UAE is funding campaigns to select pro-Haftar candidates for Libya 2018 elections

2018/06/04 – The United Arab Emirates is putting crazy money on the table and for one goal only: funding campaigns for elections candidates in Libya who are pro-Khalifa Haftar, The New Arab reported, citing Libyan sources. Continuer à lire … « UAE is funding campaigns to select pro-Haftar candidates for Libya 2018 elections »

Terrorist Attacks Un Libya’s Oil Crescent Raises Security Alert

2018/05/29 – Libya’s oil crescent on Sunday announced a maximum security alert over possible terrorist attacks in vital oil ports and oilfields, as OPEC’s third disruptor—after Iran and Venezuela—threatens to further unsettle today’s turbulent oil market. Continuer à lire … « Terrorist Attacks Un Libya’s Oil Crescent Raises Security Alert »

Groups, councils in western Libya reject Paris summit

2018/05/29 – Thirteen councils and armed groups based in western Libya have voiced their rejection of a French initiative ostensibly aimed at achieving reconciliation between Libya’s rival political camps. Continuer à lire … « Groups, councils in western Libya reject Paris summit »

Military and security companies profit from European policies exporting border control overseas #Libya #NorthAfrica

2018/05/28 – This is probably part of the intention of the European Commission… not only to outsource migration control to other countries but to put its obvious consequences for human lives out of sight. Continuer à lire … « Military and security companies profit from European policies exporting border control overseas #Libya #NorthAfrica »

How far can Europe push back its borders? The case of France in Niger

2018/05/22 – Migration control is now “high politics” in Europe and a priority for the EU. For example, on May 2, 2018, the European Commission proposed that the budget for the management of external borders, migration and asylum – set at 13 billion euros for the period 2014-2020 – be raised to 34.9 billion euros. Continuer à lire … « How far can Europe push back its borders? The case of France in Niger »

Libya black market run by the same militias controlling government (Opinion)

2018/05/21 – Little has been known or even touched upon by media and the press about the millions of dollars militias have been making in illicit dealings in Libya black market, especially the capital Tripoli. Continuer à lire … « Libya black market run by the same militias controlling government (Opinion) »

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 »