Akhmed Chatayev

Groups demand investigation into how anti-terror forces killed 19-year-old

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Groups rallied outside the government building. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The death of a young Chechen man who was shot in an anti-terror operation last month has sparked an outcry among locals in the Muslim-inhabited region he came from, while activists in Tbilisi rallied outside the government building. […]

Five detained in Georgia for links to ISIS terror plot

By | December 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Five men were detained in a counter-terrorism operation in Georgia Tuesday morning accused of links to a terror plot involving a senior ISIS operative who was killed in Tbilisi a month ago. The five, Zurab Gornakashvili, Ruslan Aldamov, Ramaz Margoshvili, […]

Killed ISIS operative Chatayev was planning attacks in Georgia and Turkey

By | December 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Akhmed Chatayev. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A notorious ISIS fighter who was killed in Tbilisi a month ago was planning terror attacks against diplomatic missions in Georgia and Turkey, Georgian authorities said on Tuesday. The security police made the claim based on information […]

Georgian authorities confirm Akhmed Chatayev died in Nov 22 Tbilisi siege

By | December 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s State Security Service (SUS) acknowledged Friday that one of the suspects killed in a counterterrorism operation Nov 22 was Akhmed Chatayev. Local media have speculated that the Chechnya-born ISIS member was among the dead. […]

Mastermind of Ataturk Airport attack may be among 3 suspects killed in Tbilisi siege

By | November 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–One of the three terrorism suspects killed in a shootout with police on November 22 might be a Chechen who oversaw the Ataturk Airport bombings in 2016 which claimed 45 lives. Vakhtang Gomelauri, head of the State Security Agency (SUS), […]

Speaker of parliament wants full disclosure about Istanbul mastermind

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The speaker of Georgia’s parliament says people must know the truth about the suspected Istanbul bombing mastermind and his role in a mysterious shooting incident in Georgia in 2012. The same day, a member of government […]

‘Mastermind of Istanbul attack was an agent for Saakashvili’

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Sozar Subari. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two leading politicians in Georgia believe that Akhmed Chatayev, the suspected mastermind of the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, was an ‘agent of the previous government.’ “It turns out that this prominent terrorist [Chatayev] was an agent […]

Georgia denies that Istanbul airport attack’s mastermind was its citizen

By | July 4th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Akhmed Chatayev in Tbilisi in 2012. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia and Georgia disagree about what citizenship the suspected mastermind behind the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport June 28 has. Russia claims Akhmed Chatayev is not a Russian but a Georgian citizen. Georgia, on the other hand, […]

Was Istanbul airport attack organized by militant with links to Georgia?

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Akhmed Chatayev. (Interpressnews.) Chatayev was missing his left leg and right arm as he appeared outside the court building in Tbilisi in December, 2012. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The terrorist attack at Istanbul Atatürk Airport on 28 June, which claimed the lives of 44 victims and three suicide bombers and left 239 people wounded, is believed to have been organized by Akhmed Chatayev, a Russian national […]

U.S. designates Akhmed Chatayev as a terrorist

By | October 11th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Akhmed Chatayev in Tbilisi in 2012. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The United States has listed a Chechen with Russian citizenship who was released by the Georgian government in 2012 as connected to the Islamic State. The updated list of individuals affiliated with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, states […]