Sudan to Send Troops to Libya to Save Hafter From Defeat
Tables have been turning this week in Libya, where the Government of National Accord (GNA) has reclaimed key western coastal areas and is assailing the Libyan National Army (LNA) of Gen. Khalifa Hafter’s forces in southern Tripoli, where they’ve been trying to contest the capital for a year.
Hafter has been close to victory a few times, and now on the brink of defeat, his international allies are looking to bail him out, with reports that Sudanese forces loyal to Gen. Dagalo to rush into Libya to save Hafter and his Tripoli forces from what could be a disastrous loss.
Read more at https://news.antiwar.com/2020/04/24/sudan-to-send-troops-to-libya-to-save-hafter-from-defeat/
Sudan opens airspace to allow direct flights from Latin America to Israel
17 March 2020
Latin America’s largest airline group, LATAM, will be allowed to fly over Sudan to Israel for the first time, in a move that signals rapprochement between Tel Aviv and Khartoum, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Sudan’s decision to open its airspace for LATAM flights is expected to significantly shorten flights between Israel and Latin America. For example, flights to or from Brazil will be two hours shorter.
Khartoum had authorised direct flights from Latin American countries to Israel as part of the growing normalisation of relations between the governments of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sudanese leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan.
Read more at https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/Sudan-opens-airspace-direct-flights-from-Latin-America-to-Israel