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US confused policy on Libya encourages Turkey

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By: Mona El-Mahrouki Washington has kept a perplexing silence about Ankara’s transfer of thousands of militants from Idlib. TUNIS –Ankara is taking advantage of the US’s confused policy in Libya and President Donald Trump’s preoccupation […]

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Libya: Needs new ballot box legitimacy

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Tebboune echoes Tunisian, Egyptian calls for elections in Libya. A file picture of Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune. (AFP) TUNIS – Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune said on Saturday that Libyan rivals must organise elections through transitional […]

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Ethiopia’s volatile path to democracy

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By Graham Peebles Ancient ethnic divisions and long held grievances die hard. Ethiopia is made up of dozens of tribal and ethnic groups, divided into nine regional states. Oromia is the largest region (it includes the […]

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Enough is enough in Ethiopia

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It’s time for the people to rise up By Graham Peebles There are tentative signs that the people of Ethiopia are beginning to organize themselves and stand up against the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) […]