Will Sudan's lost legions return to Darfur from Libya and Yemen?
The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. [...]
Balance of power in Khartoum swings to Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Riyadh axis
Building on the meeting organised on 17 May by the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy, on 21 June Berlin will host diplomats from the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority [. [...]
The war in Yemen has resulted in a recomposition of Arab-African alliances
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), who are allies of circumstance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), are moving into East Africa so as to combat the Houthi rebels in Yemen more effectively. Behind their shared wish to control the Red Sea, however, both are courting countries in the region in the service of their own interests. [...]
Khalifa Haftar no longer "non grata" in Europe
After having recently been under threat of international sanctions (MC 1165), Khalifa Haftar has begun a discreet return to favour in Europe. According to different sources, the head of the "legitimate" eastern army has been invited to represent Libya at [. [...]