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The United Nations' former Libya envoy Ghassan Salame announced his resignation in March, citing health reasons, nearly three years after taking up the post.

European diplomats say those responsible for the hold up in selecting a UN envoy for Libya 'carry a very heavy responsibility'.

Libya's Haftar, GNA agree to hold ceasefire talks: UN

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Libya's Haftar, GNA agree to hold ceasefire talks: UN

Mounting calls from Libyans calling for peace have prompted the two warring sides of the conflict to agree to another round of ceasefire talks, the UN said.

Libya unity govt recaptures two strategic coastal cities

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Libya unity govt recaptures two strategic coastal cities

Mohammad al-Gammoudi, a GNA commander said the government seized Sorman and Sabratha after "six hours of fighting with air cover".

UN looks for new Libya envoy after US resistance

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UN looks for new Libya envoy after US resistance

Some diplomats believe Egypt and the UAE, who back strongman Khalifa Haftar, pressured Washington to oppose the endorsement of the previous ...

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Algerian ex-diplomat eyed as next UN Libya envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reportedly put forward former Algerian foreign minister Ramtane Lamamra as the UN envoy to Libya.

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Rival Libyan politicians meet for peace talks in Geneva

Rival Libyan politicians met on Wednesday in Geneva amid a continued political deadlock.

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UN says Libya peace talks will go ahead

Peace talks between Libya's rival group will go ahead on Wednesday 'as planned', the UN's Libya mission has said.

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Libya ceasefire talks to resume in Geneva

After Libya's internationally-recognised government pulled out of Geneva talks after shelling by Khalifa Haftar's forces, a UN spokesman ...

A political solution in Libya seems impossible, what now?

Guma El-Gamaty

A political solution in Libya seems impossible, what now?

Comment: Although the international players involved in Libya keep publicly affirming that the solution can only be political, many of them keep ...

The New Arab

Libya rival talks end without ceasefire deal

The UN has proposed a second round of negotiations for after talks between representatives of Libya's warring parties in Geneva this week ended ...

UN reports 'progress' as warring Libya rivals hold talks

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UN reports 'progress' as warring Libya rivals hold talks

The UN's Libya envoy said the two sides were not meeting together but engaged in 'shuttle diplomacy' with separate meetings.

Guterres: UN 'committed' to Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines

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Guterres: UN 'committed' to Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines

Speaking exclusively to The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site, Antonio Guterres said that the UN remained committed to its resolutions ...

Libya rivals agree to turn truce into 'lasting ceasefire'

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Libya rivals agree to turn truce into 'lasting ceasefire'

The UN's Libya envoy said Libya's warring factions have agreed on the principle of turning their shaky truce into a lasting ceasefire.

Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

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Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

The cargo ship Bana docked in Tripoli port on Wednesday, a French military source said.

Alessandra Bajec

Will Libya's peace summit improve conditions for migrants?

As hostilities continue in Libya and the conflict becomes more complicated with increasing foreign interference, the situation for migrants and refugees threatens to deteriorate even further.

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UN urges Libya ceasefire after Berlin summit

It is yet unclear whether a fragile truce between Libyan rivals Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar brokered earlier this month will last.

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Cautious optimism as Libya conference kicks off in Germany

Germany is hosting a conference that brings together the most prominent players in Libya’s long-running civil war.

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Erdogan warns Europe of terror threat if Tripoli falls

Extremist organisations such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group could gain a fresh foothold in Libya, the Turkish president said.

Libya's Haftar announces conditional ceasefire

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Libya's Haftar announces conditional ceasefire

Rogue General Khalifa Haftar has agreed to a conditional ceasefire in his fight against the UN-backed Libyan government in Tripoli.

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UN special envoy 'angry' at foreign meddling in Libya

The United Nations special envoy to Libya on Monday said he was "angry" at foreign interference in the war-torn country, saying Libyans have ...

Libya military school airstrike death toll reaches 30

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Libya military school airstrike death toll reaches 30

The death toll from an airstrike in the Libyan capital of Tripoli has reached to 30 people.

Why Libya's proxy war might be about to flare-up

Paul Iddon

Why Libya's proxy war might be about to flare-up

Over the past year, the Libya conflict has become increasingly more dangerous.

Haftar asks Egypt's Sisi for military support

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Haftar asks Egypt's Sisi for military support

Rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar told Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi that if Egypt sent troops to support his fighters, they would ...

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