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 …

A Female Wannabe Martyr For The So-Called Islamic State Arrested In Spain

The young woman was planning to join terrorist fighters in Idlib, Syria The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), supported by Europol, arrested a young woman, inspired by jihadist terrorism, who was willing to join fighters for the so-called Islamic State Read More …

Spain Takes Down Terrorist Cell Recruiting Online For The So-Called Islamic State

On 28 October, Europol supported the CGI of the Spanish National Police (Comisaría General de Información de la Policía Nacional) in arresting three suspects linked to a terrorist cell actively recruiting and indoctrinating young people. The individuals, among which feature Read More …

Jihadist radicalisation: an individual arrested in Spain for spreading terrorist propaganda online

The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) arrested a supporter of the so-called Islamic State terrorist organisation in an operation developed together with Europol. The suspect was searching, editing and further disseminating terrorist propaganda material to young people online. On 20 Read More …

Spain dismantle a terrorist organisation recruiting and indoctrinating women

On 16 October the General Commissariat of Information of the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional – CGI) arrested two individuals for their alleged link to a terrorist organisation and on suspicion of recruiting and indoctrinating for the purpose of jihadist Read More …

Duo arrested on suspicion of planning explosives attack in Barcelona

Catalan police have arrested two men on suspicion of planning an explosives attack in Barcelona. The two individuals of Algerian nationality, aged 41 and 43, are suspected of belonging to a cell that has been under investigation since 2017. The Read More …

Spain: Lone wolf terror suspect planned to bomb Barcelona-Real Madrid football match using explosive-laden drone

A suspected ‘lone wolf’ terrorist had even plotting to bomb a Barcelona versus Real Madrid match using a drone. This is the claim of Spanish police, who say his plans were scuppered by the coronavirus lockdown. Instead he started wandering Read More …

Spanish police and FBI foil suspected radical Islamic terror plot to attack Barcelona

The FBI and the Spanish police arrested a “lone wolf” radical Islamist suspect on Friday who was believed to be planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Barcelona. The Moroccan man, who was not named, was detained in the Mediterranean Read More …

Postal workers in Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca find explosive device destined for Mallorca

Explosives Deactivation Unit (TEDAX-NRBQ) of the Provincial Police Station of Alicante was immediately alerted, and the parcel was isolated. National Police have since arrested a 42-year-old Spanish man in the city, who faces charges of possession of explosives and public Read More …

Spanish police arrest ‘most wanted’ ISIS suspect hiding out in Spanish lockdown

A former British rapper and notorious Islamic state suspect has been arrested in Spain, judicial sources said on Wednesday. Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a former rapper from west London who once posted an image of himself holding a severed head on Twitter, Read More …