This is how the "oil war" is conducted.
1/25–Part 1
#Iran's oil smuggling into Syria is not a new issue. They have been in place for several years, even before the #Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iran and on Syria.
The question facing Western intelligence was how #Syria pays Iran for the oil it receives. 2/25
As of May2018, when the #Iranians were barred from transferring funds in the international financial system, they had trouble getting the proceeds or payments for the oil they smuggled to China, North Korea, Syria & other countries like Turkey where oil was smuggled inland. 3/25
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US lawmaker investigates Biden @POTUS administration over $1 billion Iran ransom payment.
U.S. reportedly waived sanctions to facilitate payment to Tehran.…
A Rep lawmaker on the House Financial Services Committee is pressing @JoeBiden adm to come clean about its suspected role in facilitating a $1 billion ransom payment to Iran as part of an effort to secure the release of a South Korean oil tanker that Tehran has held hostage.
Rep @RepBryanSteil petitioned Treasury Secretary @JanetYellen to immediately provide him and other lawmakers with information about the reported #US role in waiving #terrorism sanctions on #Iran so that South Korea could complete the billion-dollar payment.
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It's been 49 days. 49 busy days. And yet somehow the Biden administration still has NOT reversed Trump's Executive Order that threatens sanctions, monetary penalties & imprisonment on persons who assist the ICC!
This is shameful. And so revealing.
One way to think of terrorism is that it is the peacetime equivalent of war crimes. Opposing the ICC (as Israel does, as the US has done: see the Hague Invasion Act!!!) is a clear indication that "we" are NOT opposed to terrorism at all: we want impunity for "our terrorists" 2/
The car bombing described below was conducted by the CIA, Great Britain, Saudi Arabia & Israel. It killed 80 civilians in March, 1985. There has of course never been any accountability for this crime. Nor any acknowledgement of our responsibility!!! 3/
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#Sanaa calls on int’l community to condemn cooperation between #Saudi-led coalition, Al-#Qaeda.

SANAA, March 07 (YPA) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sanaa on Sunday called on the international community to condemn the existing cooperation between Saudi-led coalition
countries and Al-#Qaeda organization.

This came in letters the Ministry addressed to all permanent delegations to the UN in New York, the UN Secretary-General’s office, the President of the Security Council and all members of the Council, permanent delegations to the
#European headquarters of the #UN in Geneva, the office of the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General to #Yemen in #Sanaa, and the group of 19 countries interested in the political settlement in Yemen.

The Foreign Ministry called for pressing the coalition countries to
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#YEMEN:The Security and Intelligence Service revealed on Friday in an intelligence report on information for the first time about Al-#Qaeda and the activities of its leaders and members in the #Marib province.
The report revealed the organizational structure of the so-called
state of #Marib and the shelters, homes, and farms al-Qaeda use, the hotels they visit, as well as the weapons and supply stores, the training and rehabilitation camps that belong to them, the smuggling routes in which they travel, their relationship with the mercenaries and
their presence on the battlefronts.

The agency(Sheba Agency) indicated that, by presenting this information, it seeks to reveal to the public opinion the extent of the conspiracy against the #Yemeni people, as well as the amount of support and facilities that these criminal
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Iranian #Terrorists Claim to Have Active Cells in Washington, D.C. ‘Resistance cells are rooted even in America and its capital’. @SecBlinken
@FDD @Jerusalem_Post @IsraelHayomEng…
#Iranian militia groups claim to have active cells of operatives stationed in Washington, D.C. and other #US. cities, according to chatter in online forums used by these groups. Image
Kawtheryoon Electronic Team, a Telegram network used by #Iranian militia groups & supporters, claimed in a recent posting that Iranian "resistance cells are rooted even in America and its capital," according to a copy of the English-language posting. Image
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#Thread about #Yemen #YemenCrisis #USA #Biden #Trump #terrorism…

Ten years ago Yemen had reached a dead end and was perceived as a failed state. ......
Ali Abdullah Saleh was completing the transformation into an autocratic state, creating such problems that it took a miracle to prevent the fall into the abyss.
The revolution was directed against the corrupt and clientelist rule of Saleh, which led to the impoverishment of #Yemen , left many political questions unsolved, weakened state institutions and in the end undermined the republic by attempting to seize power to pass on his son.
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#BREAKING Here a #Thread about #Afghanistan #Taliban #USArmy and #news :

Peace process in Afghanistan: USA wants to delay troop withdrawal, Taliban strictly oppose delaying troop withdrawal of the American troop withdrawal
#Peace #terrorism #geopolitics #BreakingNews
Local media reported that the US had proposed a major international Afghanistan conference in which the United Nations would play an important role.
The Taliban strictly oppose postponing the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

At the beginning of last year, the United States had promised the Taliban a troop withdrawal by May 1, 2021. In return, they committed to peace talks with the government.
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The "launches" to the campus, the monitoring of the improvement efforts & the #redline that must not be crossed in the quality & quantity of armaments: this is how the 🇮🇱Israeli defense deals with the threat of #Hezbollah's precision missiles. 1
This is probably one of the few threats that the Israeli public is not fully aware of. A significant strategic threat, which could lead #Israel to launch a pre-emptive strike, even though the pretext is not nuclear weapons. This is also the hottest issue: #Hezbollah missiles! 2
Immediately after the 2ed Lebanon War, ignoring Security Council Resolution 1701, which imposed a full #embargo on arms transfers to #Hezbollah, Hezbollah embarked on a huge logistical op, with billions of $ in #Iranian funding, equipped with tens of thousands of rockets. 3
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#tdih 1874 Describing themselves as defenders of a “hereditary civilization and Christianity,” a group of Confederate veterans in La. formed the White League.

Stated purpose was restoration of white supremacy. #terrorism 1/4 [📷 teacher murdered by WL]…
The paramilitary group operated openly to eliminate the Reconstruction government by targeting local Republican officeholders for assassination and terrorizing freed people to keep them from voting, political organizing, and getting an education. #TeachVotingRights history. 2/4
Julia Hayden, a 17-year-old schoolteacher, was shot to death by White League within three days of starting to work at school for freed people in Hartsville, Tenn. in fall of 1874. #TeachReconstruction (See her image and find link to news story in first tweet in this thread.) 3/4
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#Reflection // Is the missile attack on the #Israeli cargo ship, part of the #Iranian negotiations for the nuclear agreement?! Why do you think it happened now? This is not the first attack, It is the 4th attack this week! 1/6
#Iran could sink the ship. It didn’t happen as the Iranians have a ladder of ranks, they are in a trap, if they raise flames they will snatch. Meanwhile they must say that their honor hasn’t been trampled in vain. They are facing the White House, it is part of negotiations. 2/6
#Iran spoke in an event English, not Hebrew. In the last week they attacked three #American bases in Iraq. The message to @POTUS is: If you do not be flexible, we will strengthen #terrorist acts. Go back to the previous deal then can we get the money & remove the sanctions. 3/6
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Today on @AmericaNewsroom, NCRI-US Dep Dir Alireza Jafarzadeh (@A_Jafarzadeh) discussed #JCPOA & #Terrorism:
"The Iranian regime definitely wants to get the Bomb because that's their tool for their survival. They are very weak and vulnerable, isolated in the region and... 1/4 Image
... "also inside Iran. Over the past 3 years, there have been several major uprisings in Iran's all 31 provinces. #IranProtests have been going on this week in city of #Saravan in Southeast Iran. The regime has killed 40 people, injured a 100 more just in the past 2 days... 2/4 Image
... "So, this is a weak regime, but they seek to portray themselves as though they are in the driver's seat by threatening everybody else in order to gain concessions and have the #sanctions lifted without changing their behavior. When you deal with #Iran's regime... 3/4 Image
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#DRCongo #Beni #Terrorism

According to local authorities, at least 24 people were killed in three separate attacks that took place overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, both in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
According to local authorities in Beni, on Tuesday evening, rebels assaulted the village of Kisima for the first time, killing eleven civilians and then torching a few buildings.

The same attackers later launched an assault near downtown Oicha,
shooting two other civilians to death before fleeing into the nearby forest. According to civil society in Beni territory, the results of these two attacks are still provisional as some civilians have not been found since the attack on Tuesday.
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