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Egypt's Sisi details Libya ceasefire plan backed by Haftar

06 June, 2020

Egypt's president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has announced a ceasefire in Libya alongside strongman Khalifa Haftar, whose forces experienced a string of military defeats in the war-torn country.

Libya government forces launch Sirte offensive, Haftar backs ceasefire

06 June, 2020

Forces aligned with Libya's UN-recognised government said they launched an offensive for slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's hometown Sirte, as rival strongman Khalifa Haftar agreed to a ceasefire.

'No response' to Gulf reconciliation effort, Qatar says

05 June, 2020

Qatar's foreign minister said there has been no response yet to its US-sponsored reconciliation initiative with its Gulf neighbours who have imposed a three-year-long blockade on Doha.

Danish 'crime boss' Amir Mekky arrested in Dubai

05 June, 2020

A Danish citizen allegedly involved in gang-related crime that span from Denmark to Spain has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates.

Tunisian MP attacks Saudi, UAE for meddling in elections

05 June, 2020

Tunisian parliamentarian Abdul Latif Al-Alawi slammed Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates over their foreign policy.

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

05 June, 2020

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's fractured relations.

Libya's UN-recognised govt claims full control of Tripoli, suburbs

04 June, 2020

Libya's UN-recognised government says it has 'full control' of Tripoli and its suburbs.

Alaska man 'laundered nearly $1B for Iran through UAE'

04 June, 2020

Newly-released court documents raise renewed questions about financial transparency in the United Arab Emirates.

US holds up UN envoy on Libya, frustrating Europeans

04 June, 2020

European diplomats say those responsible for the hold up in selecting a UN envoy for Libya 'carry a very heavy responsibility'.

Libya government forces retake Tripoli airport from rival Haftar

03 June, 2020

Ceasefire talks resumed on Wednesday between Libya's rival powers as pro-government forces reclaimed the capital's international airport.

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