Keyword: Hayat Boumeddienne

Charlie Hebdo killings: did intelligence services overlook threat from terror network?

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Photo de surveillance policière de 2010 de Chérif Kouachi avec Djamel Beghal © DR Photo de surveillance policière de 2010 de Chérif Kouachi avec Djamel Beghal © DR

The murder of a policewoman and the bloody siege at a Jewish supermarket carried out by a known associate of the two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre indicates that an organised group was behind last week's terror attacks. Mediapart has had access to documents from an anti-terrorist investigation in 2010  showing that two of last week's gunmen were involved back then with a radicalised French network that was considering future “martyr operations”. These were supermarket hostage taker Amedy Coulibaly and Charlie Hebdo massacre suspect Chérif Kouachi. As Fabrice Arfi and Karl Laske report, the revelations will inevitably raise questions about whether more could have been done by the intelligence services to prevent last week's bloody events.

Fourth Paris terror suspect 'on the run' in Syria

Hayat Bourmeddience, the 26-year-old partner of kosher supermarket killer Amedy Coulibaly, may have flown to Turkey on January 2nd.

Charlie Hebdo attack: France police hunt accomplices

Key figure being sought is Hayat Boumeddiene, partner of supermarket gunman Amedy Coulibaly, and who is described as 'armed and dangerous'.