Monthly Archives: April 2019

Sudan: former premier Sadiq al-Mahdi redux

The country’s top opposition leader and former premier Sadiq al-Mahdi called for Sudan to join the international criminal court. An agreement has been reached in principle to form a joint civilian-military council, but not on the division of seats in … Continue reading

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Tanf Syria: FSA Maghawir al Thawra

Lt. Col. Muhannad al-Tala’a, FSA Maghawir al Thawra commander, at Tanf, said his 300 fighters are chiefly focused on preventing an Islamic State comeback.

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US embassy in Kabul to be cut 50%

The U.S. embassy in Kabul is to reduce the embassy staff by up to half by not filling posts that regularly go vacant. The reduction is to start as soon as May 31 and State wants to have it done … Continue reading

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Libya: LNA gunboat to Ras Lanuf

LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari told reporters his forces had sent the Alkarama patrol vessel[IMO: 7820693] to Ras Lanuf in Libya’s key Oil Crescent region as part of a “training mission” to visit the operations room and to secure oil facilities.

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Libya: Ecuadorian mercenary?

26 April 2019 The pilot of one of the aircraft that has been shot down by the Libyan National Army (LNA) was an Ecuadorian mercenary, Ahmed al-Mismari, the spokesman for the faction announced in a press conference on 25 April. … Continue reading

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Imran Khan on Twitter

Very, very small. Calling Bilawal Bhutto Sahiba (madam) doesn’t belittle him at all. It just demonstrates Imran Khan’s lowness, indecency, and sexism. An insult to the office of the PM. #PrimeMinisterImranKhan pic.twitter.com/FnrYQZuuz4 — Gul Bukhari (@GulBukhari) April 24, 2019 [November … Continue reading

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Libya, Tripoli: Matiga airport closed, reopened

[August 25 2014 video] Residents reported an air strike on Tripoli, the airport’s website said on April 21 2019. “The civilian aviation authority closed the air space of the airport until further notice for the sake of air security,” but … Continue reading

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