New masters of N'Djamena seek support against rebel threat
The Transitional Military Council, in power since the death of Idriss Deby, is worried about several Chadian rebel groups active in the Fezzan region of southern Libya. Chad is urgently trying to boost its firepower and wants help from Libya and Niger. [...]
Dabaiba and Haftar focus on Fezzan post-Déby
Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dabaiba and Presidential Council Vice-President Musa Koni are competing to control Libya's far south after the FACT rebel attack and the death of Chadian President Idriss Déby. The PM is pro-Turkish, while Koni is close to Khalifa Haftar. [...]
Libya's Chadian legion to return home and wreak havoc?
Over the last fortnight the Chadian government has been following with concern the situation in neighbouring Libya, where the military setbacks of General Haftar could leave hundreds of Chadian rebels at a loose end and capable of posing a threat to N'Djamena. [...]