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Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December 24.

Libya's coastguard warned against "illegal" fishing in its waters, denying Italian claims it had wounded a fisherman as it fired shots during an operation against four boats from Sicily.

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

Libyan prime minister warns of attempts to restart conflict

The New Arab Staff

Libyan prime minister warns of attempts to restart conflict

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has warned that 'war merchants' were trying to restart the country's conflict, after several attempts ...

Haftar’s forces say Libya unity government ‘has no authority’

The New Arab Staff

Haftar’s forces say Libya unity government ‘has no authority’

After stopping him visiting the eastern city of Benghazi, forces loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar say that Libyan interim prime ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya PM trip to country's east postponed

The Libyan government postponed the prime minister's first visit to the east of the country late Sunday, hours after an advance security team was turned back from Benghazi airport.

The New Arab Staff

Libya reconstruction fund needs $50 billion: officials

A three-year reconstruction plan will target key cities in Libya including Benghazi and Tripoli.

The New Arab Staff

Libya to grant visa-free travel for Turkish nationals

Libya has granted visa-free travel for Turkish nationals following a two day visit to the country by the Libyan

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Greece calls for foreign forces to quit Libya

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called Monday for the pullout of foreign forces from Libya, during a visit to the eastern city of ...

Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

The New Arab Staff

Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating ...

The New Arab Staff

Libya women bloc demand politicians work towards December elections

A women's bloc is challenging a largely male political class in Libyan politics, fearing they will try to delay elections to cling onto power.

Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

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Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

China to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

The New Arab Staff

China to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

The Libyan foreign minister has met with the Chinese charges'd'affairs and discussed the reopening of the Chinese embassy in Tripoli, which has ...

France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

France has reopened its embassy in Libya after seven years of closure.

Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

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Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

Two suspects were arrested in an investigation over the killing of a militia leader wanted by the International Criminal Court.

The New Arab Staff

Haftar-allied Libyan commander wanted by ICC assassinated in Benghazi

A Haftar-allied Libyan military commander wanted by the ICC for war crimes has been assassinated in Benghazi

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Libya's eastern administration hands power to interim govt

The Government of National Unity led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will now govern the previously divided country.

The New Arab Staff

11 bullet-ridden bodies found 'executed' in eastern Libya

Security sources in Libya said 11 bodies were found with bullet holes in Benghazi.

The New Arab Staff

Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

The rebel militia leader raised no objection to the entry of a Turkish-flagged commercial ships after multiple orders to prevent access to ...

New Libya PM slams outgoing govt's handling of Covid-19

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Libya PM slams outgoing govt's handling of Covid-19

Libya's outgoing government has been criticised for its management of the coronavirus outbreak, with the new PM vowing a "new campaign with a ...

The New Arab Staff

Flights resume between rival Libya cities after 7 years

Flights between Benghazi and Misrata have restarted following advances in the peace process and political appointments.

Libyan women fight gender gap and violence

Alessandra Bajec

Libyan women fight gender gap and violence

Caught between an ongoing cycle of violence and gender inequality, women in Libya are fighting a war inside the war.

Gender-based violence 'devastates' women across MENA: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gender-based violence 'devastates' women across MENA: Amnesty

Marking International Women's Day, Amnesty highlights the plight of women throughout the MENA, who struggle with added pressures deriving from ...

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

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