On Monday, October 12, 2020, the Presidential Palace in Carthage hosted a meeting between Tunisian President, Qais Said, and Acting Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Stephanie Williams, along with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Tunisians Abroad, Othman Al-Jarandi.Continue reading
The head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), General Khalifa Haftar, whose troops, with help from affiliated groups, blockaded Libya’s oil ports in January, announced the end of the blockade on September 18th.Continue reading
Preparations for war
It’s been 9 years since Libya was split in two factions that are fighting each other to control the whole territory. Despite of LNA and GNA’s attempts to make peace, it seems that both sides are preparing for war.
The mobilization in Jurfa and Sierte for Haftar’s militias as well as Russian Wagner Gropup mercenaries with their heavy weapons and anti-aircraft systems have been monitored by the intelligence units of the Government of National Accord (GNA)
Egypt is one of the most powerful countries from Africa and it is also affected by terrorism as many countries from North Africa and Islamic Maghreb, but the Egyptian authorities are better handling terrorism in comparison with other countries.Continue reading
What happens in Libya?
The perpetual conflict involving GNA and LNA prevented Libyan authorities from dedicating sufficient resources to the fight against terrorism. Though, both GNA and LNA conducted operations during the year in order to arrest or kill dozens of ISIS or AQIM fighters.Continue reading
Compared with the anterior years, in 2020 the regions where the terrorist activity is rising are change, which means that the trend settled in 2019 continues.
In the world and the red zone, in matter of terrorist activity like Syria and Iraq, the number of attacks and clashes has been decreasing since the international coalition’s interventions has shook the foundations of the extremist groups.Continue reading