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Mali: Protests; PM and all other ministers resign

The office of president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced the resignation of prime minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga and all other ministers late on April 18 2019. Legislators had discussed on April 17 2019 a possible motion of no confidence in the … Continue reading

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American deaths in Iraq attributable to Iran

“During Operation Iraqi Freedom, DoD assessed that at least 603 U.S. personnel deaths in Iraq were the result of Iran-backed militants,” Navy Cmdr. Sean Robertson, a Pentagon spokesman, said in an email.   Officials previously said that Iran was linked to … Continue reading

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Algeria: Sonatrach oil price bargains due to troubles

Acting on judicial instruction, judicial police officers went yesterday to the general management of Sonatrach to demand files. Above all, they invested in the structure that manages the SH 2030 file. pic.twitter.com/Xep27nI5BK — Sofiane archeo (@MaalemSofiane) April 4, 2019 Algeria’s … Continue reading

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U.S. air strike near Sirte, Libya

  In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants. http://www.africom.mil/media-room/press-releases [ March 22  U.S. drone strike in southern Libya from … Continue reading

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Niger Ambush: Old AUMF, new AUMF and such

As long as American military activity involves countering “radical Islamist fundamentalism and the spread of it,” Congress doesn’t need to give the Pentagon any special permission since, in the view of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the AUMF that passed in … Continue reading

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Zintan frees Saif al-Islam

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said: “I call on Libya and all other States, if in a position to do so, to immediately arrest and surrender Mr Gaddafi to the ICC.”   http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/06/saif-al-islam-gaddafi-freed-prison-zintan-170610190700610.html [June 11] The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a … Continue reading

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Egypt would not intervene in Libya?

    https://mobile.twitter.com/USAfricaCommand/status/845363500369281024   [March 8 ] Prasident Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed March 7 that Egypt would not intervene militarily in turmoil-stricken Libya, describing the neighbouring country as a “sovereign state.” “History won’t forget our stance if we decide to interfere … Continue reading

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