Sudan’s new FM open to relations with Israel, if Palestinian conflict resolved

Asma Abdullah, first woman in her country’s history to be top diplomat, says ‘now is not the time,’ but adds that most Arab states maintain some ties with Jewish state. Continuer à lire … « Sudan’s new FM open to relations with Israel, if Palestinian conflict resolved »

Pipeline operator EMG signs terminal deal for Israel-Egypt gas exports

08/09/2019 – The East Mediterranean Gas (EMG) pipeline operator signed a deal to use a terminal belonging to Israel’s Europe Asia Pipeline Company (EAPC) for the export of natural gas to Egypt, the companies said on Sunday.The pipeline arrangement was one of the final hurdles before Israel could begin selling gas to Egypt in a landmark $15 billion export deal. Continuer à lire … « Pipeline operator EMG signs terminal deal for Israel-Egypt gas exports »

Nigeria – Israel, FG to address Boko Haram, insecurity

03/09/2019 – Israel is to partner with the Federal Government to address Boko Haram and other forms of insecurity, the President of Galilee International Management Institute, Prof. Joseph Shevel, has said. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria – Israel, FG to address Boko Haram, insecurity »

Is Africa ready for weapons that call their own shots?

28/08/2019 – Robotic weapons that once activated can select and attack targets without any further human intervention are being developed by the United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Israel. Often listed as part of the ‘third revolution’ in warfare, after conventional weapons and nuclear weapons, lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) will be unpredictable on the battlefield. Continuer à lire … « Is Africa ready for weapons that call their own shots? »

Israel’s diplomatic thrust into Africa spearheaded by military training

2019/03/07 – TV report says IDF commandos are teaching local forces krav maga, urban combat and hostage rescue in a dozen African nations.

Israel Defense Forces commandos are reportedly training local forces in more than a dozen African nations, part of a broad strategy by Israel to boost its diplomatic ties in the continent. Continuer à lire … « Israel’s diplomatic thrust into Africa spearheaded by military training »

Saudi Arabia Chairs Ministerial Committee to Counter Israeli Activities in Africa

2019/03/07 – Ahmed Abdulaziz Kattan, Minister of States for African Affairs chaired here today the meeting of Arab Ministerial Committee to Counter Israeli Activities in Africa.
The meeting was held on the sideline of the 151 regular session of the League of Arab States’ Council at foreign ministers level to be held later today.
The committee is chaired by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with member states of Sudan, Libya, Lebanon, Palestine in addition to Dr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States.

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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 »