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Russian ambassador warns of spread of firearms from Ukraine to Africa through Libya

The Russian Ambassador to Libya, Aydar Aganin, said in an interview with TASS on Monday that “there is a risk of delivering weapons to Ukraine, saying those weapons are spreading across Africa, with Libya being such a transit corridor during the period of anarchy and chaos in the country”.

Has Wagner’s mutiny weakened Russia in the Middle East?

Yevgeny Prigozhin’s attempted insurrection against the Russian Ministry of Defence (MOD) last month created massive confusion. The rebellion raised many questions about what might come next for the war in Ukraine and the future of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rule.

Libyan AG Office has custody of wanted militia leader from Al-Zawiya

The Libyan Attorney General’s (AG) Office has issued a statement announcing the arrival in custody of the arrested militia leader, Andelraouf Al-Kabo, to the Tripoli headquarters after he was detained by security units in Zuwara, hailing the efforts of the transfer of the wanted criminal by the security apparatuses in …

Libya factions reassess Wagner’s operations in light of mutiny in Russia

Recent developments in Russia, and Wagner’s open mutiny against the Kremlin have sparked considerable speculation regarding the potential impact on Wagner’s operations in Libya, a war zone it has heavily invested in in the last decade.

Libya, Washington and Khartoum

In the 12 years since the killing of Muammar Gaddafi and the collapse of the state, Washington has stayed clear of direct engagement with the Libyan civil war. CIA Director, William Burns’ 24-hour visit in January is an indication of the necessity – rather than the desire – to re-engage. …