Yemen VP urges national unity against Houthis

ADEN: Yemeni Vice President Ali Mohsen Saleh has called for national unity to defeat the Houthi militias. Addressing a meeting of leaders of the Nasserite Popular Unionist Party in Aden, he urged all political parties and national organizations to unite their ranks in confronting the Iran-backed Houthis, the Saudi Press Agency

2015 political deal on Libya ‘still in force’

JEDDAH: The UN-backed political agreement on Libya signed two years ago is still active and Libyans should work together to implement it, a leading Libyan politician told Arab News on Sunday. “The agreement is not bound to a timeframe,” said Fadil Al Amin, Chairman of the Libyan National Council for Economic

Libyan leader: Qatar, Turkey and Sudan stoking conflict

CAIRO: Ahmed Gaddaf Al-Dam, political leader of the Libyan National Struggle Front (LNSF) and cousin of the late Muammar Qaddafi, accused Qatar, Turkey and Sudan of working to fuel the conflict in his country. They are doing so “for the service of Israel, the fragmentation of Libya and the division of

Russia ready to consider easing arms embargo for Libya

MOSCOW: Russia is ready to consider easing an arms embargo for Libya, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov as saying on Wednesday. Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj said this month he was hopeful that a UN-imposed arms embargo would be partially lifted against some branches of