Podcast: Egypt’s parliament approves constitutional amendments, Hifter forces advance in SW Libya, and US House of Representatives votes to end support for war in Yemen


This week, Egypt’s parliament approves a motion to amend the country’s constitution. The proposed amendments would keep the current President, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in power until 2034. In Libya, Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Hifter continues operation to take territory in the country’s southwest, including al-Sharara oil field. And in Washington, the US House of Representatives approves a motion to end US support for the war in Yemen as UN representatives in Hodeidah continue working to broker a deal between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi fighters as they contest control of the strategic port city.

Further reading:

Egypt’s parliament approves constitutional amendments

Khalifa Hifter and LNA forces southwestern offensive

US House of Representatives votes to end support for war in Yemen

 

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