The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is implementing its strategy of atrocities with gruesome skill. After Iraq and Syria, the group is using Libya to force outside states to react on the basis of emotions, not strategic thinking. The beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians persuaded Egypt to bomb …
With the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) wreaking havoc in the Levant, Syria reeling from a devastating civil war, and a political crisis in Libya devolving into an entrenched armed conflict, ultimately it was the Houthi takeover in Yemen that galvanized a pan-Arab coalition and military intervention. Led by Saudi …
Egypt is trying to build Arab support for a Yemen-like military intervention in Libya to prop up the government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Theni.
It’s clear that talks in Libya will fail. Now it’s just a matter of what to do next. I say when, not if, because there is every indication that the UN-sponsored dialogue in Morocco and elsewhere will fail; and every official and non-official I spoke with knows that.
Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced Sunday on the second and final day of the 26th Arab summit.
Aguila Saleh, the speaker of the internationally recognized parliament in Tobruk, said “We continue to receive stabs in the back from countries that back terrorism in Libya,” without mentioning the names of these countries.
Libya will participate in the upcoming Arab League Summit with a delegation led by the head of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aqila Saleh, the Libyan Ambassador to Egypt Mohamed Al-Darsy has announced.
The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Libya Bernadino Leon Monday expressed his optimism that talks on the formation of a unity government in Libya could start soon if current talks in Morocco made progress.
BRUSSELS, MARCH 18 – ”We know the Commission will present an immigration strategy but we cannot wait until May, it’s necessary to accelerate”, high-ranking European sources said Wednesday.
Spain said on Monday the European Union should consider an oil embargo and freezing of Libyan central bank assets if U.N.-brokered talks to resolve the country’s political crisis failed.