Middle East


Libya commander Haftar visits Russia ahead of conference

Author:  Thu, 2018-11-08 21:58 MOSCOW: Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu met Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Moscow on Wednesday, Russian media reported, signalling Kremlin support ahead of a conference aimed at settling the north African country’s years of strife. Russia’s military … read more

Two Iraq ministers risk sack over Saddam-era posts

Author:  AFP ID:  1541697398455194900 Thu, 2018-11-08 15:30 BAGHDAD: Two ministers approved by Iraq’s parliament may lose their jobs before the rest of cabinet is agreed, officials said Thursday, after a commission found they were members of Saddam Hussein’s regime. The … read more