A new bill will give Egyptian dictator, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, the right to appoint Egypt’s top Muslim jurist.
Unlike Turkey, which was requested to help defend the legitimate UN-recognised government in Tripoli, Egypt has no such mandate to enter Libya.
Egypt is threatening the UN-backed government of Libya with a tribal rebellion, but many tribe leaders have slammed the former military general. Here's a breakdown of Libya's tribal demographics.
The approval comes after President Sisi warned UN-backed government's military against moving closer to strategic Sirte city, which is under the control of warlord Khalifa Haftar, a Cairo ally.
Egypt and Sudan have been warning Ethiopia against filling the dam, but there are conflicting reports coming out of the country.
Libya's army shared images of military equipment in Tobruk which it said arrived from Egypt the same day the US military posted photographs of landmines used by Kremlin-backed Wagner Group in Tripoli to support Haftar.
Experts see a different political future with dire consequences for the country’s integrity, independence and sovereignty.
The Democrat presidential nominee warned Egyptian autocrat Abdel Fattah el Sisi that the days of a blank cheque would come to an end should Trump lose the November vote.
Seven years of Sisi has rendered Egypt a client state that has abandoned all previous constants of its foreign policy.
Egypt’s military led by current president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, overthrew the country’s only freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in 2013 after little over a year of democracy.
The country's transition to democracy ended in widespread political polarisation - and the media added fuel to the fire.
As Libya's putschist Khalifa Haftar grows weaker and weaker, his sponsors have threatened to intervene in the conflict if cities like Sirte and Jufra are attacked by the UN-backed government.
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