Libya conference kicks off in Italy despite Haftar’s absence

2018/12/11 – Rival Libyan factions and international delegations have arrived in the Italian city of Palermo for a two day conference focused on uniting the country’s institutions and preparing for a national election. Continuer à lire … « Libya conference kicks off in Italy despite Haftar’s absence »

Libya – New spy chief in appointed

2018/04/11 – Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) appointed on Thursday Abdullah A-Dersi as the new intelligence chief, replacing Abdul Qader al-Tuhami, according to a statement released late Wednesday by the head of the government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.

Following his appointment, Al-Dresi told a local television channel that he would take action to unify the Libyan intelligence apparatus.

He said that Libya’s intelligence services safeguard the country’s security and should be kept out of political disputes.

Libyan Expres /Sahel-Elite Image: Abdullah Al-Dresi (Photo: Internet)

Israeli companies to secure UN forces in Africa

2018/29/10 – In light of deteriorating security situation in continent, the United Nations signs agreements worth tens of millions of shekels with Israeli companies specializing in security and water; move deemed by Israel as vote of confidence. Continuer à lire … « Israeli companies to secure UN forces in Africa »

Togo – Forum parlementaire sur le renseignement et la sécurité en 2019 à Lomé

2018/28/10 – Le XIIe Forum parlementaire sur le renseignement et la sécurité aura lieu le 6 décembre prochain au Congrès US à Washington.  Continuer à lire … « Togo – Forum parlementaire sur le renseignement et la sécurité en 2019 à Lomé »

Russia is suspected of deploying troops to Libya, but what’s Moscow’s play in this muddy conflict?

2018/11/10 – Russian and Western media outlets say Moscow has been deploying troops to Libya for the past several months, reportedly to bolster one group in the country’s civil war. Russia is apparently filling a vacuum: the U.S. has effectively abandoned its efforts to intervene in the situation, and European nations are more concerned with stemming the flow of immigrants from Africa than resolving the conflict. Meduza takes a look at who’s fighting whom in Libya, and what Russia’s interests are in this messy conflict. Continuer à lire … « Russia is suspected of deploying troops to Libya, but what’s Moscow’s play in this muddy conflict? »

Mali – Une cinquantaine de Casques bleus belges en partance pour le Mali

2018/07/10 – Le gouvernement a donné vendredi son feu vert à l’envoi d’un peloton renforcé (une cinquantaine de militaires) au Mali pour renforcer une unité de reconnaissance allemande déployée au sein de la Mission de l’ONU dans ce pays, a indiqué le ministère de la Défense. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Une cinquantaine de Casques bleus belges en partance pour le Mali »

Mali – U.S. to keep supporting French military effort in Mali: Pentagon chief

2018/04/10 – The United States will continue to support French-led military efforts in Mali against militants and there is no intention to reduce the level of assistance, U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis said on Tuesday.“We have no intention of cutting back one bit on that support,” Mattis said during a press conference with his French counterpart in Paris.

“We will maintain the intelligence support, our logistic support and we fully embrace the French mission there as do a number of our other allies,” Mattis said.

Reuters/Sahel-Elite