The Russian woman whose alleged murder of a Libyan Air Force officer prompted an armed mob to attack the Russian embassy in Libya this week was a former professional powerlifter who studied in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, regional officials said.
Russia is hailing the “good prospects” of resuming arms supplies to Libya, Russia’s Foreign Minister said Tuesday after a meeting with his Libyan counterpart that was part of Moscow’s efforts to restore military and business ties with the war-torn North African nation.
Italy’s foreign minister has rejected comparisons between the current anti-government protests in Turkey and the Arab Spring uprisings that toppled governments in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya.
A Libyan government representative has asked Russian authorities to resume frozen arms contracts, Russian Technologies (Rostech) CEO Sergei Chemezov said Thursday.
Members of the General National Congress (GNC) of Libya passed on Sunday a law banning anyone who used to hold a senior position under former leader Muammar Gaddafi from working in the government’s administration, Al Arabiya reporte...
Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam has appeared before a court in Libya for the first time since he was captured in 2011, media reported.
Saif al-Islam, the second son of Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial within the next month, Justice Minister Salah Maraghni said on Libyan national television.
Former US spy chief David Petraeus testified on Friday that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from the beginning saw terrorists’ hands in the Sept. 11 attack on a US embassy compound in Libya that left four Americans dead, according to US lawmakers.