Libya and the UK discuss fostering security cooperation

16/10/2019 – The Minister of Interior, Fathi Bashagha has discussed with the Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy in Libya, Nicholas Hopton training of security service personnel of the ministry.

The meeting reviewed prospects for cooperation between Libya’s Interior Ministry and its British counterpart, in addition to other security topics related to the fight against terrorism, organized crime, and illegal immigration, according to the ministry’s Information Office.

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Army Challenges Ndume to Prove 847 Soldiers Lost to Insurgency

16/10/2019 – The Nigerian Army yesterday asked Chairman of Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, to prove his claim that 847 soldiers had been lost to Boko Haram insurgency in the last six years.

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Nigeria Army ‘captures’ 10 Boko Haram commanders

13/10/2019 – Nigeria Army said the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have captured 10 senior commanders of the Boko Haram insurgency group.

Army spokesman Aminu Iliyasu in a statement said the arrest of the insurgents was part of the Nigeria Army’s heightened level of fight against terrorism. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria Army ‘captures’ 10 Boko Haram commanders »

Nigeria looks to sign military cooperation deal with Russia this month

13/10/2019 -Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari hopes to sign a military technical cooperation deal with Russia at talks with President Vladimir Putin this month that will help it fight Boko Haram militants, Nigeria’s ambassador in Moscow said on Friday.The Nigerian leader is due to meet Putin on the sidelines of a Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea city of Sochi amid a push by Moscow to expand its influence in Africa. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria looks to sign military cooperation deal with Russia this month »

Libya rejects Arab League’s proposal to reduce diplomatic cooperation with Turkey

13/10/2019 – Libya’s Foreign Ministry of the Government of National  Accord said Saturday it refuses to reduce diplomatic representation and cooperation with Turkey. Continuer à lire … « Libya rejects Arab League’s proposal to reduce diplomatic cooperation with Turkey »

Moscow and Beijing Discuss Security Situation in Libya

13/10/2019 – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister for Middle East and Africa Affairs Michael Bugdanov has discussed with Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Xing Xian Dong political and security developments in Libya. The two officials stressed the need to continue cooperation between Moscow and Beijing to achieve permanent stability in the Middle East and North Africa, said the Russian Foreign Ministry which said the Libyan issue was subject of extended talks between the two officials.

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Niger – Prorogation de l’état d’urgence dans la région de Diffa et certaines parties des régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua

13/10/2019 – Le Parlement nigérien en séance plénière de ce vendredi 11 octobre a entériné les projets de lois portant prorogation de l’état d’urgence dans la région de Diffa et dans plusieurs départements des régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Prorogation de l’état d’urgence dans la région de Diffa et certaines parties des régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua »