Al-Sarraj, EU and Germany’s ambassadors discuss security situation in Libya

05/12/2019 – The Head of Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj discussed the latest developments on political and security levels in Libya with European Union (EU) and Germany’s ambassadors in the presence of Libya’s ambassadors to the EU and Germany. Continuer à lire … « Al-Sarraj, EU and Germany’s ambassadors discuss security situation in Libya »

Greece expels Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya maritime agreement: report

06/12/2019 – Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete, Reuters reported.

Libya called the move unacceptable. Turkey dismissed it as outrageous. Continuer à lire … « Greece expels Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya maritime agreement: report »

Top Russian diplomat calls for African Union’s involvement in talks on Libya

06/12/2019 – Sergei Lavrov drew attention to the fact that many countries had expressed their concern about the memorandum of understanding signed by Turkey and Libya’s Government of National Accord on maritime jurisdiction. Continuer à lire … « Top Russian diplomat calls for African Union’s involvement in talks on Libya »

US, Morocco Committed to Continued Peace, Security

06/12/2019 – During his December 5 visit to Morocco, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with both the Moroccan head of government and the DGSN chief to discuss continued cooperation on security.

Continuer à lire … « US, Morocco Committed to Continued Peace, Security »

Libya – Haftar, Gaddafi-era Revolutionary Committees figures sign secret deal in UAE to share power

19/11/2019 – A secret deal between Khalifa Haftar and figures from the Moammar Gaddafi-era Revolutionary Committees has been signed in the UAE, Libya Al-Ahrar TV Channel has reported. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Haftar, Gaddafi-era Revolutionary Committees figures sign secret deal in UAE to share power »

Russia declares Wagner PMC mercenary captured by ISIS dead

18/11/2019 – In May 2019, the family of the Cossack Grigory Tsurkanu received a death certificate for him, even though he had been considered only “missing” until then, Kommersant reports, citing its own sources. Continuer à lire … « Russia declares Wagner PMC mercenary captured by ISIS dead »

Cross-border arms trafficking inflames northern Kenya’s conflicto (by Duncan E Omondi Gumba and Guyo Chepe Turi)

 

18/11/2019 – After decades of conflict, war-hardened civilians in Marsabit County are arguably better armed than security forces.

Arms trafficking and cattle rustling are driving local conflict in Kenya’s northern border county of Marsabit. Scores have been killed in the politically motivated ethnic conflict this year alone. In the latest flare-up on 25 August, 12 people died in attacks on two villages in Marsabit’s Forolle settlement along the Kenya-Ethiopia border. Continuer à lire … « Cross-border arms trafficking inflames northern Kenya’s conflicto (by Duncan E Omondi Gumba and Guyo Chepe Turi) »