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Greek police arrests foreign national on suspicion of links with the ISIS

Police officers of the counter-terror division in Athens have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of having links to the ISIS terrorist organization, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) announced. The suspect, identified only as an Iraqi national, had been previously arrested on December 7, 2021 on migrant smuggling charges and was …

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Greek justice charges Iraqi man for membership to ISIS

A 34-year-old Iraqi man was who was arrested on Monday was charged for membership to the terror group ISIS on Tuesday. The man has reportedly admitted that he was a fighter of the ISIS and that he withdrew after a battle where he lost one of his legs. The man …

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Iraqi man arrested in Athens, is accused of being an ISIS terrorist

A 34-year-old Iraqi man, accused of being an ISIS terrorist, was arrested Monday noon following after a joint operation by the Greek Counter-Terrorism Unit and the National Intelligence Services (EYP), in the center of Athens. The man had arrived to Greece via the migrants’ Lesvos-route in 2018. He has reportedly …

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ISIS terrorist from Syria arrested in migrant facility Athens

A prosecutor in Athens charged a 27-year old man from Syria with membership in the terrorist organization ISIS /DA’ESH and direct complicity in manslaughter as a terrorist act after an incident at the migrant facility in Eleonas, an Athens neighborhood, led to his arrest on Thursday. Citing sources, state-run news …

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Tajik national arrested in Tripoli as suspected ISIS member

Greek authorities arrested a national from Tajikistan as suspected member of the ISIS. the 27-year-old man was arrested in the town of Tripolis in central Peloponnese on Thursday. Against him there was a high priority Red Arrest Warrant issued by the Interpol. The man was arrested during a random stop-and-search …

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Links to ISIS: Turkey deports woman with Greek & Australian passport to Greece

Turkey has deported to Greece a woman Ankara initially described as an “ISIS fighter.” It turns out that the woman was arrested because she entered Turkey from Syria with expired passport. Ankara deports to their countries of origin, people the Turkish Army has arrested during and after the military operation …

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Erdogan: “Turkey could release ISIS militants, send them to Europe”

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Europeans that “Turkey could release all the ISIS  prisoners and send them to Europe, together with millions of refugees and migrants.” Erdogan’s threats are Turkey’s response to the EU sanctions over Cyprus. Speaking to reporters before his visit to the United States, Erdogan also said …

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Turkey to send ISIS terrorists back to their European countries of origin

Turkey will send all 1,200 ISIS terrorists of foreign origin arrested during the Syria operation back to their countries, Ankara said on Monday. “Turkey will send all detained foreign Daesh terrorists to their countries of origin even if their citizenship have been revoked, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced. Reiterating Turkey’s …

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Greek authorities on high alert for jihadists escaping from Syrian prisons

Greek security officials have been placed on high alert due to concerns that Islamic State jihadists who have escaped from North Syrian prison may seek their repatriation in Europe, using Greece as a bridge. In cooperation with the Europol, the Greeks will try to tighten security in the country’s land …

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Belgian woman arrested on ferry to Greece over membership in terror group

A 22-year-old woman with Belgian citizenship was arrested on suspicion of membership in a terror group. The woman was arrested late Friday night while on a passenger ferry sailing from Italy to Greece, en route Bari-Corfu-Igoumenitsa. The arrest followed a Europol warrant on charges of extremism. The Greek Coast Guard …

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Greek anarchists fight next to Syrian Kurds against the ISIS in Rojava

Greek anarchists fight against jihadists in north Syria together with local Kurdish forces. They reportedly operate in the region of Rojava, a de facto ‘autonomous region’ in Northern Syria, that is also known as Syrian Kurdistan or Western Kurdistan. The Greek anarchist call Rojava an “anarchist land.” According to a …

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Authorities raid Captagon lab, seize 635K pills worth €10million

In a joint operation of police and the Navy, Greek authorities arrested four men and seized 635,000 drug pills worth ten million euros. The drug pills known under the brand name Captagon are said to be popular in the Arab world. Furthermore, Captagon is known to be used by the …

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UPD2 Three heavily armed Britons arrested near Greek-Turkish Border

Three men, holders of British passports, were arrested in the town of Alexandroupolis near the Greek-Turkish border on Saturday. All three suspects were reportedly heavily armed and two trailers they were driving were transporting dozens of weapons and thousands of bullets. Bullets & firearms hidden in the two trailers – …

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Greek police arrests two ISIS suspects with Swedish passports & machetes in their luggage

Two people suspected to have links with the ISIS have been arrested in Alexandroupoli town in Northern Greece, near the Greek-Turkish borders. The two men were holders of Swedish passports and had one machete and military uniforms in their luggage. One is of Yemen origin and one from Bosnia. The …

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