Libya cease-fire agreed upon after months of fighting

World Jan 13, 2020

Libya cease-fire agreed upon after months of fighting

Both sides in Libya's conflict agreed to a cease-fire from Sunday to end nine months of fighting following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power-brokers Russia and Turkey. The oil-rich North African country has been wracked by bloody turmoil since a ...

U.N.-supported Libya government welcomes civil war truce calls

World Jan 9, 2020

U.N.-supported Libya government welcomes civil war truce calls

Libya's United Nations-supported government has welcomed Russian and Turkish calls for a cease-fire amid the country's ongoing civil war, though its rivals appeared cool to the intervention and refrained from endorsing the idea Thursday. The Tripoli-based government led by Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj released a ...

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World Jan 9, 2020

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World leaders on Wednesday condemned Iran's missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. and other foreign troops and urged an end to the escalating confrontation between Tehran and Washington. Iran said it had acted to avenge the U.S. killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani ...