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MAJOR: Egypt’s Parliament Approves Military Intervention in Libya

CAIRO – As Cairo demonstrates its readiness to intervene in Libya in response to GNA’s announced offensive on Sirte, how much bluff versus reality do these threats contain? On 18 July, troops from the Fayez al-Sarraj-led Government of National Accord (GNA) set out in the direction of the city of Sirte, located northwest of Libya’s […]

OFFICIAL: Russia, Turkey Reach Agreement Over Another S-400 Batch

MOSCOW/ANKARA – Jun 10, 2020 – Turkey and Russia have agreed on the delivery of new batteries of the advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems, the head of Turkey’s Defense Industry said.  “The parties have concluded an agreement in principle on the supply of the second batch. The roadmap of the deal includes the transfer […]

How Barack Obama Destroyed Libya

By Daniel Lazare – Libya’s long-running civil war has taken a new turn in recent weeks after the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord launched an offensive against would-be strongman Khalifa Haftar, pushing him and his Libyan National Army out of Tripoli and a number of near-by strongholds. But anyone who thinks that peace is at […]