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Analysis: With the Libyan crisis knocking on Algeria's door, new president Tebboune has launched unprecedented diplomatic efforts. But questions about his legitimacy mean there are more than geopolitics at stak.

Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorised the deployment of troops to Libya to support the UN-backed government in Tripoli.

Turkey's parliament to vote on sending troops to Libya

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Turkey's parliament to vote on sending troops to Libya

Turkey's parliament is set to vote on sending troops to Libya, which could increase Tripoli's influence in the country.

Haftar's LNA gives government forces ultimatum to 'leave Tripoli'

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Haftar's LNA gives government forces ultimatum to 'leave Tripoli'

Khalifa Haftar's forces gave the pro-government militias defending Tripoli a three-day deadline to pull out.

Sisi urges 'decisive' action against states backing 'terror'

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Sisi urges 'decisive' action against states backing 'terror'

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said 'decisive' action was needed against countries supporting 'terrorism', in likely reference to Turkey and ...

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Dozens feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libya

The bodies of five migrants, including a child, were recovered off Libya's coast while dozens of others remain missing, as the boat that was carrying them to Europe sank.

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Libya frees seized Italian fishing boat, crew

The Libyan coastguard had seized the boat and its crew of five Italians and two Tunisians in Libyan waters on Tuesday.

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Migrants moved to 'unsafe' Libya centre despite deadly airstrike

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said it was an 'outstanding contradiction' for migrants to be released from the unsafe centre, only for more to ...

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Haftar's punishing assault on Libya capital kills a thousand

Haftar's Tripoli offensive has killed an estimated 1000 people and displaced a further 100,000 since it began in April, say the WHO.

Libya considers releasing all migrants following Tripoli attack

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Libya considers releasing all migrants following Tripoli attack

Libya's GNA said it cannot protect migrant detention centres from airstrikes such as those witnessed on Tuesday, amid reports hundreds remain ...

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Hafter says migrant air strike victims were 'human shields'

Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar Libyan's forces have denied it targeted a detention centre for illegal immigrants near the Libyan capital.

UN-backed forces retake control strategic Haftar base near Tripoli

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UN-backed forces retake control strategic Haftar base near Tripoli

The GNA have taken back control of Gharyan, capturing alleged Chadian mercenaries, in a bid to repel Haftar's offensive to seize control of the ...

UAE-backed Haftar injures Libya doctors, horses with multiple air-strikes

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UAE-backed Haftar injures Libya doctors, horses with multiple air-strikes

Haftar's air forces injured a number of medics and animals when carrying out airstrikes in Tripoli and Zawiya city.

Libya's Haftar hands over al-Qaeda-linked militant to Egypt

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Libya's Haftar hands over al-Qaeda-linked militant to Egypt

One of the most-wanted Egyptian militants who was captured in neighbouring Libya last year has been transferred to Egypt by Libyan General ...

Libya's parliament hit in 'Haftar airstrike'

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Libya's parliament hit in 'Haftar airstrike'

A hotel housing the Libyan parliament has been bombed in a drone attack.

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Libya's Haftar tells Macron no ceasefire for now

Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar has rejected a ceasefire requested by French President Emmanuel Macron during talks in Paris.

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Libya's Haftar meets French leader Macron amid Tripoli fighting

Libyan commander Khalifa Hafter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about ...

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UN Security Council to meet on Libya fighting

Libya's Khalfia Haftar has launched a bloody offensive on the capital Tripoli.

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Haftar forces kidnap two journalists amid Tripoli fighting

Haftar's forces have allegedly kidnapped and detained two TV journalists as both sides of the battle for Tripoli begin targeting reporters to ...

Death toll from fighting over Libya's capital reaches 250

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Death toll from fighting over Libya's capital reaches 250

The fighting between rival militias in Libya's capital Tripoli has led to the deaths of 254 people, among them scores of civilians.

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Libya shelling kills at least six civilians in Tripoli

Six civilians were killed in heavy shelling in Libya's capital, as fighting between rival militias continues to displace thousands of people.

Nearly 150 killed in battle for Libya's Tripoli

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Nearly 150 killed in battle for Libya's Tripoli

The World Health Organisation has said that nearly 150 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan ...

More than 120 people killed in Haftar's Libyan offensive

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More than 120 people killed in Haftar's Libyan offensive

At least 120 people have been killed in recent Libyan battles in Tripoli.

Haftar's Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant in Derna

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Haftar's Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant in Derna

El-Ashmawi is believed to have been behind a 2013 assassination attempt against Egypt's then-Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim and several ...

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