​​​​​​​"Tahrir al-Sham" mercenaries liquidate Turkey's opponents, French-Egyptian pressure on the latter

Idlib witnessed during the past week a liquidation war waged by mercenaries "Tahrir al-Sham" against opponents of Turkish policies, while Egypt sent strong messages to Erdogan on Libya, while France intensified pressure on Turkey, calling on Europe to review in depth its relationship with it.

During the past week, the Arab newspapers touched on the situation in Idlib, in addition to the Egyptian messages to Turkey, and the French-Turkish tension.

The Arabs: Jolani wages a liquidation war against his opponents with a Turkish green light .

The Arab newspapers issued during the past week with Idlib situation. In this context, Al-Arab newspaper said: “A force from the Headquarters for the HTS arrested, on Monday, the prominent jihadi leader Abu Malik al-Tali, in the countryside of Idlib, in a move that reflects directing the head of the Hayat, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to liquidate all his opponents and opponents of Turkish policy in the region, especially the recent agreements with Russia. "

According to the newspaper, "Al-Talli's arrest came a few days after killing two leaders of Horas al-Din in a drone attack west of Idlib, and at that time the virtual accounts of al-Qaeda operatives on the Telegram were accused of the leader of the HTS Headquarters , of being behind the killing Khaled al-Aruri (Abu al-Qassam al-Orduni). ) And the commander of the Badia Army, Bilal al-Sanani, and these accusations met with widespread controversy in jihad circles.

Al-Talli defected from HTS on April 7 this year, and formed a fighting group under the name of the “Ansar fighters” brigade before joining the so-called “ Fa Isbitu” jihad operations room.  Abu Malik is known for his opposition to the total dependence of Ankara, and the agreements Russian-Turkish about the "de-escalation" zone, which he himself confirmed in October of 2018.

"The jihadist circles believe that the move to arrest Al-Tali and before it a campaign to liquidate leaders in Horas al-Din, which is likely to increase in the coming days, would not have taken place without the presence of a Turkish green light, as it is in Ankara's interest to preserve the strength and unity of the HTS to serve its agenda in Syria." ".

Statement: Washington is about extending the arms embargo to Iran
On the Iranian issue, Al Bayan newspaper said: "US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed that Washington is working to extend the validity of the arms embargo decision to Iran, which expires in October.

Pompeo stressed during a press conference that Iran would obtain arms in order to provide it to terrorist militias, adding: "The proposal that America give Iran money to finance terrorism is simply ridiculous." He said that the United States hopes that the whole world realizes the need to extend the arms embargo imposed on Iran, noting that Washington is ready to talk to Tehran at the appropriate time, and promised that Iran's obstruction of the IAEA's work raises serious questions about Iran's efforts and what it is trying to hide.

Pompeo also expressed his hope that the UN Security Council would extend the arms embargo imposed on Iran. The US Secretary of State confirmed that the nuclear agreement that withdrew from Washington did not limit Iran's activities and behavior in support of terrorism. Pompeo announced that US sanctions were imposed on 5 Iranians linked to companies shipping transported oil to Venezuela, to that, Pompeo counted that the people of Venezuela fought for liberties, adding that America would continue to support the leader of the Venezuelan opposition, Juan Guaido.
Okaz: Does Ankara understands the Cairo messages?

Regarding the Egyptian-Turkish tension, Okaz newspaper said: “Unless Erdogan's regime reads the Egyptian messages carried by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s speech yesterday, he doesn’t blame himself but himself.” This was a comment by an Arab strategist, adding that Ankara has been provoking Cairo, especially from Libya's vital neighborhood of Egypt.

Al-Sisi's political and military messages seemed clear, specific and strong this time from its predecessors, especially after the Egyptian ceasefire initiative, which did not find listening ears from Turkey and followed by the Accord Government, but Ankara continued to send more mercenaries and militias, and from here and talk to an Egyptian observer, the war in Libya began to come close to the Egyptian borders, which led President Sisi to consider "Sirte and Al-Jafra" as a red line for Egypt, and then a clear and decisive stance had to be announced to deter Turkish interference, which Cairo announced was now gaining international legitimacy.

In affirming the seriousness of Cairo's position, and less than 24 hours after the announcement of the Egyptian anger, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed that any threat to Egyptian and Arab security will receive an appropriate response, and said in statements yesterday (Sunday) that Egypt seeks to promote a political solution in Libya, adding: We call for restraint in Libya, and accused "the AG that it did not improve reading al-Sisi's position," and continued: "We hope it with its mandate stipulated in the Skhirat agreement."

Remarkably, in the statements of the head of the Egyptian diplomacy, it is the first time that it talks about the military option, as Shukri announced that "the military solution is the last option for Egypt to defend its security", stressing the rejection of the attempt to expand Turkey, pointing to coordination with the international and regional powers active in Libya. The Egyptian minister was not satisfied with that, but stressed that Egypt coordinates "with Tunisia and Algeria. we have a common vision regarding Libya," and stressed that "the time has come for serious work to establish stability in Libya."

Political observers have promised that the situation in Libya is open to all scenarios, and that the crisis is approaching the edge of the abyss, warning that if the AG does not yield to peaceful solutions and the initiatives proposed for a solution, and if Ankara does not read the Cairo messages more than once before taking any step, then it There is no alternative to military intervention to get things right.

The Arabs: France calls on the European Union to lay new foundations for the relationship with Turkey

The Arab newspaper, in turn, said: "France, whose relationship with Turkey has been seriously deteriorated due to conflict of interest in more than one region of the world, such as the Eastern Mediterranean and Libya, asked the European Union on Wednesday to conduct a comprehensive and unlimited discussion on its relationship with Turkey, a member of NATO ( NATO).

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Laudrian announced before the Senate that “France considers it necessary for the European Union to open a very rapid, in-depth, taboo and naive discussion about the prospects for the future relationship between the European Union and Ankara, and that the Union firmly defends its own interests because it has the means to do so ”

Turkey accused France on Tuesday of "playing a dangerous game" in Libya, reiterating the same formula that French President Emmanuel Macron used on Monday over Ankara, and the dispute between Ankara and Paris escalated a while ago because Turkey sent Syrian mercenaries and jihadist groups to Libya after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a president The Libyan AG, Fayez Al-Sarraj, is an economic and military cooperation agreement.

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