Libya

Manchester attacker#039s father, younger brother arrested in Libya

Manchester attacker's father, younger brother arrested in Libya

The father and the younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue in Manchester have been arrested in Tripoli, a spokesman for a local counter-terrorism force said. The counter-terrorism force detained the …

Egypt’s air force destroyed 15 vehicles carrying arms and ammunitions in Western Desert

Egypt’s air force destroyed 15 vehicles carrying arms and ammunitions in Western Desert

The Egyptian air force prevented an attempt to smuggle arms into the country through the western borders with Libya, a statement by the spokesperson of the military forces, Tamer Al-Refaee, said on Monday, Daily News Egypt …

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors from the Merle freighter detained in Libya have been released and taken back home, Russia's Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

Where do terrorists in Syria get sarin

Where do terrorists in Syria get sarin

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Three versions of the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Possible developments in Libya, Italy, Spain and other transit countries over the next 6 months

External forces were the main factor of Syrian and Libyan conflicts

External forces were the main factor of Syrian and Libyan conflicts

There was no social, political, or socio-economic crisis by the beginning of armed conflict in Syria

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries appear to favor a wait-and-see approach hinging on two unknowns: Trump's new US policy on Syria, and Russia’s capability to broker a deal

No doubt Iran is the target

No doubt Iran is the target

Iran has never produced terrorists who acted in the US or in the European Union

Has The OPEC Rally Gone Too Far?

Has The OPEC Rally Gone Too Far?

Oil prices continue to edge up as 2016 comes to a close, a dramatic turnaround for the industry compared to the start of the year

Oil rises on signs of producers’ compliance with output cuts

Oil rises on signs of producers’ compliance with output cuts

However, there are doubts about the willingness of other OPEC members to comply

Supplies, Fed rate drag oil prices lower

Supplies, Fed rate drag oil prices lower

Some of the OPEC exemptions, and U.S. shale resiliency, may be spoiling the party.

Talks between OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporters canceled

Talks between OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporters canceled

Today the group is holding another internal meeting to try to resolve its own differences

Oil Rises as OPEC Delegate Says Everyone ‘On Board’ for a Deal

Oil Rises as OPEC Delegate Says Everyone ‘On Board’ for a Deal

OPEC members have made progress toward completing a deal to cut output

Big Oil - The Crude Market Is Larger Than All Metals Markets Combined

"Big Oil" - The Crude Market Is Larger Than All Metals Markets Combined

Ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, oil has been one of the most crucial commodities on Earth. Without it, modern transportation as we know it would not be possible. Industries such as aviation, aerospace, …

Libya: five years without Gaddafi

Libya: five years without Gaddafi

The process of accepting the Government of National Accord as the only legitimate platform for political settlement has been stalled

World#039s Biggest Oil Traders Aren’t Buying What OPEC Is Selling

World's Biggest Oil Traders Aren’t Buying What OPEC Is Selling

The organization can’t adjust cargo loading schedules until January of next year

OPEC Output Rises to Record Before Talks With Russia on Freeze

OPEC Output Rises to Record Before Talks With Russia on Freeze

Will the agreement on limiting production be reached?

#039Window closing#039 on US-Russia deal on Syria

'Window closing' on US-Russia deal on Syria

Whether or not either side will try to push for a deal to happen before the next US administration

Is ISIL a bigger threat or are the Kurds for Turkey?

Is ISIL a bigger threat or are the Kurds for Turkey?

Ankara considers PKK and Kurdish presence in Syria as a main strategic threat, while Daesh is thought to be a tactic threat

Turkish FM to pay official visit to Libya

Turkish FM to pay official visit to Libya

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will make a crucial state visit to Libya on Monday in a bid to boost mutual ties between the two countries, Yeni Safak news agency reports. The Minister will meet …

Will conflict in Libya help oil prices to increase?

Will conflict in Libya help oil prices to increase?

Co-director of the American Institute for the Analysis of Global Security in the USA, Senior Energy Security Council adviser, Gal Luft, stated today that the price of oil may grow to $60-70 per …

Daesh militants seized eastern Libya areas

Daesh militants seized eastern Libya areas

Daesh seized a number of areas to the east of Tripoli, capital of Libya. They were able to take the city of Abu-Grein and several smaller settlements. At the seized territory, they have set their checkpoints and carry out the arrest of …

Attempts to distinguish between good and bad terrorists are felonious

Attempts to distinguish between good and bad terrorists are felonious

Shoigu wonders who prevented the restoration of peace and the establishment of order in Iraq and Libya after the elimination of Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi

Steinmeier: no sense in isolating Russia

Steinmeier: no sense in isolating Russia

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier wants Russia to play a more active role in the international arena. He noted he supported a strategic partnership with Russia in …

The Syrian crisis is a specific part of the Arab Spring, Dolgov believes

The Syrian crisis is a specific part of the Arab Spring, Dolgov believes

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Senior Fellow at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Boris Dolgov, believes that a long-term settlement of the Syrian conflict will be a result of the intervention of …

Gaddafi did not deserve to die like that, Oleg Peresypkin says

Gaddafi did not deserve to die like that, Oleg Peresypkin says

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The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the USSR to Libya (1984-1986), employee of the Center for Eastern Studies of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Professor Oleg Peresypkin, believes that the main reason for …

Boris Dolgov: Events in Libya are a special part of the Arab Spring

Boris Dolgov: "Events in Libya are a special part of the Arab Spring"

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Senior Fellow at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Boris Dolgov, spoke about the cause of the situation in which Libya finds itself today. …

Vladimir Yevseyev: Russia has nothing to do in Libya

Vladimir Yevseyev: "Russia has nothing to do in Libya"

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The head of the SCO department of the CIS Institute, military expert Vladimir Yevseyev, gave an assessment of the military-political situation in Libya, and also talked about what position Russia is pursuing there in relation to the …

Grigoriy Lukyanov on political situation in Libya

Grigoriy Lukyanov on political situation in Libya

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A specialist in the modern history of Libya and the Arab states of the Middle East and North Africa of the Faculty of Humanities of the HSE, Grigory Lukyanov, analyzed the current situation in Libya, and also spoke about how the political …

The idea of dividing Libya is senseless

The idea of dividing Libya is senseless

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The basis of the external interference in the state’s affairs was not political motives, but economic ones