The 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) concluded today in Geneva a three-day meeting where they agreed on and signed a comprehensive Action Plan for the gradual, balanced and simultaneous removal of all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya. A statement published today by UNSMIL said the Action Plan was in alignment with the Ceasefire Agreement of 23 October 2020 and … [Read more...] about Libya: 5+5 Joint Military Committee Sign on Action Plan to Remove All Foreign Forces and Mercenaries
Egypt, which has been steadily strengthening its role in the Arab world since the second half of the twentieth century, has uninterruptedly enhanced its authority on the international stage, and is now firmly in a noteworthy position. Recently, very important talks were held in Cairo between Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. … [Read more...] about Egypt’s Growing International Renown is Undeniable
As Libya’s first-ever presidential election is approaching on December 24, the situation in that country is becoming increasingly tense. On September 21, 89 members of Libya’s unicameral parliament passed a vote of no confidence in the Government of National Unity. However, Mohamed al-Raed, a member of the House of Representatives, later said that in his view, the vote of no … [Read more...] about Libya Amid External and Internal Challenges
As is well known, under the agreements reached at the Forum of the Libyan Political Dialogue in Tunisia, the first presidential election in the history of Libya will be held on December 24, 2021. However, so far, the development of the situation has followed a pattern similar to that of Afghanistan. There are many groups vying for influence, not necessarily ethnically based, … [Read more...] about What Keeps the Political Situation in Libya So Fragile?