2018/03/20 – Senegal’s government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey’s growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa. Continuer à lire … « Senegal/Turkey – Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile #Gulen »
2018/03/ 18 – “Is this in Canada’s national interest or is this in the Liberals’ interest?” asked MP James Bezan, after a government source confirmed Canada will dispatch an aviation task force to the West African nation as part of a UN mission.
The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government’s decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali.
Continuer à lire … « Mali /Canada – Conservative critic questions Liberal plan to send Canadian peacekeepers to Mali »
2018/03/18 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been one of the leading countries in the Middle East in terms of aggressive foreign policy. This activism is easily observed in Abu Dhabi’s response to the revolutionary uprisings in the Arab world. The UAE has supported the Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi regime in Egypt; it has become an active player in Libyan politics and played a great role in Yemen’s civil war. Continuer à lire … « Military bases in UAE foreign policy (Opinion) #Libya #Turkey »
2018/03/17 – Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has called on the international community to support efforts of the countries of the Sahel Region to fighting against extremism and terrorism.Ghanour’s call came during the 6th meeting of the Ministerial Coordination Platform for Sahel Strategies which was held in the Chadian capital, Ndjamena on Thursday. Continuer à lire … « Sudan calls to support anti-terrorism efforts in #Sahel region »
2018/03/17 – Canada will be dispatching an aviation task force to the troubled West African nation of Mali as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission, a senior government official said Friday. Continuer à lire … « Canada to send over 200 soldiers to Mali in UN peacekeeping mission »
2018/03/16 – Former Université de Sherbrooke economics student Assane Kamara tells Senegalese terrorism trial that unlike Quebec friends who fled to fight in Syria he did not aspire to ‘violent jihad.’
Continuer à lire … « Canada /Senegal : Money was meant for return to Canada, not to join Daesh, terror trial in Senegal hears »
2018/03716 – Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “From a defense perspective the Sahel is not very important for Saudi Regime or the UAE.” Continuer à lire … « Sahel not important for KSA defense-wise: Prof. Hunter #UAE #SaudiArabia #G5Sahel »