Libya government rejects suspension of FM

Libya’s government Sunday rejected a decision by the country’s presidential council to suspend the foreign minister over allegations of monopolizing foreign policy. The standoff between the two bodies is likely to increase …

Is Israel preparing a substantial attack on Iran?

Israel suspects Iran intentionally dispatched a ship to dump hundreds of tons of crude oil onto its beaches, the area's worst ecological disaster in decades, in revenge for the November assassination of the country's top nuclear scientist, according to Israeli officials and media, Business Insider writes

Compensatory cuts boost confidence in OPEC+ agreement

Oil in New York inched higher with investors assessing the impact of supply curbs from Iraq and Libya on the near-term outlook. Iraq pledged to cut output in January and February after pumping more than its OPEC+ quota last year, and Libyan guards halted some crude exports after a pay dispute

Putin and Erdogan hold phone conversation

The situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border was among the topics discussed over the phone by Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two presidents stressed that there are no alternatives to diplomatic …

Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss Libya and coronavirus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Russian Foreign Ministry informs. The diplomats exchanged views on the current state and prospects for the …