Month: June 2016

Shifting Alliances in Libya’s Conflict

The main development in Libya’s stalemate over the last three weeks has been the offensive against the so-called “Islamic State” group in Sirte led (officially) by forces under the command of Faize Serraj’s Presidency Council. Reports from the field indicate...

/ June 24, 2016

Tunisia: Hizb ut-Tahrir Prevented from Holding its Annual Congress

Tunisian authorities prevented Islamist party Hizb ut-Tahrir from holding its annual congress meeting in Tunis, on 4 June. Hedi Majdoub, the interior minister, justified the decision on security grounds and that the Tahrir Party represented a threat to stability and...

/ June 14, 2016