Libya – Tobruk-based Parliament Denies French Initiative to Resolve Libyan Crisis

2018/05/21 – Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament denied on Sunday the existence of a new French initiative aimed at resolving the country’s crisis. Official parliamentary spokesman Abdullah Balihak described as baseless reports that said that the parliament had received such an initiative. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Tobruk-based Parliament Denies French Initiative to Resolve Libyan Crisis »

5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco

2018/05/13 – There are 5,342 terror suspects from 41 countries currently being detained in five intelligence prisons in Riyadh, Jeddah, Buraidah, Abha and Dammam, according to the Presidency of the State Security.

The presidency said 71 suspects belonging to 11 different nationalities were detained during the past two weeks. Continuer à lire … « 5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco »

Mauritanie – L’Ecole de Guerre du Sahel sera lancée en Octobre à Nouakchott

2018/05/03 – 31 officiers supérieurs inaugurent dès le mois d’octobre 2018, la toute première école de guerre baptisée Collège de Défense du G5 sahel (CDG5S) basée à Nouakchott en Mauritanie. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanie – L’Ecole de Guerre du Sahel sera lancée en Octobre à Nouakchott »

Military bases in UAE foreign policy (Opinion) #Libya #Turkey

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 »

Mauritanian envoy discusses ways to enhance ties with Al-Azhar

2013/03/13 – Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb discussed here on Sunday with Mauritanian Ambassador to Egypt Weddadi Ould Sidi Haiba, ways to enhance relations between Egypt’s renowned Islamic institution and Mauritania in various cultural, religious and scientific fields. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanian envoy discusses ways to enhance ties with Al-Azhar »

Libyan militias continue to benefit from external weapons support: UN Libya Experts Panel report

2018/03/11 – Armed groups within Libya continue to benefit from external support including the provision of materiel, targeted airstrikes at night and sophisticated munitions, the UN Libya Experts Panel report states in its section on the implementation of the arms embargo. Continuer à lire … « Libyan militias continue to benefit from external weapons support: UN Libya Experts Panel report »

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 »