Spain: National Police arrested a radicalized Spaniard in possession of bomb-making instructions

The National Police has arrested in Las Rozas (Madrid) a Spanish convert for his alleged participation in the crimes of self-indoctrination and terrorist self-training. The man had already been arrested in 2020 for similar crimes. Last March, a citizen informed Read More …

Europol: 5 arrested in Spain for Islamist militant links

Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre has supported the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) in a major crackdown on jihadists, including those operating online. A total of five suspected members of the so-called Islamic State have been arrested in the past Read More …

Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online

On 1 February, a large-scale Referral Action Day targeting terrorist content online took place at Europol’s headquarters. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) coordinated the referral activity, which saw the involvement Read More …

Guardia Civil to incorporate two aunav.NEO explosive deactivation robots

Press Release The robots will be used by the Guardia Civil’s Explosives Deactivation and CBRN Defence Service (SEDEX) during international peace missions. The aunav.NEO is designed and manufactured exclusively in aunav’s facilities in Spain. Madrid, 2 February 2022 – The Read More …

Spanish Police Arrests 5 Jihadists On Suspicion Of Preparing A Terrorist Attack

With the active support of Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre, the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has arrested in Barcelona and Madrid five suspected members of an Islamic State cell. The suspects – all Algerian nationals, are believed to have Read More …

Europol: Three Arrested In Spain For Terrorist Financing

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) supported by Europol, arrested three individuals in Madrid and Santa Cruz de Tenerife for their suspected involvement in the facilitation of terrorist financing. The suspects are believed to have used a non-governmental organisation to Read More …

Europol: Returning Foreign Fighter Arrested In Spain

The suspect was part of the so-called Islamic State in the Iraqi-Syrian conflict zone. Europol supported an operation of the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) leading to the arrest of a member of the so-called Islamic State. The suspect had Read More …

Europol: Traffickers supplying conflict zones with weapons and explosives disarmed in Spain

The criminal activity generated large profits, which were introduced into the legal economy. The criminal network had set up a well-organised money-laundering scheme which enabled them to invest their criminal proceeds in legal businesses. The profits were sent to tax Read More …