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The UN mission emphasised Libyan's rights to freedom of movement and called for the immediate release of those detained.

Five new mass graves were discovered this week in territory retaken from Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Libya unity government names new defence officials after protests

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Libya unity government names new defence officials after protests

The appointments come days after GNA chief Fayez al-Sarraj announced a government reshuffle.

Libya warns armed 'thugs' who broke up protests

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Libya warns armed 'thugs' who broke up protests

Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord promised to protect civilians from the "brutality of a gang of thugs", after gunmen opened fire ...

Libyans protest corruption, living conditions for third day

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Libyans protest corruption, living conditions for third day

Voicing anger at extended shortages of power, water and fuel in the oil-rich North African country, the demonstrators marched through the ...

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UN in Libya urges probe after violence at protest

The UN urged Libyan authorities to launch a probe into violence that took place against protesters on Sunday.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

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WSJ denies sending Bernard-Henri Levy to Libya

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy claimed his controversial trip to Libya was for a The Wall Street Journal report.

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Libya govt disavows visit by France's Bernard-Henri Levy

Bernard-Henri Levy said he planned to visit the town of Tarhuna, where government forces uncovered a mass grave.

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Comment: For all its talk about human rights, the UK has been decidedly absent in supporting a stable solution for Libya that would favour the ...

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Libyan government condemns meeting between Sisi and ‘tribal leaders’

The Libyan Government of National Accord condemned a meeting between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and tribal leaders from eastern ...

Libya's Haftar 'suspected of trading gold with Venezuela'

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Libya's Haftar 'suspected of trading gold with Venezuela'

Associates of Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have shipped precious metal after Haftar's allies allegedly shipped USD to Venezuela, a WSJ report ...

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Khalifa Haftar's campaign to seize Tripoli has failed. The response of international actors is now key to reaching a viable political solution.

UN chief shocked at Libya mass graves

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UN chief shocked at Libya mass graves

UN's Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is 'shocked' at the recent discovery of mass graves in Haftar-controlled territory.

US investigating Haftar's relationship with Venezuela

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US investigating Haftar's relationship with Venezuela

A number of countries, including the US, are launching an investigation into Haftar's alleged recent actions in Venezuela.

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Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

Khalifa Haftar's LNA forces suffer further setbacks in their bid to seize Libya's capital from government control.

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Haftar announces air war against Turkish forces in Libya

Militias led by Khalifa Haftar have suffered a series of defeats in Libya following intervention by Turkey.

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Libya vows to pursue Haftar's foreign supporters at UN

Libya’s internationally recognised government has captured two towns near the Tunisian border and said that it would ask the UN Security Council ...

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Libya government accuses Russia's Wagner mercenaries of 'chemical attack'

Russian private firm Wagner helped mobilise an alleged nerve gas attack by Haftar's forces in the Libyan capital, the GNA said.

Erdogan invites Tunisia, Algeria and Qatar to Berlin conference

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Erdogan invites Tunisia, Algeria and Qatar to Berlin conference

Turkey's president has urged Tunisia, Algeria and Qatar to attend a conference on Libya as Ankara wades deeper into the North African country's ...

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Libya's government accepts Turkey's offer for military support

Libya's UN-recognised Government of National Accord is moving to implement a security accord reached with Turkey.

Sisi vows to support Haftar as Libya tensions increase

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Sisi vows to support Haftar as Libya tensions increase

Egyptian President Sisi has said that he will continue to support rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar and called the internationally-recognised ...

Turkey to build military base in Libya: reports

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Turkey to build military base in Libya: reports

Ankara will build a base in Libya’s Tripoli after completing its expansion in Qatar, reports said.

Erdogan meets Libya's Sarraj as tensions boil

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Erdogan meets Libya's Sarraj as tensions boil

After saying he will send troops into Libya, Turkish President Erdogan held talks with Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj.

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