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

Ten years on Syria's Bashar Al-Assad defied the odds, surviving international isolation and temporary loss of two thirds of the national territory to claw his way back into relevance.

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.

Libya talks end without naming govt

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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 ...

Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

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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.

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Humanitarian ship brings 255 migrants to Sicily

At least 255 migrants rescued from boats in distress were handed over to Italian authorities after being assisted by the humanitarian Open Arms ...

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UN former envoy 'very optimistic' for peace in Libya

The UN's former envoy to Libya expressed high hopes of seeing an end to violence in the war-torn country.

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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.

Libyans debate road to peace amid sustained tensions

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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.

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Witness drops claim ex-French president took Libyan millions

A leading witness retracted allegations that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy took millions from deposed Libyan dictator Muammar ...

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.

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 ...

Acting UN Libya envoy optimistic about Monday's talks

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Acting UN Libya envoy optimistic about Monday's talks

Libya talks will take place in Tunisia in Monday in the latest push for peace by the UN.

Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves

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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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Libya's warring sides discuss implementing cease-fire

Military leaders from Libya's warring sides are holding the first face-to-face military talks inside Libya since last year's attack on the capital by Khalifa Hafter's forces.

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Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

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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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UN announces details of permanent ceasefire in Libya

The United Nations have released crucial details of a permanent ceasefire in Libya, including the withdrawal of foreign fighters for at least ...

Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

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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.

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Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

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

Libya ceasefire 'a ray of hope': Germany

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Libya ceasefire 'a ray of hope': Germany

A UN-brokered ceasefire 'finally promises a change of course from military to political logic, said the German foreign minister.

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.

Libya arrests senior coastguard official over human trafficking

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Libya arrests senior coastguard official over human trafficking

Abd al-Rahman Milad is the first senior coastguard official to be arrested over human trafficking.

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