Israel/Mali/Niger – Map shown by PM shows Israel having ‘potential’ relations with Mali, Niger

2019/02/25 – Israel has “potential” diplomatic relations with Mali and Niger — two Muslim countries in Africa — according to a map Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed American-Jewish leaders this week.

Israeli officials have long acknowledged their goal to restore formal ties with Mali, though never publicly referred to the status quo of relations in this way. Continuer à lire … « Israel/Mali/Niger – Map shown by PM shows Israel having ‘potential’ relations with Mali, Niger »

Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger to launch border protection centre

2019/02/ 25- Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger have signed the executive regulation of the Joint Operations Centre to secure the border among the four countries.The fourth ministerial meeting to secure the border among the four nations has been held on 22 February in the Niger’s capital, Niamey. Continuer à lire … « Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger to launch border protection centre »

Russian media: Aircraft belonging to ‘Putin’s chef’ flies frequently to Syria and Africa #Chad

2019/14/02 – A private jet believed to belong to the Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, also known as “Putin’s chef”, has been flying nearly every month to the Near East and Africa, where Russian mercenaries are known to be fighting, according to an investigation by the Russian news outlet Novaya Gazeta and the Russian media: Aircraft belonging to ‘Putin’s chef’ flies frequently to Syria and Africa

The aircraft, a Raytheon HAWKER 800XP with the registration number M-VITO, officially belongs to a company in the Seychelles with an unknown owner. The authors of the investigation believe it belongs to Prigozhin, based on information from his daughter’s social network account and the fact that the same company owns a yacht that was used by the Prigozhins on a family holiday. Continuer à lire … « Russian media: Aircraft belonging to ‘Putin’s chef’ flies frequently to Syria and Africa #Chad »

Libya/Chad – France bombed Chadian rebels to stop coup d’etat: foreign minister

2019/13/02 – France’s military struck rebels in Chad to prevent a coup d’etat against President Idriss Deby, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday.

On Deby’s request, French warplanes bombed a heavily-armed rebel convoy that crossed last week from Libya deep into Chadian territory.
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Morocco silent amid rumors of Netanyahu visit next month

2019/06/02 – Minister won’t address reports, but recent visit to north African nation by top Jewish Republicans adds fuel to speculation.

Morocco’s communications minister has refused to comment over the weekend on reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to arrange a state visit to Morocco just before Israelis go to the polls in April 9 elections Continuer à lire … « Morocco silent amid rumors of Netanyahu visit next month »

Sudanese rebel leader killed near Chadian border – reports

2019/04/02 – The leader of the Sudan Liberation Army-Minni Minawi or SLA-MM, Suleiman Arcua Minnawi, popularly known as Minni Minnawi has reportedly been killed this morning near the Chadian border.Several sources have claimed that the rebel leader was killed during a joint French-Chadian airstrike against unidentified rebel convoy which was crossing through Chad from the neighboring Libya to Sudan. Continuer à lire … « Sudanese rebel leader killed near Chadian border – reports »

Libya/Niger – Deputy Minister of Interior discusses with Niger Minister of Interior bilateral cooperation on all fields.

2019/31/01 – Deputy Minister of Interior, Brig Khalid Mazen discussed with Niger Minister of Interior bilateral cooperation on all fields. Brig Mazen’s meeting was on the sideline of the round table organized by International Organization for Migration (IOM) Tuesday in Niger on border security and immigration. Continuer à lire … « Libya/Niger – Deputy Minister of Interior discusses with Niger Minister of Interior bilateral cooperation on all fields. »