UAE, Mauritania review Defence cooperation

12/09/2019 – Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, received at his office today Lieutenant-General Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed Lemine, Mauritanian Army Chief-of-Staff, and his accompanying delegation, where they discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the defence field.The two sides also discussed bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them, exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments, in addition to a number of issues of common concern.

The meeting was attended by a number of senior defence officials.

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Like in Yemen, UAE turns to explicit support for Haftar’s coup against legitimacy in Libya

09/09/2019 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has turned to explicit support for the forces of Khalifa Haftar that have been launching attacks on legitimate and Un-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) since last April.  Continuer à lire … « Like in Yemen, UAE turns to explicit support for Haftar’s coup against legitimacy in Libya »

Tunisia Could Help Enforce Libya’s Arms Embargo

24/08/2019 – In 2020, when Tunisia begins its two-year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council, the country will have the biggest opportunity to influence international affairs since becoming a democracy in 2011. In response to the appointment, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui declared “Tunisia will be the voice of Africa and the Arab world…Trying to expedite finding peaceful settlement for some of the pending issues witnessed by our region.” Continuer à lire … « Tunisia Could Help Enforce Libya’s Arms Embargo »

South Africa and UAE space agencies sign collaboration deal

2018/06/26 – South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the exploration and use of space for peaceful purposes.
The MoU was signed on the margins of the sixty-first session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) currently underway in Vienna. Continuer à lire … « South Africa and UAE space agencies sign collaboration deal »

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 »

Mali/UAE – Abu Dhabi fund agrees $30m loan to support Mali housing programme

2018/04/24 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the national entity for development aid, has extended a concessionary loan of AED110 million ($30 million) to the Government of Mali to support its national social housing programme. Continuer à lire … « Mali/UAE – Abu Dhabi fund agrees $30m loan to support Mali housing programme »

Military bases in UAE foreign policy (Opinion) #Libya #Turkey

2018/03/18 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been one of the leading countries in the Middle East in terms of aggressive foreign policy. This activism is easily observed in Abu Dhabi’s response to the revolutionary uprisings in the Arab world. The UAE has supported the Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi regime in Egypt; it has become an active player in Libyan politics and played a great role in Yemen’s civil war. Continuer à lire … « Military bases in UAE foreign policy (Opinion) #Libya #Turkey »