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Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

Libya's Haftar responds to war crimes lawsuits in US

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Libya's Haftar responds to war crimes lawsuits in US

Rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar is accused of committing war crimes during his bid to topple the country's UN-backed government.

UN 'dismayed' at Libya journalist's 15-year prison term

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UN 'dismayed' at Libya journalist's 15-year prison term

UNSMIL voiced dismay at the sentencing of Ismail Abuzreiba to 15 years imprisonment following a trial by a military tribunal in the country's ...

Turkey condemns UAE's 'malicious' acts in Libya

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Turkey condemns UAE's 'malicious' acts in Libya

Turkey's defence minister warned Abu Dhabi that its actions in the Libyan conflict were being recorded and it will face accountability in the ...

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Gloomy mood in Libya on eve of Eid al-Adha

The mood in Libya is gloomy as they celebrate Eid al-Adha in a state of war and pandemic.

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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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.

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Tunisian foreign minister 'fired over Libya stance': reports

Tunisian Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray has voiced his support for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord, the reports said.

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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Turkey, France row over Mediterranean claims

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said the threat of sanctions would 'come to nothing'.

Macron denounces Turkey's 'violations' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

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Macron denounces Turkey's 'violations' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

The French President said that it was "not acceptable" for the maritime space of EU member to be threatened and urged that violators "must be ...

Turkey, Russia say they seek lasting ceasefire in Libya

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Turkey, Russia say they seek lasting ceasefire in Libya

Moscow and Ankara have again encouraged Libya's rival factions to work towards a lasting ceasefire. Previous efforts by the two countries - ...

Turkey vows to stand by Libya's unity government

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Turkey vows to stand by Libya's unity government

Ankara slammed countries supporting rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar, vowing to stand by the UN-backed government in Tripoli 'against any ...

Turkey to stay in Syria until 'freedom' achieved: Erdogan

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Turkey to stay in Syria until 'freedom' achieved: Erdogan

Turkey's military will not leave Syria until 'our thousand-year neighbour and brother... reach[es] freedom, peace and security', Erdogan said.

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Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

As Egyptian lawmakers approved the deployment of forces in Libya to counter 'threats faced by the state', Turkey hosted a meeting with defence ministers.

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Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament greenlighted a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential ...

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Turkey urges 'immediate' end to Haftar support in Libya

Turkey earlier this year stepped up its support for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord after Haftar launched an offensive in April ...

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Algerian president warns against 'Somalisation of Libya'

Individual state initiatives to arm Libyan tribes would transform the war-torn country into a 'new Somalia', Algeria's president said on Sunday.

Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

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Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

"Sending Sudanese to fight in Libya as mercenaries is unacceptable," an RSF commander said.

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Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

"We are ready to consider the possible use of sanctions should breaches to the embargo at sea, on land or in the air continue," a joint ...

Egypt, UAE actions in Libya 'illegal, piratical': Erdogan

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Egypt, UAE actions in Libya 'illegal, piratical': Erdogan

Turkey's president slammed Egypt's involvement in Libya's conflict following a meeting between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Libyan tribal ...

Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

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Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent thousands ...

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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