Tagged: jihadist

Greek border guards warn jihadist have passed thru Greece

The Association of Greek Border Control Guards has warned that the situation with the refugee hotspots in Greece has become unmanageable, in a press conference Tuesday. The union says it is unable to manage the problem, in spite of the special training to 4,700 new guards to specifically oversee the borders, which in reality are […]

‘Voice’ of Paris terrorist raids traversed Greece last year

A French jihadist whose voice was heard in an audio recording in which ISIS referenced last November’s terrorist attacks in Paris passed through Greece on his way to Syria early last year. Fabien Clain, known to French intelligence authorities since 2001, was released from prison in his home country in 2014. Early last year, he […]

Swedish jihadist, who was arrested in northern Greece, was on EU suspect list

A Bosnian-born Swede who was arrested in northern Greece last week on suspicion of attempting to reach Syria to join ISIS jihadists had been listed on the Schengen Information System as a potential terrorist suspect but Swedish authorities failed to alert their European counterparts. Mirsad Bektasevic, 29, was arrested in Evros along with an unidentified […]

No evidence jihadist was in Greece, says ministry

Greece vehemently denied on Friday that the alleged leader of the terrorist cell that carried out the recent attacks in Paris passed through Greece. The Citizens’ Protection Ministry issued a statement expressing disappointment regarding comments attributed to French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve in which he claimed that a foreign intelligence service had informed authorities in […]