Wikileaks has released classified document involving European Union plan for military intervention against ‘refugee boats’ in Libya and the Mediterranean which could eventually lead to sending ground troops to Libya.
The report, dated back to January 29, 2016, was written by Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, the commander of the Operation SOPHIA, for the EU's Military Committee and the EU's Political and Security Committee.
The report is said to have refugee flow statistics and tell about details of past and future operations.
According to WikiLeaks, the report also presses EU bodies to work on speeding up the process of forming a EU-friendly "reliable" government in Libya, which in turn would "invite" EU forces to not only to operate within Libyan territorial waters but also allow EU military forces to operate onshore, Wikileaks reported Tuesday.
Last October the UN Security Council adopted a resolution approving an EU naval mission to intercept and seize migrant trafficker vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.
Resolution 2240 authorized several European warships to board, search and seize vessels suspected of trafficking migrants in international waters from Libya to Europe.
The European Union is struggling to manage a massive refugee crisis, with hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflict-torn countries in the Middle East and North Africa for Europe.
Islamic State (IS) terrorists are believed to be undergoing flight training on simulators in Libya. The terrorists are training to fly planes using at least one flight simulator
Russia will start supplying weapons to support Libyan government to fight ISIS if United Nations weapons embargo on Libya is lifted, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and special envoy to Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov told reporters Thursday. "The issue will be discussed at the UN Security Council
Libyan bombing operations in 2011 has inspired the UK Royal Air Forces (RAF) largest ever fighter upgrade program known as the Phase 1 enhancements (P1E). The UK has started using the upgraded package Typhoon aircraft, developed by BAE Systems working together with its Eurofighter Partner companies, the RAF and UK Ministry of Defense, (MOD) as part of the P1E
WikiLeaks whistleblowing platform that published the leaked email of ex-state Secretary Hilllary Clintons email states that the US authorities had knowledge of Qatar as well as Saudi Arabia backing terrorists operation in the Middle East. The e-mail published late on Monday was dated by August 2014 and was addressed to John Podesta, then-counselor to President Barack Obama
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The Eastern Libyan commanders of Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar has signed a $2 billion arms deal with Russian government despite sanctions from the United Nations. Al-Ghoul told Al-Arab on Monday that the visit of Haftar to the Russian aircraft carrier off Tobruk port saw the two parties signing a deal that would allow Haftar to reactivate the contracts of the former Libyan army of Muamar Gaddafi with Russia,
A MiG-23 fighter jet flown by forces loyal to Libyan government was shot down as it carried out raids on jihadist positions over Benghazi. This is the second fighter jet to go down in the past week
Julian assanges whistleblowing website WikiLeaks was hacked on Monday following the publication of the second batch of leaked Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails. "Our email publication servers are under a targeted DoS (denial-of-service) attack since releasing #DNCLeak2," WikiLeaks said in a Twitter post
US Secretary of State John Kerry has instructed Ecuador to restrain Julian Assange from releasing documents related to US Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton, Wikileaks revealed Tuesday. "Multiple US official tell us John Kerry asked Ecuador to stop Assange from publishing Clinton docs during FARC peace negotiations," WikiLeaks said on Twitter
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