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Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected next week in Geneva.

Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

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Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

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New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

Rival Libya groups came together in Morocco for peace talks.

Libya submits candidates for unified executive authority

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Libya submits candidates for unified executive authority

Candidates have put themselves forward for positions in Libya's upcoming Presidency Council and the offices of prime minister.

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Turkey welcomes interim Libya agreement

The sides agreed this week to set up a "unified executive authority" and hold a constitutional referendum before the planned elections.

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

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Libya envoys 'to vote on proposal for new executive'

The head of the UN support mission in Libya said that Monday's vote was on a mechanism to choose a "temporary unified executive authority" until ...

UN chief Guterres set to name new Libya envoy

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UN chief Guterres set to name new Libya envoy

A letter sent to the UN Security Council has named former Slovakian foreign minister Jan Kubis as new UN envoy to Libya

Giorgio Cafiero

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root ...

US-sanctioned Syrian airline delivers WFP aid to Libya

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US-sanctioned Syrian airline delivers WFP aid to Libya

The United Nation's World Food Programme used US-sanctioned Syrian airline Cham Wings to deliver aid to Libya, prompting outrage online.

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

Three Russians, Ukrainian freed in Libya: NGO head

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Three Russians, Ukrainian freed in Libya: NGO head

The head of Defence of National Values, a Russian organisation that is part of a media group linked to sanctioned business man Yevgeny Prigozhin ...

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UN calls on 'monitors' to oversee Libya ceasefire

The United Nations has called on regional 'monitors' to observe the fragile ceasefire between the GNA and Khalifa Haftar's forces.

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Russian and Libyan foreign ministers meet in Moscow

Russia's Sergey Lavrov and Libya's Mohammed Taher Siala met to discuss the ceasefire in the North African country.

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Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

The visit by the high-level Egyptian delegation was the first of its kind since 2014.

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Turkey vows 'retaliation' against attacks by east Libya strongman

Attacks against Turkey by rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar will have consequences, the Turkish defence minister said on Sunday.

Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

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Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

The Turkish group arrived in Libya following the passing of a law to continue deployment of Turkish troops for an additional 18 months.

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Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

Haftar threatens to target Turkish forces in Libya

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Haftar threatens to target Turkish forces in Libya

Khalifa Haftar said Turkey, who extended its Libya troop deployment by 18 months on Tuesday, had one of two choices: "to leave peacefully or be ...

Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

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Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

Government of National Accord chief Fayez al-Sarraj attended the ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of Libya's independence.

Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

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Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

Turkish imports to the Maghreb region have risen sharply, especially "Made in Turkey" textiles.

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