Last update: 2018-02-07 10:50:05
As Trump Wavers on Libya, an ISIS Haven, Russia Presses On. Despite a terrorist attack in Britain last spring whose Libyan roots offered a gruesome reminder that the Islamic State in Libya remains a deadly threat, the Trump administration has yet to arrive at a coherent policy for the country (the Washington Post).
Jihadists buy into Libyan smuggling to raise cash.Jihadists are tapping lucrative smuggling networks in Libya to fund the rebirth of their stronghold in north Africa, a United Nations report has warned. Jihadists are tapping lucrative smuggling networks in Libya to fund the rebirth of their stronghold in north Africa, a United Nations report has warned (The Times).
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Finds Favor Again. Like his predecessors, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has found the group impossible to ignore (Bloomberg).
Tunisia to train callers for prayers at music institutes. Tunisia will soon begin training the callers for prayers at the Rachidi Institute of Tunisian Music to improve their voices and performance (al-Arabiya).