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Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

The GNA have denounced Sisi’s televised statement on Saturday, perceiving his warning to intervene as as a 'declaration of war'.

Egypt 'sends' military hardware to Libya after ceasefire proposal

The New Arab Staff

Egypt 'sends' military hardware to Libya after ceasefire proposal

The convoy reportedly included 18 US-made M1A2 Abrams battle tanks along the Libyan border.

Egypt backing Libyan warlord Haftar, for now: analysts

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt backing Libyan warlord Haftar, for now: analysts

Egypt is still invested in propagating the Haftar project diplomatically, providing him political support, and militarily supporting his war ...

Egypt hangs ex-elite soldier turned Islamist militant Hisham Ashmawi

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Egypt hangs ex-elite soldier turned Islamist militant Hisham Ashmawi

Hisham Ashmawi - dubbed Egypt's 'most wanted man' by local media - was a former officer with Egypt's special forces who went on to fight with ...

The New Arab

Egyptian militant's family say not informed about his execution

Hesham Al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer-turned-insurgent, was reportedly executed on Monday.

The New Arab

Egypt sentences officer-turned-militant and 36 others to death

The 37 have been charged with involvement in high-profile attacks on the Egyptian military and senior officials.

The New Arab

Haftar's forces seize ship with Turkish crew, spokesman says

Turkey's parliament on Saturday approved a military and security cooperation deal with Libya's UN-recognise government.

Guma El-Gamaty

The ICC should indict Haftar for war crimes

Comment: The overwhelming evidence against Haftar means there should be no delay in the ICC investigating him for war crimes, writes Guma ...

A quiet conflict is raging in Libya's desertic south

Austin Bodetti

A quiet conflict is raging in Libya's desertic south

In-depth: In Libya's south, the Tuareg, a Berber ethnic group, are using the conflict to build their sphere of influence, counteracting decades ...

The New Arab & agencies

Libya car bomb kills at three in Benghazi

At least three people were killed by a car bomb explosion at a funeral in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi.

Libya's Sarraj calls for elections to end war

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Libya's Sarraj calls for elections to end war

Libya's prime minister has proposed holding nationwide elections to end the war in the North African country.

Car bomb blasts wound 18 in eastern Libya

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Car bomb blasts wound 18 in eastern Libya

At least 18 people injured following two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna.

Egyptian militant handed over by Haftar to face trial

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Egyptian militant handed over by Haftar to face trial

Hisham El-Ashmawy, a high profile militant sentenced to death in absentia by Egyptian authorities, will face a new trial after being handed over ...

Libya's Haftar hands over al-Qaeda-linked militant to Egypt

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Libya's Haftar hands over al-Qaeda-linked militant to Egypt

One of the most-wanted Egyptian militants who was captured in neighbouring Libya last year has been transferred to Egypt by Libyan General ...

Alessandra Bajec

Haftar's Tripoli battle leaves Libyans without respite over Ramadan

The persistent offensive by rogue warlord Haftar's forces is taking its heavy toll on Tripoli residents since the holy Muslim month of Ramadan began.

The New Arab

Libya's grand mufti calls for Saudi Hajj boycott

Libya's controversial grand mufti has claimed it would be a 'sin' for Muslims to go on any optional pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Karim Traboulsi

Egyptian 'Rafale pilot' killed in crash

The Egyptian pilot was named as Major Mohtady al-Shazly. He was laid to rest in the town of El-Bagour in the north Egypt governorate of Manoufia ...

The New Arab & agencies

Key players of the Libya crisis

All you need to know about the main players in Libya's crisis.

Mass grave of IS fighters unearthed in Libya's Sirte

The New Arab & agencies

Mass grave of IS fighters unearthed in Libya's Sirte

Seventy-five corpses, of what are believed to be Islamic State fighters, were recently discovered in the coastal city of Sirtre.

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar's Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant in Derna

El-Ashmawi is believed to have been behind a 2013 assassination attempt against Egypt's then-Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim and several ...

Militias in Libya threaten latest peace initiatives

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Militias in Libya threaten latest peace initiatives

Endless fighting between militias, clashes between Salafists and Libyan National Army forces plus months of warfare between tribes, perpetuates ...

UAE races to dominate Middle East power politics

Austin Bodetti

UAE races to dominate Middle East power politics

Analysis: The UAE has established spheres of influence from the deserts of Libya to the shores of Yemen, flying under the radar amid ...

Libya's Haftar announces 'liberation' of <em>Derna</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Libya's Haftar announces 'liberation' of Derna

The military strongman announced the capture of Derna, the only part of eastern Libya which was outside his forces' control.

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