North Africa

Militias in Libya Involved Deeply in Human Trafficking

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) declared on December 17th that 126 illegal immigrants, including 8 women and 28 children, were returned to Libya after rescuing them in the sea. A horrible accident...

Rebels in Libya and Their Increasing Influence

In televised statements, Haitham al-Tajouri, commander of the “Tripoli Rebel Brigade”, has sharply attacked Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), headed by Fayez al-Sarraj, describing it as a poor government. Al-Tajouri demanded to be informed...

Illegal Migrants’ Shelters in Libya between Miserable Conditions and Militias’ Control

The Libyan human rights organization “Ya Biladi” issued a statement, confirming that about 300 persons, including minors, are still waiting to be moved to a more humane and decent place. The statement stresses that...

Advocates of takfirism in Tunisian parliament threaten to liquidate their political opponents

At the beginning of last week, the Tunisian parliament witnessed violent acts between a number of MPs. The Parliament’s President pledged to investigate the incident. Activists published footage, showing Anwar Bel Shahid, the representative of...

Fundamentalist jihadist websites attracting thousands of young men for jihad

Tunisian security units have arrested many supporters of terror operations committed by extremists. Those actions find support and are celebrated on social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, as many, ideologically loyal to terrorist organizations,...

ISIS Relies on Women in Its Terrorist Operations

Negotiations are taking place between the judiciary in Tripoli and the judiciary in Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt, regarding handing ISIS women who were arrested in Libya, identical sources reported. Libyan authorities have arrested those women...

Ghanoushi Comrades Revolt.. Ennahda Movement Might Collapse as Battels Within it Escalate

The conflict of wings within Ennahda has developed more than ever, making any solution or agreement almost impossible. Leaders of Ennahda have rebelled recently, prompting other sectors, parties and generations to demonstrate in the...

33 Terrorist Cells Dismantled.. MB Accused of Pushing Tunisian Youth toward Extremism

During a hearing session held by the Parliament's Security and Defense Committee, the Tunisian Interior Minister Taoufik Sharaf El-Din announced that 33 terrorist cells were been dismantled and 9 extremist were killed, as they...

Hidden schemes made by Turkey, Qatar to be revealed in the Libyan political dialogue...

Fathi Bashaga, the designate Minister of Interior in the GNA, is planning to be the head of the new awaited government. That plan is agreed upon in a secret deal between Bashaga, Aqila Saleh...

Divisions plague Libyan Islamic groups

It seems that the Muslim Brotherhood organization (MB) is doomed to be scattered and split. The MB in Libya is suffering the same problems of Ennahda movement in Tunisia, where divisions and fissures take...

Algeria.. Ambiguous Future between People’s Demands and Fears of Second „Black Decade“

For the second time, the Algerian army declares the death of several soldiers during clashes with extremist armed men, after a few days ago...

Egyptian-Russian Moves in Libya Could Prevent Explosion?

More complications appear in the Libyan crisis with possible new directions. The most prominent indicators of the new directions are the sudden rapprochement between...

Conflicts between al-Qaeda and ISIS in Maghreb on Areas of Influence

The new leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Abu Ubaida Yousef Al-Anabi, is working to unite small regional Jihadi, in order to gain...

More Than 400,000 Libyans Displaced Amid Aid Crisis

Despite the political dialogues in several countries and concluding many agreements that provides for a ceasefire in Libya, the crisis of displaced people continues....

Fragile ceasefire in Libya: Russia’s and Turkey’s footmarks

After almost ten years of civil war, confidence and also pessimism in Libya were mixed together at the end of this year. Last Friday,...