North Africa

North Africa

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 04:51:33 GMT
Libya: UN-Backed Govt Suspends Peace Talks After Haftar Port Attack
[DW] Military commander Khalifa Haftar's forces have stepped up their attack on the Libyan capital Tripoli. The UN-backed government said negotiations were meaningless without "ceasefire guarantees."

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:20:22 GMT
Libya: UN Says Rival Forces Resume Talks to Save Cease-Fire
[VOA] A second round of U.N.-brokered talks aimed at achieving a cease-fire between the rival governments in Libya has resumed in Geneva, with the chief U.N. mediator expressing hope of making progress.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:15:19 GMT
Libya: Europe's New Libya Mission Draws Criticism
[VOA] European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to launch a revamped mission to try to monitor and enforce an international weapons embargo on warn-torn Libya. After meeting European counterparts, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced nav...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:17:50 GMT
Western Sahara: The Opening of a Consulate of Cote d'Ivoire in Occupied El Aaiun Is an Act of Aggression Against the Saharawi People's Sovereignty
[SPS] Bir Lehlou (Liberated Territory) -The Saharawi Ministry of the Foreign Affairs considered in a press release issued on 18 February that the opening of a Consulate of Cote d'Ivoire in the occupied city of El Aaiun is an act of aggression against...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 04:47:22 GMT
Libya: As Talks Resume in Geneva, UN Negotiator Seeks to Overcome Sticking Points
[UN News] Talks to end fighting in Libya have resumed in Geneva, where UN negotiator Ghassan Salamé said that ongoing clashes must end for there to be a chance for progress.