Algeria Threat Assessment for Week Ending May 11, 2016
Mozambique in Transition
Nigeria: Militants shift into action, target oil companies, and promise more
Brief-Egypt: Militants kill 8 policemen
Turkey: Potential escalation of conflicts above and beyond southern regions
Libya: UK Air service to intervene in Sirte in upcoming weeks
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Nigeria latest threat assessment: Ongoing offensive vs. Boko Haram while grazing wars intensify
East Africa: The bloodiest quarter for al-Shabaab, allegiance to Islamic State tempting
Algeria Weekly Threat Assessment
Egypt Ends 1Q16 with High Security Tension. First Quarter Review
As counter-terror campaign intensifies in Algeria, Libya’s weapons making their way into the countryIn the first four months of 2016, the Algerian army has killed 31 Islamist insurgents, and captured 33 others nationwide. Furthermore, an arsenal of war big enough to wreck havoc was siezed, including over 300 war weapons were retrieved, 202 hideouts were destroyed... read more
MEA Risk – Tunisia, Sfax. April 15, 2016. Riots broke out in Kerkennah, governorate of Sfax. It started when 30 protesters, who were intoxicated at the time according to local sources, blocked 6 trucks belonging to the British oil/gas company Petrofac to demand jobs. The police intervened, using tear gas to disperse the crowd. By sundown, 300 rioters were engaged in clashes with the police. At least 6 policemen and 2 citizens were wounded. The situation has returned to normal in Kerkennah, but tension remains palpable as locals are still frustrated at the dispersal of the unemployment sit-in protest outside of the Petrofac HQ ten days ago.read more
Libya: Confusion surrounds resignation of PM Ghweil’s cabinet, as UN-brokered government gains momentumThe Prime Minister of the Salvation Government, Khalifa Al-Ghawiel, announced yesterday that the resignation statement of the government should not be taken into account. Al-Ghawiel urged his cabinet to continue carrying out their duties, and threatened legal actions... read more
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