Etiqueta 'Terrorism'
Police arresting possible Algerian jihadist


Police detain two Algerians in anti-terrorism operation in Barcelona

The two Algerians were part of a cell, under investigation since 2017, which was planning an attack with explosives in Barcelona.

Reuters14/07/2020 15:31

Mohamed Harrak was arrested in April 2016.


Alleged jihadist arrested in Palma on trial next month

Harrak maintains that he was in fact supplying information to the National Intelligence Centre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/09/2017 00:00

Concrete barriers were being installed in Palma yesterday.


Reinforcement of barriers in Palma following Barcelona attack

There was a minute's silence across Majorca yesterday. Immediate security measures include concrete barriers that have been installed in the Plaça Porta Pintada.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/08/2017 00:00

Trade and industry minister Iago Negueruela applauds the opening of the easyJet base.


Strains and silences: the week in Majorca

The announcement of more summer flights was "unacceptable"; accommodation problems were affecting the police; Majorca was silent for a minute on Thursday.

Andrew Ede26/03/2017 00:00

Left to right: Calvia town hall's tourism advisor, Joan Mesquida, Mayor Alfonso Rodríguez Badal and the deputy mayor and councillor for tourism and commerce, Antonio García Moles.


World Travel Market report reveals positive outlook

Terrorism is the number-one concern for British holidaymakers. Travel industry bosses say terror attacks have had the greatest impact on their business in the past year.

Jason Moore08/11/2016 00:00

The arrests by the Guardia Civil were at a mosque in Sant Antoni de Portmany.


Imams arrested in Ibiza for IS indoctrination

Since Spain was placed on level four terrorist risk alert last year, 156 supposed jihadists have been detained.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/10/2016 00:00

Tunisia's tourism minister Salma Elloumi, who has been talking to Majorca's leading hoteliers.


Leading Majorcan hotel chains not returning to Tunisia

Three of the Big Four Majorcan hotel chains pulled out of Tunisia and have no plans at present to return.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/10/2016 00:00

National Police at Palma's Son Sant Joan airport.


Spain stepping up security in tourist areas following terrorist attacks

Security forces in the country are stepping up their vigilance, with tourist areas and religious sites being particularly sensitive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/07/2016 00:00

Mohammed Harrak's father and sister waited to see him when he made his court appearance on Thursday.

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Terrorism, tax and trouble up north: the week in Majorca

It was just before 8am on Tuesday when the national interior ministry tweeted a message that announced the arrest in Palma of a Moroccan national with close relations with DAESH.

Monitor24/04/2016 00:00

Government plays down terrorist and graffiti negative publicity


Government plays down terrorist and graffiti negative publicity

Pilar Costa spoke of the need for calmness and for trust in the security forces in light of the arrest of the IS suspect, Mohammed Harrak.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/04/2016 00:00

Majorca IS suspect ordered to remain in custody


Majorca IS suspect ordered to remain in custody

Harrak had said that the Paris attacks had represented an "excellent day", one that made "Europe tremble".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/04/2016 00:00

Moroccan Mohammed Harrak


IS suspect was speeding up military training

Mohammed Harrak refused to make a statement claiming it was a "big misunderstanding".

Humphrey Carter20/04/2016 00:00

Emergency personnel are seen at the scene of a blast outside the metro station in Brussels.


Explosions hit Brussels airport, metro station at least 28 killed

Spanish airports agency cancels all flights to Brussels. There were people from Majorca at the airport but it is unknown if anyone from the island has been a casualty.

Philip Blenkinsop22/03/2016 00:00

The plane at Palma's Son Sant Joan airport.


False terrorist threat causes plane to land at Palma

The plane was travelling from Athens to Madrid when the pilot requested activation of the anti-terrorist protocol.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/01/2016 00:00

Leading local politicians and the French Consul stand for a minute's silence.

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Terrorism and tax: the past week in the Bulletin

Terror in a nearby land, a tax with a new name and a world-renowned chef. These were just some of the subjects and themes of the past week.

Monitor22/11/2015 00:00

Emotion during the minute's silence.


Paris terror: Solidarity from the Balearics

Voicing her own support for the French people, President Armengol said that terrorists "will not defeat democracy".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/11/2015 00:00