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Few Good Men in Libya Quagmire as Jihadists Battle Former CIA Asset’s Forces

Tripoli (MPN) – It is likely that Saudi Arabia sees Libya’s Khalifa Haftar as a means of beating down the Muslim Brotherhood, which has a notoriously hostile relationship with the Wahhabi kingdom. Libyan strongman and former CIA asset Khalifa Haftar’s blitzkrieg on the capital, Tripoli, has stalled for now as forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government have hamstrung […]

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The Overthrow Of Omar El-Bashir in Sudan

Khartoum (OR) – The similarity between events in Algeria, Libya and Sudan evoke what happened in 2011 in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. For some, it was a revolutionary movement against dictatorships, while for others, it was a replay of the organization by the British of the Great Arab Revolt of 1916. Concerning 2011, the publication […]

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Turkish Ambassador Denies Report Claiming Ankara Sent ISIS Fighters to Libya

Ankara (TM) – Turkish Ambassador to Tunisia Ömer Faruk Doğan has denied a Tunisian news report accusing Ankara of sending Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists to the Libyan capital of Tripoli from Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. In a statement, Doğan described the report by private newspaper Al-Chourouk as “lies.” The […]

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New Chaos in Libya and the Scramble for African Resources

Tripoli (NEO) – North Africa is in turmoil again and the cause of it can be found in the plots of the Europeans and Americans to break nations states into pieces in order to control the oil and gas producing areas of the region and in the plots of against each other. In Libya the […]

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With Assange Dominating Headlines, Saudis Move to Secure Libya and Sudan

Riyadh (GPA) – With Julian Assange’s arrest dominating the news cycle, you’d be forgiven for missing the chaos unfolding in Africa. However, major events in Libya and Sudan are taking place and, as no surprise, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies are fanning the flames. The Saudis Paid Khalifa Haftar to Launch the Tripoli Operation […]

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Sudan’s Army Arrests Bashir, Declares 3 Months Emergency Period

Khartoum (TLS) – Sudan’s Army arrested former leader Omar al-Bashir and took over the governance of the nation while declaring a state of emergency for three months. President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, was overthrown Thursday by the armed forces which announced a two-year period of military rule to be followed by elections. The army also […]

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To Ramp Up Fear of Russia in Africa, NYT Downplays Massive US Military Presence

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – The New York Times (3/31/19) added to its series of reports depicting Official Enemies surpassing the US in the race for global dominance. It seems that having taken control of the Arctic (FAIR.org, 9/15/15), the nuclear domain (FAIR.org, 3/7/18) and a whole host of other spaces the US is “behind” in, Russia is now gobbling […]

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What Happens if the US and EU Bomb Algeria Into Democracy?

Algiers (OR) – Once in 1956, a student of Algiers University Abdelaziz Bouteflika led the protests of his fellow students against the colonial dictatorship of France in his country. Today the new generation of students and their professors fight against Bouteflika and his ring generals’ dictatorship. The protests are gaining momentum engulfing the land in strict accordance with the […]

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Tunisia Secures $500m Saudi Loan During Crown Prince’s Controversial Visit

Tunis (MEE) – Cash injection may help President Beji Caid Essebsi handle the criticism he’s receiving for hosting notorious Saudi leader. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi’s hosting of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman caused much discontent in his country and led to large-scale protests in the streets of Tunis. The price for this bad […]

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ISIS Camp Discovered in Libya by Libyan National Army

ISIS IN ACTION On 20 September, the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) 128th Battalion and the Tariq Ibn Ziyad Brigade uncovered an ISIS camp in a cave near Harawah village, east of Sirte. During the operation security forces cleared multiple vehicle borne improvised explosive devices. The operation was conducted following information provided by Masoud Belhassen al-Nawfali […]

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