Libya’s military prosecutor has ordered the arrest of retired Major General Khalifa Haftar and three others in connection with “kidnappings and killings of citizens”, as clashes renewed on Tuesday south of the capital Tripoli.Continue reading
Since the outbreak of war in April, the world’s States are unanimous on the necessity of stopping the fighting and return to the path of politics. Currently, and after the passage of six months since the beginning of the crisis, the world has not been able to summon the warring parties and to persuade them to settle at the same table in order to find a political solution. In fact, many are wondering whether this invitation was not, at first, only purely formal and misleading.Continue reading
The terrorist danger continues to threaten Libya after the attacks committed in the last period of several extremist groups. They are taking advantage of the chaos and confusion of opinion which reigns in this country.Continue reading
The President of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al Sarraj, accompanied by a governmental delegation took a surprise unscheduled visit in Tunis, arriving on the evening of 23rd September.Continue reading
When the world witnesses the expansion of Russian influence in various areas, the Russian government is looking for a support point in Libya, which has led it to support Haftar’s forces and to sponsor a new round of Libyan negotiations. The Security Council delayed the adoption of a British resolution condemning the attack on Tripoli on 8 April. The British media talked about a meeting between Haftar, the Russian defense minister and the president of the Russian security company Faghanar, during the past year, after which it was decided to deliver military supplies to the general. Other sources found out about French military support to Al Karameh, GA’s interior minister, urging France to comply with previously concluded security agreements. France’s role in the conflict has also intensified after some French diplomats arrived at the border with Tunisia or after landing a French-flagged warship in the port of Ras Lanuf on 25 April , with a transport of attack weapons and three military pieces for Haftar’s forces. This, in addition to the known support from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE. At the same time, some consider the phone call between Haftar and Donald Trumpf as of April 15 to give “green light” to continue the attack. On the other hand, Italy has supported GA’s positions, alongside Turkey, which is currently trying to put pressure on the Russian side to change its position on the crisis.Continue reading
The situation in Libya continues to deteriorate after all belligerent sides have entered a spiral of violence in the capital of Tripoli and its surroundings.
This makes it increasingly difficult to explain the real situation and objectives in the conflict area, based on the multitude of narratives and analyzes, considering also the regional alliances that support the military and the political parties in conflict.Continue reading
La Centrul Internațional pentru dezvoltare locală și guvernare înțeleaptă s-a încheiat programul de sprijinire a autonomiei locale și stabilității în Libia cu simpozionul intitulat ”Municipalități active, pentru orașe înfloritoare”.
Acest program, care durează de trei ani și jumătate, este finanțat de U.E. și sponsorizat de Ministerul de Externe olandez. Au participat reprezentanți ai autorităților locale și guvernamentale din Libia, precum și ai unor organizații internaționale.
According to some United Nations studies, young African Muslims are not motivated by religion when joining jihadi groups. Nigeria is just one of many African countries having to deal with radical Islamic terrorist groups: Besides Boko Haram, which operates in northeastern Nigeria as well as adjacent territories, the militant group al-Shabab has been fighting for years to gain control of Somalia.Continue reading
Under the Trump administration, the US has significantly amped up military engagement in Somalia. Special forces are fighting alongside Somali soldiers to defeat terror organization al-Shabab. Sandra Petersmann reports.Continue reading
An act of desperation rather than real power
Many people in are in mortal fear of terrorist attacks. This is human nature—but before we jump to conclusions that life as we know it has changed forever, we should try to look at these events in a more rational manner. This is not to diminish the horror of these attacks or the terrible loss of life of innocent people. And in no way is this terrorism justified. But we all need to stand back and think about how we can cope psychologically with these recent events. Because, I believe, we will face more events in the future. We must be ready in our minds to understand what this is really about.Continue reading