A UN investigation has revealed that a British colonel blocked a Jordanian arms deal worth more than $80 million with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s forces.Read More »
What are Russian mercenaries doing in the CAR? The simple answer is that they are there to help ensure lucrative business deals and allow Russia access to the country’s internal politics.Read More »
Due to prevalence of Indian variant, Libya closes borders with Tunisia for a week from midnight yesterday – universities closed until after Eid
Due to the prevalence of the Indian/Delta Coronavirus variant in Tunisia and ‘‘the announcement by the Tunisian Ministry of Health of the collapse of the health system’’ in Tunisia, the Libyan government announced yesterday that it is closing its borders with its neighbour for a week starting from midnight last …Read More »
Commenting yesterday on the review audit) of both branches of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), UNSMIL said the main finding of the review is that the unification of the CBL is no longer simply recommended but required.Read More »
Mark Zaid, lawyer of the families suing Haftar for allegedly killing their loved ones in Tripoli, and Qanfouda said they had notified warlord Khalifa Haftar of their intention to take his deposition within 45 days in the civil lawsuit brought against him.Read More »
WP: Autonomous weapons are fighting on battlefields from Armenia to Libya. War will never be the same.
The U.S., Russia and China say a ban on AI weapons is unnecessary. But growing number of activists and international allies are pushing for restrictions.Read More »
Italian prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were seeking permission from the foreign ministry to launch a probe into footage showing the Libyan coastguard firing at a boat carrying people across the Mediterranean.Read More »
The US justice department’s counterterrorism division has revived its plan to acquire balloons to keep the border between Libya and Tunisia under surveillance, saying that following the failure of Lockheed Martin and TCOM, two other US firms are still in the running, according to the French website, Africa Intelligence.Read More »
FP: Russia’s Wagner Group Doesn’t Actually Exist … And that makes it all the more challenging to get to grips with.
The group, such as it is, first appeared in Ukraine in 2014, where it assisted the Russian military in the annexation of Crimea. “Ukraine was basically the beginning, the departure point for the Wagner Group,” said Sergey Sukhankin, a senior research fellow with the Jamestown Foundation. Since then, a spiderweb …Read More »
Turkey strongly condemned on Tuesday an attempt by supporters of Khalifa Haftar to desecrate the Turkish flag in Tobruk, Libya, describing the incident as a “heinous act.”Read More »