Posts Tagged ‘libya’

Last Week in Maghreb and Sahel Security – Caitlin Dearing Scott & David Bloom

Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC David S. Bloom, MAC June 24, 2015 It has certainly been an interesting week for security in the Maghreb and Sahel, with the region making rare headlines in the US thanks to the alleged killing (or not) of renowned terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, AKA Mr. Marlboro. Initial reports that he was killed in a targeted US airstrike in Libya were confirmed by the Libyan government, but not ...

New round of Libya peace talks to be held in Morocco | Business Standard

Morocco will host another round of UN peace talks on Libya: The UN said on Friday that a new round of peace talks between the conflicting parties in Libya will be held this coming Monday in Morocco. The meeting between the rival Tripoli and Tobruk governments will discuss a new draft political agreement that was reached in April, said the UN Support Mission in Libya (Unsmil) in a statement. It ...

On World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, Shared Commitment from Morocco – Caitlin Dearing Scott

  Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC May 7, 2015 This Friday, May 8th, countries from the US to the Philippines will celebrate World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day – an annual reminder of the principles of this humanitarian movement:  to prevent and alleviate human suffering, thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world. This year, the focus is on the fundamental principles in ...

Strengthening Cooperation with the Middle East, Europe, and the US: All in a Week’s Work for Morocco – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC March 16, 2015 It’s been a busy week for Moroccan diplomacy. From hosting the Libya talks to the visits of King Abdullah II of Jordan, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, and a US Congressional Delegation, Morocco reinforced its cooperation with partners in the Middle East, Europe, and the US. First up were the Libya negotiations, which took place in Skhirat late last week and over the ...

GNC team heads back to Morocco for second round of Skhirat talks | Libya Herald

Libya peace negotiations will continue with 2nd round, hosted in Morocco: The negotiating team of the continuing General National Congress (GNC) has flew out of Tripoli today for the second round of the UN-brokered dialogue talks in the Moroccan seaside resort of Skhirat. However, the talks are extremely unlikely to take place for at least another week. It was agreed last week at the end of the first Skhirat session ...
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