The intention of the UN envoy to Libya to meet military and security commanders without permission from state authorities has angered the GNC president.
Libya’s Prime Minister Abdallah al-Thinni on Monday sent a letter to Parliament requesting an investigation into allegations of embezzlement that the head of the Libyan air force, Sagr al-Jarushi, has raised against him.
Benghazi has had a few turbulent years since the bloody overthrow of former leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Federalist Ziad Daghaim, a member in the dissolved parliament of Tobruk, said that Dignity Operation had received around a billion dinars from Al-Thani government but it failed to take control of Benghazi.
Jordan is to train the Libyan armed forces. A memorandum of understanding was signed in Amman today by the head of the Libyan armed forces, General Khalifa Hafter, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Mashal Mohamed Al-Zaben.
Having been promised substantial support by fellow Arab countries to fight the Islamic State Group, the official Libyan government faces bitter accusations of treason by its political rival back home. The Arab League endorsed foreign military assistance to the Libyan army, angering the Libyan opposition, in whose view the army …
Islamic State militants ferociously put down a civilian uprising in the Libyan city of Sirte this week, further tightening the group’s grip over the terrorized local population, and cementing control of key roads that lead to the desert country’s central oil fields and beyond.
Understanding power and influence shifts in Egypt’s civil-military relations requires an analysis of societal dynamics and of loyalties in the officer corps. The ability to build and demonstrate support from a societal constituency, or an important faction in the officer corps, is a source of leverage for both political and …
A Libyan Air force plane from Tobruk air base performed a strike on a boat carrying gunmen and ammunition off the port of Derna.
The U.S. provides Egypt with roughly $1.3 billion in security assistance annually, primarily in the form of Foreign Military Financing (FMF) grants. Since 2011, U.S. security assistance has come under increasing criticism. This paper analyzes U.S.-Egypt security cooperation in light of post-2011 developments. Following an overview of U.S. assistance, subsequent sections analyze the legal framework and relevant legislation, particularly in …