19:09 GMT 17.11.2016
World in Focus: Sputnik’s Daily Current Affairs Program | 17/11/16
Thursday: Chagos islander’s refused the right to go home; two alleged FARC rebel fighters killed by Colombian forces; and, Libyan pro-government forces closing in on what remains of Daesh’s stronghold in the coastal city of Sirte
14:46 GMT 31.10.2016
Libyan Forces Begin Final Assault on Daesh in Sirte
Forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord have started an offensive against the last Daesh stronghold in the town of Sirte, the operation's press service said Monday.
08:30 GMT 29.09.2016
Russian Military Campaign Preserved Syria's State Integrity
Syria's Hmeimim internal opposition group welcomes Russian anti-terrorist operation in Syria.
12:49 GMT 14.09.2016
Cameron Follows Blair Down Path of Criticized Military Invasions
The latest report into the UK-French-led invasion of Libya once again sheds light on poor intelligence and appalling planning behind UK involvements in military campaigns, with ex-PM David Cameron receiving similar criticism to Tony Blair over his decision to join the US invasion of Iraq.
01:24 GMT 13.09.2016
Libyan Forces in Control of Oil Ports Vow to Honor Export Commitments
Libya’s rival administration in Tobruk pledged on Tuesday to meet the national export commitments after seizing key oil ports, in a statement attributed to its parliamentary speaker.
23:32 GMT 02.06.2016
Sanders Calls Clinton’s Policies in Iraq, Libya Disaster
Bernie Sanders said Hillary Clinton couldn't run US' foreign policy properly as president considering her support for invasion of Iraq and regime change in Libya.
10:00 GMT 20.02.2016
Two Kidnapped Serbian Diplomats Killed During US Airstrikes in Libya
Two Serbian diplomats died in the result of the US airstrikes in the northwestern Libyan town of Sabratha, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said Saturday.
12:31 GMT 05.01.2016
Daesh Terrorists Attack Libyan Oil Port for Second Day
Daesh terrorists fired at the Libyan oil port of Es Sider again on Tuesday setting ablaze an oil storage tank in the port, Reuters reported.
14:36 GMT 26.12.2015
Egypt Voices Support to Libya in Restoration of Security
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi on Saturday expressed his support for Libyan government in its efforts to boost the security in the country, local media reported.
15:34 GMT 10.11.2015
How the 2008 Syrian Drought Fit US Geopolitical Plans in Middle East
The widely discussed Syrian crisis was not started by Assad throwing "barrel bombs" but rather in Washington, years before violence erupted in Syria, US author Eric Zuesse underscores.
22:44 GMT 15.10.2015
Afghanistan, Among Others: How Obama Has Failed to Pull US Out of Bush’s War on Terror
As the Obama administration extends its troop commitment in Afghanistan – yet again – it’s worth recognizing that failure to withdraw is part of an unfortunate pattern in the US president’s handling of the broader "war on terror."
13:57 GMT 18.02.2015
Egypt on Libyan Tightrope: 'Endless War' Beckons
Award-winning Libyan journalist warns of the dangers for Egypt of being drawn into its neighbor's militia warfare, as it seeks retaliation for the brutal murder of 21 of its citizens by ISIL on Sunday.