2019/03/06 – The Egyptian army on Tuesday conducted a major military exercise near the Libyan border.
The exercise was attended by Army Chief-of-Staff Mohamed Farid, according to an army statement.
The drills included tactical exercises simulating real-time combat scenarios.
Within recent years, the Egyptian army has foiled numerous attempts to smuggle weapons from neighboring Libya.
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2019/30/01 – Delegates from India, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Niger, Zambia and Rwanda attended the two-day conference.
PUNE will host a joint military exercise of the Indian Army and armies of more than a dozen African nations in March. The focus of the exercise will be humanitarian mine action and peacekeeping operations. Continuer à lire … « India/Africa – Pune to host Indian Army’s joint exercise with African counterparts in March #Niger »
2018/04/12 – Military Production Minister Mohamed El-Assar held talks with Mali’s army chief of staff Brigadier General M’Bemba Moussa Keïta on Tuesday, on the margins of Egypt’s first defence expo, EDEX 2018.
El-Assar asserted that EDEX – which opened on Monday and will close on Wednesday – is meant to review vistas of cooperation with friendly states, especially in Africa. Continuer à lire … « Egypt / Mali – Egypt’s military production minister discusses military cooperation with Malian army chief of staff »
2018/12/11 – The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Continuer à lire … « Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea »
2018/05/11 – On Wednesday, the fifth « Africa Investment Conference » will be held at the Four Seasons Resort in Dubai.The two-day conference, which will be hosted by the African Legal Network, aims to promote investments in Africa and encourage discussions on critical issues facing the continent, and is expected to attract more than 400 representatives and will include speakers from many companies, government departments and research centres. Continuer à lire … « Dubai to host ‘Africa Investment Conference’ »
2018/12/11 – The jihadist threat is not new to the Maghreb. However, the fallout of the 2011 Arab uprisings has fundamentally altered the political and security environment of North African countries. While states such as Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia witnessed an increase in deaths from jihadist attacks, others like Algeria and Morocco experienced a reduced impact. Despite differences, the threats are persistent and numerous, including local jihadi cells that range from the already settled to the residual to those burgeoning into external groups that operate in the Sahel, such as the well-established al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). The mutual lack of trust and cooperation in counterterrorism and security among Maghreb countries further complicates countering such threats. Put together, the region’s security could become even more precarious, and the fight against jihadism might be a long one. Continuer à lire … « Specter of jihadism continues to haunt Maghreb »
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 »