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In-depth: Haftar's forces have detained a crew of Sicilian fishermen for over 90 days, igniting a diplomatic stand-off with Italy.

Libyan teachers and parents are using the limited means at hand to repair buildings devastated by a year-long battle for Tripoli

Turkey blasts 'unauthorised' German search on Libya-bound ship

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Turkey blasts 'unauthorised' German search on Libya-bound ship

Germany's navy conducted an "unauthorised" search on a Turkish-flagged vessel in a bid to enforce an arms embargo on Libya, turkey said.

Russia stops UN blacklisting of notorious Libya militia

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Russia stops UN blacklisting of notorious Libya militia

Moscow reportedly said it wants more evidence of civilian killings before it agrees to the sanctions.

Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

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Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

Libya's rival forces have failed to launch a withdrawal process under a ceasefire agreement, a UN envoy said.

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Russia and Turkey's delicate balancing act in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: With Western powers sidelined, Russia and Turkey have emerged as dominant powerbrokers in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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Libya talks end without naming govt

The United Nations confirmed talks to appoint an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing ...

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the ...

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UN-led Libya talks enter final day

Hopes for a lasting peace remain unclear as a week of UN-led political talks come to a close.

Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

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Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

At UN-held talks in Tunisia, Libyans agreed to hold elections in December 2021.

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Libyans debate road to peace amid sustained tensions

Libya's Tripoli-based unity government has warned that a landmark ceasefire agreed last month could be in peril.

Libyans agree preliminary plan for elections: UN

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Libyans agree preliminary plan for elections: UN

Libyans agreed to hold elections within 18 months amid UN-led talks in Tunisia.

Libyan lawyer shot dead in Benghazi: security source

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Libyan lawyer shot dead in Benghazi: security source

A media figure in Libya, 46-year-old Barassi was known for giving voice to female victims of violence in videos that she then broadcast on ...

Haftar 'show horse' among assets targeted in US lawsuits

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Haftar 'show horse' among assets targeted in US lawsuits

Lawyers for the families of alleged victims of torture are targeting a pedigree Arabian show horse which has competed in international ...

UN slams 'arbitrary detention' of east Libyans in Tripoli

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UN slams 'arbitrary detention' of east Libyans in Tripoli

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

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Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while Saudi Arabia and Syria have not yet released statements.

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Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves

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

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UN hails 'progress' as military rivals meet in Libya

Rival Libyan military officers began talks on home soil for the first time following a ceasefire agreement last month, discussing implementation ...

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Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey earthquake victims

A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor had hit ...

Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

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Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

Fayez al-Sarraj is set to step down at the end of the month.

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Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

Friday's deal was signed in Geneva by military delegates from Libya's two main warring parties.

Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

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Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

Conflict-strewn Libya sits atop Africa's largest proven crude oil reserves.

Libyan factions sign 'permanent' ceasefire after talks

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Libyan factions sign 'permanent' ceasefire after talks

This week's agreement was a first step towards a 'comprehensive settlement of the Libyan crisis', the UN's mission in the war-torn country said.

Flights resume between Libyan capital and Benghazi

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Flights resume between Libyan capital and Benghazi

Flights between Libya's capital Tripoli and Benghazi resumed amid an easing of tensions between the UN-recognised government and rival ...

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