Borris Johnson Tackles PM’s GCC Rapprochement Efforts

United Kingdom’s efforts to reinforce ties with members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have been dealt a blow as reports that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson criticized the council’s regional policies emerge as he prepares to tour the region in Read more

Libya: UN Authorizes EU Intervention, Libya Rejects Refugee City Plan

The UN Security Council authorized the European Union (EU) and individual countries “to disrupt the organized criminal enterprises engaged in migrant smuggling and human trafficking (from Libya to Europe) and prevent loss of life.” The resolution, adopted on Thursday with Read more

Morocco to Build Military Plant with Belgian & UK Partners

Morocco, major ally of the West in North Africa, has teamed up with Belgian Mecar Company and British Chemring defense group to set up a military plant, according to Moroccan daily Akhbar Al Yaoum. Dubbed “MCR Technologies,” the joint-venture plant Read more