Chad army kills two civilians near Libyan border: sources

2018/09/16 – Chadian army helicopters killed two civilians in bombing runs over a gold mining town along the Libyan border, where government forces have clashed with a fledgling rebel movement, a family member of the victims and an intelligence official said. Continuer à lire … « Chad army kills two civilians near Libyan border: sources »

Libya’s divisions

2018/09/15  – Libya is set to miss a mid-September deadline to fix a framework for elections in December, part of a U.N.-led effort to reunify and stabilize a country that splintered after the Nato-backed uprising which overthrew Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

The capital has been shaken by heavy clashes and a militant attack on the headquarters of state oil firm NOC, casting new doubt on the election plan. Continuer à lire … « Libya’s divisions »

Mali/Kidal – Attaque contre le poste de sécurité de Tinzawatene: Communiqué de la CMA (11/09)

COORDINATION DES MOUVEMENTS DE L’AZAWAD (CMA)

COMITÉ DIRECTEUR
-Cellule de Communication

COMMUNIQUÉ N°012/CD-CC-CMA

La Coordination des Mouvements de L’AZAWAD informe l’opinion nationale et internationale, que ce jour 11septembre 2018, que son poste de sécurité à Tinzawatene à fait l’objet d’une attaque par des individus armés Non identifiés.

A L’issu de cette attaque criminelle la CMA déplore l’enlèvement de deux de ses combattants . La CMA condamne avec la dernière rigueur cette attaque perpétrée par les réseaux criminels et prendra toutes les dispositions pour retrouver les combattants enlevés.

Ces attaques terroristes répétées , ciblant une énième fois nos officiers , combattants, ainsi que les populations civiles, ne pourront rester impunis. A cet effet, la CMA dénonce et condamne ces actes barbares et lâches, et se verra dans l’obligation de poursuivre et arrêter les auteurs de ces crimes odieux.

Kidal, le 11 septembre 2018

Pour la CMA

Mohamed Ould Mahmoud

Porte Parole

Libya – Six Years After a US Ambassador Was Killed in Benghazi, Libya Remains Mired in Chaos

2018/09/11 – On the night of September 11, 2012, the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi was attacked and burned. The US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, who was visiting Libya’s eastern city, and three other US citizens lost their lives. At first, the attack was thought to have been carried out by a mob angry about a video made in the United States that mocked Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. It was later determined to be an act of terrorism. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Six Years After a US Ambassador Was Killed in Benghazi, Libya Remains Mired in Chaos »

Libya – UNSMIL publishes terms of Tripoli ceasefire

2018/09/11 – The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published Monday on its website the terms of the ceasefire it had brokered on September 04.

UNSMIL said the Libyan attending parties agreed to develop a monitoring and verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire under the oversight and guidance of the Joint Operations Centre. Continuer à lire … « Libya – UNSMIL publishes terms of Tripoli ceasefire »

UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia

2018/09/10 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed satisfaction with the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia. Guterres, in his remarks to the Security Council on ‘Corruption in Conflicts’, noted that the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia had seen funds returned to the treasury. Continuer à lire … « UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia »

Libya – Swiss arms circulating in Libya chaos

2018/09/10 – Swiss weapons have reportedly been circulating in Libya amid a recent upsurge of fighting between rival militia.

Traders from the Libyan capital Tripoli have been selling RUAG weapons and Swiss grenade launchers on the Internet, according to the « SonntagsBlick » newspaper. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Swiss arms circulating in Libya chaos »