Category: Tunisia

Nice like attack; Truck crashes into Christmas market in Berlin

A truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin near the Zoologische Garten train station on Monday evening in one of busiest parts of the city. Police say nine were killed and at least 50 injured. They believe it was a deliberate attack. A semi-truck plowed into a Christmas market in the crowded heart of […]

Libya: “Why the Gaddafi loyalists are back” – MEE

The situation in Libya is so chaotic that the “libyanisation” neologism is currently imposing itself. It has become a fatal combination of balkanisation – the division of a state into autonomous districts – and somalisation – the failing of a government in favour of militia groups. Currently, the country has three governments. During the last […]

Dawn stage coup in Tripoli; UN imposed gov in Tunisia

In a dramatic turn of events, a handful of members of the former General National Council and the former Tripoli “prime minister” have staged an apparent coup in Tripoli, taking over the the GNC’s old premises next to Tripoli’s Rixos Hotel and declaring themselves in power again. This evening Ghwell issued a statement from the […]

French-Tunisian truck driver kills 84 in Nice

A terrorist who used a hired lorry to kill at least 84 people in a rampage during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice has been named as a convicted criminal well known to the police for armed attacks. Tunisian-born Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel – described as a “weird loner” who “became depressed” when his wife left him […]

Derna Shura: We have no links to al-Qaeda & M.Brotherhood

For renegade General Khalifa Haftar and his puppets, those who oppose Dignity Operation are terrorists! They can be ISIS affiliates, Al-Qaeda-linked extremists, or Muslim Brotherhood members. Derna Shura Council is no exception. This council was categorized by Dignity Operation as an ISIS group, but later after the defeat of ISIS in Derna by council fighters, […]

Financial Times; “Libya: ISIS fuels conflict” Really…?

The financial times reads; On January 4, members of the jihadi group blew up seven 400,000-barrel storage tanks. A week later they hit the same depots again. The attacks, western intelligence officials believe, mark a new phase in the two-year conflict, where Isis has shifted its focus from local insurgent operations and land grabs to […]

“ISIS stole sarin gas from Libya stores” Gaddafi’s cousin

Over the last 12 years, there has been no applause for US intervention in the Middle East and North Africa. In fact, we’ve seen great destabilization, and the same is true of Libya and Syria, says Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of Pan African News Wire. Although Libya has been a basket case since the 2011 overthrow […]

Libya Dawn acting like Somali pirates; Russian ship seized

The Russian Foreign Ministry has demanded the immediate release of a Russian vessel and its crew arrested by the Libyan military, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. “We believe the Russian vessel and its crew were seized illegally and demand that the authorities in Tripoli release them immediately and unconditionally,” she said at […]

UK PM ready to strike Libya despite FCO ruling out campaign

As the Foreign and Commonwealth Office rules out renewed strikes on Libya, Prime Minister David Cameron says he is ready to pursue military action if the UK is threatened by Islamic State militants said to be established there. Speaking at the end of a five-day official tour of South East Asia, Cameron said: “If there […]

U.S. seeks N.Africa drone base to monitor Libya chaos

The United States is holding discussions with countries in North Africa about locating drones at a base there to heighten monitoring of Islamic State in Libya, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing a senior administration official. Such a base near Islamic State strongholds in Libya would help the United States “fill gaps in […]

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