16/10/2019 – Le général Babacar Gaye, ancien chef d’état-major général des armées sénégalaises, a demandé mardi au gouvernement du Sénégal de ne pas « sous-estimer » la force du G5 Sahel. »Ne sous-estimons pas le G5 Sahel », groupe de coopération militaire et de développement qui rassemble la Mauritanie, le Mali, le Niger, le Burkina Faso et le Tchad, parce qu’il y a derrière ce G5 Sahel « une approche globale des problèmes du Sahel », a affirmé le général Gaye. Continuer à lire … « G5 Sahel : un ancien chef d’état-major sénégalais demande de ne pas « sous-estimer » cette force »
16/10/2019 – GNA Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala has sent a letter to the President of the UN security Council, following the barbaric shelling of a home in the Tripoli area of Al Fernaj on Monday, in which 3 children died and a woman and a girl wounded all from one family. The letter reads: ‘Every day passes and indeed every hour without a firm stance taken to repel this aggression on the capital and halt the crimes will lead to crimes that will not only threaten Libya but the entire region.’
16/10/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said all hands must be on deck to ensure that Boko Haram insurgents are completely defeated.
Buhari said Nigerians and security agents must team up with his government to stop the degraded Boko Haram insurgents from attacking soft targets in the Northeast. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari »
13/10/2019 – One of the deadliest militant attacks in the seven-year Islamist insurgency in Mali has stoked fresh anger over the government’s failure to halt jihadist raids, months after protests forced the prime minister to resign. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response »
18/09/2019 – The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj is visiting Italy’s capital, Rome, on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments of the Libyan crisis with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Continuer à lire … « Libya / Italy – Al-Sarraj visits Rome to discuss Libya’s conflict »
18/09/2019 – Images supplied to ARES show that the items in question included at least two Chinese-made GP6 laser-guided 155 mm artillery projectiles. These fall into a general category of weapons known as ‘precision guided munitions’. Precision guided munitions (PGMs) are those which can alter their flight paths to more precisely strike a target. PGMs are increasingly common amongst major militaries, however comparatively high per-munition cost and other factors restrict their use among the armed forces of developing nations. Nonetheless, more and more have been documented in service with the armed forces of developing nations, and in the hands of non-state actors. Continuer à lire … « Chinese GP6 guided artillery projectiles in Libya »
16/09/2019 – The Volcano of Rage Operation confirmed it had captured six of Haftar’s gunmen while attempting to infiltrate the Ramla axis, south of Tripoli. Continuer à lire … « Libya army captures six of Haftar’s militias south of Tripoli »