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Council of EU extends sanctions on Libyan political figures

The Council of European Union has decided to extend the European sanctions concerning the freezing of assets and the travel ban on the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh, President of the General National Congress Nouri Abusahmain, and the Former President of the National Salvation Government Khalifa …

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Libya official: Foreign armed groups attack military area in Sabha

A military zone affiliated to the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya’s southern city of Sabha came under attack by foreign armed groups yesterday, the Anadolu Agency reported quoting the city’s mayor, Hamid Al-Khayali.

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ACA reminds of regulation prohibiting Libyan dual nationals from holding top positions

The Tripoli-based Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has issued a statement reminding all state bodies of the 2010 regulation (No 24) that prohibits Libyans with dual nationalities from holding any top state positions. The ACA is the state monitoring body concerned with state-sector employees.

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Understanding Shifts in Egyptian Civil-Military Relations: Lessons from the Past and Present

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 …

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