18 million people in the Sahel face severe hunger over the next three months

NEW YORK/GENEVA- Up to 18 million people in Africa’s Sahel region will face severe food insecurity over the next three months, the highest number since 2014, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned today. In the Sahel, 7.7 million children under age 5 are expected to suffer from malnutrition, of whom More...

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By admin On Monday, December 20th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: Uncertainty Looms With Four Days To Go Before Elections

By Janet Ekstract  ISTANBUL- With four days to go before presidential and parliamentary elections are set to take place in Libya, analysts and experts on the region have expressed skepticism about whether More...

By admin On Friday, December 17th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: UN Envoy Meets Key Military Leaders On Cusp Of Elections

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL- UN Special Envoy Stephanie Williams met with key military leaders in Libya on Thursday afternoon in the port city of Sirte – a meeting that took place hours after an Islamic militia More...

By admin On Friday, December 17th, 2021
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Skepticism Prevails For December 24 Elections

By Janet EkstractISTANBUL- Politicians, analysts and diplomats are increasingly skeptical about Libya’s upcoming presidential election slated to take place on December 24. The main reason for the skepticism More...

By admin On Monday, December 6th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA ELECTIONS: Turkey Supports Elections In December Despite Postponement Threat

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL- While the clock continues its count down to election day on December 24 in Libya, much skepticism surrounds what might actually happen prior to and on the day of the elections for More...

By admin On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: Political Tensions Cloud Hopes Of Fair Election Results

By Janet Ekstract                          ISTANBUL- Libya is mired in a catch-22 that many analysts and Libya experts sense is likely to implode. The ubiquitous political factions jockeying More...

By admin On Monday, November 15th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: Turkey Defiant On Keeping Its Military Presence

İSTANBUL(TURKISH JOURNAL) – On Saturday, after French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his call for foreign powers to withdraw their mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libya – Turkey made it clear More...

By admin On Monday, November 15th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: World Powers On Edge As Elections Loom, Mercenary Issue A  Threat To Election Proces

By Janet Ekstract İSTANBUL – Libya’s upcoming elections set for December 24 have been fraught with controversy due to disagreements between government factions between western and eastern Libya that More...

By admin On Thursday, October 21st, 2021
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International Conference Set To Resolve Key Issues Ahead of December Elections

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL)- An international conference hosted by the current interim government in Tripoli met on Thursday with the goal of resolving some of Libya’s most difficult issues More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: Legislative Elections Delayed To January

By Janet Ekstract NEW YORK (TURKISH JOURNAL)- Though the presidential vote is still scheduled to take place on December 24, the eastern-based parliament announced on Tuesday that Libya’s legislative elections More...

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