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Libya and Italy announced plans to collaborate on reclamation and demining activities while expanding cooperation in medicine and military health, authorities said.

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

US threatens to sanction Haftar over ties with Russia

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US threatens to sanction Haftar over ties with Russia

The US has threatened to sanction Khalifa Haftar over an oil blockade which they say is influenced by Russia.

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

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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.

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

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Turkish minister in Libya for defence cooperation talks

The talks covered defence and security training programmes under a deal signed by Tripoli and Ankara in November last year, a statement said.

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Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The surprise visit from the Greek offical is the latest sign of deepening ties between Athens and Haftar

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

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

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Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

US military command meets Libyan government amid Egypt threats

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US military command meets Libyan government amid Egypt threats

The US Africa Command is meeting with Libya's Government of National Accord, following what it perceived was a declaration of war made by Egypt, ...

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France accuses Turkey of violating UN embargo on Libya

France has accused Turkey of repeatedly violating a UN arms embargo on warn-torn Libya.

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

Top Turkish diplomat makes surprise visit to Libyan capital

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Top Turkish diplomat makes surprise visit to Libyan capital

It is the most significant delegation to visit the country since eastern Libya-based warlord Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive on Tripoli in ...

Tunisia denies establishing any foreign bases

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Tunisia denies establishing any foreign bases

Tunisia has had to deny claims that foreign bases were established in the country.

Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

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Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

Turkey says it has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan Government of National Accord, which would allow it to receive oil exploration permits ...

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Libya's Sarraj declined Russia invitation, Erdogan reveals

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Libya's prime minister declined an invitation to meet the Russians in Moscow, as the conflict continues to spiral.

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Erdogan reaches 'agreements' with Trump over Libya conflict

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he reached "some agreements" with US counterpart Donald Trump over Libya during telephone ...

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Tunisia president reaffirms Libya neutrality in Macron call

Kais Saied told Emmanuel Macron that Tunisia 'will never be a rear base for any party' in Libya's conflict, as the UN-backed Tripoli government ...

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

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

Malta seizes $1bn in counterfeit Libyan money

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Malta seizes $1bn in counterfeit Libyan money

Maltese authorities seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm, the US State Department said.

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Maltese PM visits Libya for talks on migration

Malta's PM signed an agreement on Mediterranean migrant crossings with GNA leader Fayez al-Sarraj, including the establishment ...

UN condemns use of IEDs against Libyan civilians

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UN condemns use of IEDs against Libyan civilians

The GNA have accused Haftar's forces of planting mines in houses before pulling back from their positions in the south of the capital.

Tripoli campaign to continue despite losses

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Tripoli campaign to continue despite losses

General Haftar's forces have said they will continue to fight forces allied with the UN-supported government in Tripoli, despite heavy losses in ...

UN official warns of escalating foreign power-fuelled Libyan war

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UN official warns of escalating foreign power-fuelled Libyan war

The UN's acting special envoy to Libya has warned of foreign-backed escalation on both sides of the Libyan conflict.

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