Libya: Kremlin snubs Serraj

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not receive Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Faiez Serraj scheduled to visit Moscow Thursday and Friday, the Russian President’s office said. As announced by Russian deputy foreign minister Mikhail Bogdanov, Head of the Presidency Council (PC) Read more

Libya: Haftar reinforces Russia ties with recent visit

Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar of the Libya National Army (LNA) was in Moscow for a two day visit during which he met the Russian Defense and Foreign Affairs Ministers, General Sergei Shoigu and Sergei Lavrov respectively. Haftar said relations with Read more

Egypt denies terrorist crashed jet, eyes mechanical problems

Investigations by the Egyptian committee of the Metrojet Airbus A321 that crashed on October 31 killing all 224 people on board stated that the incident was not a “terrorist act” contrary to conclusions made by Russian investigators who claimed last Read more

Syria-Russia: Assad’s army, most efficient, powerful force against IS, Lavrov

Two Russian planes loaded with 80tons of humanitarian aid landed in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia on Saturday as Moscow continues to increase its engagement in the Syrian war with foreign minister Sergey Lavrov acknowledging that they have sent Read more