Chad said to condition resumed ties with Israel on ‘extensive’ weapons sales

2018/02/12 – The president of Chad has presented Israel with a laundry list of demands, including significant arms sales, as a condition for renewing ties, according to a report Wednesday.

Idriss Déby’s visit to Israel this week was hailed as a historic opening between Jerusalem and the majority-Muslim African nation, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu planning a reciprocal trip in the near future to officially re-establish ties. Continuer à lire … « Chad said to condition resumed ties with Israel on ‘extensive’ weapons sales »

Tchad/Israël – Le Hamas condamne la visite du président tchadien en Israël

2018/28/11 – Le mouvement Hamas qui contrôle la bande de Gaza, a condamné ce mardi 27 novembre la visite du président du Tchad, Idriss Déby en Israël. Il a « rejeté toute forme de normalisation » avec l’Etat hébreu. Continuer à lire … « Tchad/Israël – Le Hamas condamne la visite du président tchadien en Israël »

Germany to approve €1b deal to lease Israeli UAVs #Mali #Military #Israel

2018/06/13 – The IAI-made UAVs are likely to carry munitions and carry out attacks in the German army’s theaters of operations in Mali and Pakistan. Continuer à lire … « Germany to approve €1b deal to lease Israeli UAVs #Mali #Military #Israel »

Why Israel is trying to expand power in Africa

2018/04/09 – An Israeli campaign is underway in sub-Saharan Africa on winning over African nations, which, partly due to significant Muslim minority populations, have often constituted a bloc of opposition at the UN.

In June 2017, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the first non-African leader to participate in a Summit of the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS. The following November, he attended Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi, joining leaders from other African countries and holding several bilateral meetings. Continuer à lire … « Why Israel is trying to expand power in Africa »

Israel signs gas deal with Egypt worth $15b

2018/02/20 – Reports from Israel have revealed details of a $15 billion deal to export 64 billion cubic metres of natural gas over 10 years to Egypt, Arab48.com said on Monday. The agreement, which was signed by the Israeli company Delek Drilling, with its US partner Noble Energy, and Egypt’s Dolphinus Holdings, was described by Israeli officials and media as the largest-ever export agreement for the country’s gas industry. Continuer à lire … « Israel signs gas deal with Egypt worth $15b »