«Soldier of the Caliphate was a graduate student» – is the title of an article in the newspaper «Kommersant», where it is reported that
the attack on the police in Paris made the Algerian journalist Farid, Icken, who wrote his thesis at the University of Metz and recently moved to study in Paris. The French authorities qualified the incident as a terrorist attack.
Ikken two years studying journalism at the University in Sweden in 2008-2010, he worked as a journalist in Sweden and Algiers, wrote about the process of national reconciliation in his native country and the last two years working toward a PhD in political journalism in the countries of North Africa. He speaks three languages — Swedish, French and Arabic. His supervisor, Professor, University of Paris II-Assas, Arnaud Mercier, reported that they never noticed from his graduate signs of radicalism: «He’s always been very Pro-Western oriented».
Two terrorist attacks occurred almost simultaneously in Tehran. The attackers opened fire near the building of the Parliament of Iran, after which a similar attack was carried out on the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini. As a result of attacks killed seven people and wounded at least 35. Responsibility for the attack took on itself the «Islamic state», says another article in this same edition.
Intelligence services of Iran eliminated all of the terrorist attacks, however, remains unclear a number of issues, chief among them is how the terrorists managed to break through to the most protected buildings in Tehran.
One of the four perpetrators of the Wednesday morning attack on the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran, was poisoned with cyanide during a special operation in order not to fall into the hands of the security services. It is reported