Despite an economic downturn and the freezing of Libyan state funds since 2011, investors in the country are attempting to find new avenues of opportunity across Africa by building bridges with other countries.
Mohammed Hanif Rezaee, a spokesperson for the 209 Afghan army corps, said that over 150 ISIS militants surrendered on Wednesday in northern Afghanistan. This move is seen by Afghan officials as the end of ISIS in the northern part of the country.
By joining the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Tunisia is trying to ship goods and services to the rest of Africa. The country, whose total exports stand at $14 billion, is attempting to export $4 billion by the end of 2020 to Africa alone.
Diyala has recently witnessed an increase in counter-terrorism operations in an effort to root out ISIS sleeper cells that have plagued the province since the official announcement of the group's defeat last December
They were once a formidable fighting force in Syria. But it appears that the era of North Caucasian jihadist fighters is drawing to a close, as many scale back on military activities in the country, writes intelligence analyst Neil Hauer.