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A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the guise of medical aid.

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean.

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

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UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

Mohammed bin Zayed received Libya's interim PM on Wednesday, with official media reporting that he backs the new unity government.

Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

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Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

Two suspects were arrested in an investigation over the killing of a militia leader wanted by the International Criminal Court.

Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

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Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

Human Rights Watch has expressed concern that Russia could have transferred anti-personnel mines to rogue General Haftar's forces in Libya

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European diplomats visit Libya,show of support for unity govt

The joint visit comes 10 days after the formation of an interim government to lead Libya to December elections.

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Haftar-allied Libyan commander wanted by ICC assassinated in Benghazi

A Haftar-allied Libyan military commander wanted by the ICC for war crimes has been assassinated in Benghazi

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Libya's eastern administration hands power to interim govt

The Government of National Unity led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will now govern the previously divided country.

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Hopes for free media dashed in post-Gaddafi Libya

A decade after the 2011 uprising that led to the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan journalists still face difficulties to exercise their ...

In Libya, Washington wades into mess it helped make

Sami Hamdi

In Libya, Washington wades into mess it helped make

Comment: Far from prioritising a democratic transition, US policy in Libya is first and foremost geared towards impressing its own goals and ...

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Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

The rebel militia leader raised no objection to the entry of a Turkish-flagged commercial ships after multiple orders to prevent access to ...

Tunisian president in Libya for talks

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Tunisian president in Libya for talks

The Tunisian president will meet with Libya’s interim prime minister to discuss the democratic process in Libya.

Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

Libya's western government hands power to unity team

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Libya's western government hands power to unity team

Libya's Fayez al-Sarraj has formally handed over power Tuesday to a new interim executive

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Giorgio Cafiero

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Analysis: The door is potentially open to a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations following nearly eight years of tense ties between the two ...

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Libya's new interim prime minister set to take office

Libyan transitional prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will be officially sworn in after parliament approved his cabinet last week

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Libya PM hands proposed government to parliament for approval

Libya's parliament received a proposed government by Libya's interim prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday, amid efforts to unify the ...

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Turkey and Egypt could negotiate maritime demarcation

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate a maritime demarcation agreement in the eastern Mediterranean if ties warm between the two countries.

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

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Libya speaker flags March for government confidence vote

The Libyan parliament will discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unified government on 8 March.

Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

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Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Libya's PM-designate fails to name cabinet members

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Libya's PM-designate fails to name cabinet members

The Prime Minister-designate failed to meet a Thursday deadline to form a cabinet, while Egypt called on Dbeibah to exclude 'Islamists' from any ...

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched ...

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