Monthly Archives: June 2019

Libya: militia inside Tripoli not switching sides

#Libya Army has seized a large quantity of ammunition from Haftar’s armed groups in Gharyan, including US-made FGM-148 Javelin pic.twitter.com/HtcVOgnI8E — The Libya Observer (@Lyobserver) June 28, 2019 GNA forces have taken Gharyan, a town 50 miles south of Tripoli … Continue reading

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State: in Sudan a civilian government

The U.S., UK, and Norway jointly call on the TMC in Sudan to allow peaceful protest and agree with FFC to form a civilian-led transitional government. pic.twitter.com/xwoXJhayet — Morgan Ortagus (@statedeptspox) June 29, 2019 [April 19 2019] Inspiring conversation with … Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tightens his power

  Christian Tadele, a spokesperson for the National Movement of Amhara (NAMA), has been taken to custody, in the latest wave of arrests in connection with the assassination of officials. pic.twitter.com/GaL8lCkGre — Ethiopia Observer (@Ethiobserver) June 28, 2019   Spokesman … Continue reading

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Libya” U.S.merc released – Mirage F1 down over a suburb of Tripoli

Video clip from May 7 when "Portuguese" pilot "Jimmy Rees" was captured by #Libya National Army (LNA) forces after his Mirage F1 fighter jet was downed near #Tripoli conducting missions for the GNA. Now publicly ID'd as @usairforce veteran Jamie … Continue reading

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Nitro Zeus: Patriot batteries and reconnaissance

President Donald Trump is sending an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East as part of a “mostly protective” effort to deter Iranian threats. Many of the new forces will be engineers to support Patriot missile batteries and reconnaissance … Continue reading

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Ethiopia: ethnic bloodshed once held in check arising

Four high-ranking officials in Amhara, including the deputy head of security there, were taken into custody June 24 2019, according to Abere Adamu, chief of the Amhara police commission. An additional 178 people have also been arrested on suspicion of … Continue reading

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Sudan: a technocratic government ? Dagalo

The Department of State supports a civilian-led transitional government, that is acceptable to the people of #Sudan, that can stabilize the situation, implement reforms, and prepare for free and fair elections in Sudan. (2/2) — US Embassy Khartoum (@USEmbassyKRT) June … Continue reading

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