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More U.S. troops could be heading to Africa following the collapse of the ISIS caliphate

As both a candidate and commander-in-chief, President Trump put an emphasis on ending America’s involvement in conflicts overseas, especially in Syria and Afghanistan. But the reality has been more complicated; following the collapse of the ISIS caliphate, there are fears the terror group will spread instability to other areas, including …

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Violent Standoff in Tripoli; Civilians Displaced, Suffering

“We need this war to end and to go back to civilian life,” says Mohammed, a 27-year-old soldier at a base in the suburbs of Tripoli. Less than a month ago, peace talks were planned and the reunification of Libya was back on the table. Now, fighters are in their …

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Origins of the Libyan Conflict and Options for Its Resolution

In the 42 years preceding the 2011 uprising, Muammar Gaddafi controlled all power in Libya. Since the uprising, Libyans, fragmented by geography, tribe, ideology, and history, have resisted having anyone, foreigner or Libyan, telling them what to do. In the process, they have frustrated efforts of outsiders to help them …

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Libyan military officials discuss unity and sovereignty

Libyan military officers representing the army of Libyan General Khalifa Haftar and the Al-Sirraj government agreed on Tuesday during meetings in Cairo on the importance of preserving the unity and sovereignty of the Libyan state, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported. The meetings, which started on Friday, were hosted by the …

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Morocco military cooperation deal with Czech Republic

Following royal instructions, Abdellatif Loudiyi, Minister-Delegate for National Defense, received the Czech Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Martin Tlapa, on Monday, March 5. According to the National Defense Administration, the two officials exchanged views on methods for strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field of national defense.

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ISIS In Sinai: Election Centers Are A Target For US

On February 11, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Sinai Province released a 23-minute video titled “Protectors of the Sharia,” in which it threatens terror during the elections and showcases attacks against Egyptian security forces.

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UN World Pact On International Migrations To Be Signed In Morocco

In their determination to face migratory challenges, which they believe constitute a major global concern, UN member states, excluding the US, have expressed their commitment to signing a non-binding UN World Pact on Migrations. The agreement, still to undergo six rounds of negotiations that will last until July, is expected …

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