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New Battlefront: Daesh in Libya Threatens Europe’s Underbelly

The leaders of the terrorist faction known as Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) may be relocating to Libya in order to stage more aggressive attacks against Europe.

'God Willing, Libya Gets Unity Government, But No Western Intervention'

On Wednesday, the body tasked with forming a Libyan national unity government was given an extension until Sunday to do so. At the same time, with the US and several European nations itching to 'take action' in the country, members of the country's internationally recognized government are stepping out against such a move.

Libya Attracting African Islamists, Daesh Fighters ‘Like a Magnet’

US envoy to the global coalition against the Islamic State Brett McGurk called Libya "an emerging threat from Africa."

Egypt Red-Lights New Western Intervention in Daesh-Ridden Libya

Egypt’s foreign minister has warned the US and Europe not to launch an intervention against Daesh before Libya itself can form a unified stable government.

Italian Operation in Libya Could Repeat 'Mistakes of 2011'

As Italy is increasingly approaching the prospect of a military operation in Libya, any US-style solution could repeat the NATO-backed toppling of the country's leader Muammar Gaddhafi, which threw the country into chaos in the first place.

Libyan Civil War Funded by Country's Own Central Bank

Libya's own central bank funds the rival armed factions that have precipitated the country into a bloody civil war, a top UK diplomat said.

Russia Ready to Support UNSC Issue of Lifting Arms Embargo From Libya

Russia will support the UN Security Council’s initiative aimed at lifting the arms embargo against Libya.

'Mickey Mouse and Coca-Cola Revolution': the Roots of Libya’s Chaos

As Libya votes to form a national unity government, activist Sukant Chandan speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear about how the NATO bombing – and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton – have plunged the country into chaos.

Libya Today: The Catastrophe of NATO's Bombing

Libya is scheduled to vote today to form a national unity government.

Daesh Aims to Create Chaos in Libya by ‘Disrupting’ Oil Activity

As Daesh (Islamic State) militants continue to increase their presence in Libya, they have not yet sought to gain control over the country’s oil fields, but rather to disrupt oil production in Libya, political analyst Ethan Chorin, who is currently the CEO of Perim Associates think-tank, told Radio Sputnik.

Gaddafi Son Court Hearing Postponed Until March 13 - Libya Justice Ministry

A court hearing into repression and murder charges of Saadi Gaddafi, a son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was adjourned until March 13, the Libyan Justice Ministry said Sunday.

US Must Act More Aggressively Against Daesh in Libya - Jeb Bush

The United States must act in a more aggressive manner in the fight against the Islamic State, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said.

‘Unprecedented Threat': Extremist Groups Loyal to Daesh on the Rise

The popularity of the terrorist organization across the world is rapidly growing, with groups from Pakistan, Uzbekistan, the Philippines, Nigeria and Libya increasingly supporting Daesh activities.

Unity Government in Libya to Facilitate Anti-Daesh Fight - Mogherini

The formation of the unity government in Libya will be an important contribution to the success of fighting Daesh in Libya, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Friday.

Libya's Unity Government: A Fig Leaf for Another NATO Intervention?

The US and EU are urging Libya's factions to form a national unity government and warning that to do otherwise would invite the rapid expansion of Daesh (Islamic State/ISIL); however, the widely-discussed unity government is merely a fig leaf for another NATO intervention in the region, according to political analyst Salman Rafi Sheikh.

Why Daesh Burns Libyan Oil Instead of Stealing it, as in Syria

While attacking Daesh-controlled oil facilities in Syria has been said to be effective against the group, repeating the strategy in Libya may have the opposite effect.

Hillary Clinton Destabilized Libya so the West Could 'Exploit the Country'

As the United States begins to warn of the growing threat of Daesh in Libya, political analyst Hafsa Kara speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear about Washington’s role in destabilizing the North African nation – and the personal involvement of Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Western Airstrikes in Libya to Fight Daesh "Intrusive and Neocolonial"

Western military intervention in Libya to stop its seizure by Daesh militants would be perceived as "intrusive and neocolonial", according to Dr Arturo Varvelli, Head of Terrorism and Research Fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), as he told Sputnik it could instead strengthen Daesh’s control.

NATO Destroyed Libya; Now It's 'Alarmed' That Daesh is Seizing the Country

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker discusses yesterday's U.S.-dominated anti-Daesh Coalition meeting in Rome.

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