11/01/2021 – ItaMilRadar reported that a NATO Global Hawk RQ-4D “Phoenix” took off on Friday morning bound for southern Europe, heading towards Libya for a surveillance mission.
NATO recently carried out a similar mission over the Gulf of Sirte and that Friday mission appears to achieve similar goals, according to ItaMilRadar.
Author: Giovanni Giacalone / Pravda Report
11/01/2021 – On Friday, January 8th the GNA leader Fayez al-Sarraj met with an Italian government delegation led by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio; the official meeting took place in Palazzo Chigi.
The visit occurred during a very complicated phase for Libya as violence between the GNA and the LNA is about to erupt once again, and Serraj very likely travelled to Rome with the objective of asking the Italian government for more support. Continuer à lire … « Italy, Qatar and Turkey in Libya »
08/01/2021 – Head of the government of national accord, Fayez Al-Serraj welcomed the positive outcome of the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Saudi Arabia where the three-year rift between Qatar and other GCC members came to an end. Continuer à lire … « Al-Serraj welcomes reconciliation with Qatar »
08/01/2021 – Within the framework of supporting transparency and developing the performance of the National Oil Corporation and its subsidiaries, the Corporation cooperates with the US Department of Energy to implement a comprehensive study of the corporation’s plan in the medium and long term to rehabilitate and develop newly discovered producing fields to increase oil and gas production. The corporation’s website on the international information network stated that the study includes reviewing the corporate governance system in the corporation and its companies, the main objective of the study is to highlight the strengths of the National Oil Corporation, identify areas for improving efficiency and effectiveness and propose measures to support the performance of the corporation and its companies, and enhance Supporting international investment in Libya, and aligning the institution with the best international practices of major companies, which enhances opportunities to attract international investment and facilitates cooperation with leading international companies in all areas of the oil industry.
By Sami Zaptia
08/01/2021 -Tunisia’s Foreign Ministry stressed Monday (4 December) that Libya will top the agenda of the UN Security Council. Tunisia assumed the rotating presidency of the Security Council for January on Monday as a Non-Permanent Member of the Security Council in 2021. Continuer à lire … « Libya tops Tunisia-led Security Council January agenda: Tunisian Foreign Ministry »
By Libyan Express
22/12/2020 – Ministry of Interior, Fathi Bashagha met today with the Commander of the Western Military Region, Major General Osama Al-Jowili.
During the meeting, they discussed several military issues, regarding military and security support and joint cooperation, as well as reviewing the matter of political and secure settlement situation inside the country.
The meeting also covered a number of topics of common interest with the highlight being the outcome of the 5+5 joint military committee and how to actively support it to reach the best positive results for the national interest.
Sahel-Elite (Bamako-Mali) | Photo: Commander of Western forces meets with GNA’s Minister of Interior. [Photo: MoI]
22/12/2020 – Presidency Council Member and Minister of State for Civil Society Organisations Ahmed Hamza has discussed with Italian Ambassador Giuseppe Bocino cooperation on issues concerning the southern region. The Presidency Council Communication Office said the meeting which was held at the Council’s headquarters on Monday reviewed mechanism of supporting development in the southern region.
by Hilal Kaplan Daily Sabah
02/10/2020 – Mapping the Turkish Military’s Expanding Footprint » was the title of a study featured last year in Bloomberg and several other prominent publications. In light of recent developments, the Eastern Mediterranean and Azerbaijan have also been added to the map. The article written by Selcan Hacaoğlu starts by saying that the Turkish military hasn’t been as effective in as many areas globally since the Ottoman Empire, and explains how it has riveted its political influence with its military presence in Syria, Iraq, Qatar and Somalia and as a peacekeeping force in Afghanistan and the Balkans. Continuer à lire … « Mapping the Turkish military’s expanding footprint »
02/10/2020 Rabat – US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper signed a military cooperation deal Friday with Morocco, his final stop on a Maghreb tour aimed at beefing up the fight against terrorism and Islamic extremists in war-torn the Sahel and helping reach a settlement in Libya. Continuer à lire … « Esper reaffirms close security ties between US, Morocco »
02/10/2020 -As the Syrian Observatory continues monitoring and tracking the issue of involving Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries in Libyan war, reliable SOHR sources have confirmed that a new batch of some 800 fighters have returned from Libya to Syria, after completing the duration of their contracts. Accordingly, the number of mercenaries who returned to Syria, after being sent earlier by the Turkish government to fight in Libya, has risen to more than 2,200 in just one week. Continuer à lire … « Turkish-backed mercenaries | Over 2,200 fighters return from Libya to Syria in six days, after completing duration of their contracts »