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Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 missiles from Russia, which compete with US Patriots

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

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Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

The visit by the high-level Egyptian delegation was the first of its kind since 2014.

Turkey vows 'retaliation' against attacks by east Libya strongman

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Turkey vows 'retaliation' against attacks by east Libya strongman

Attacks against Turkey by rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar will have consequences, the Turkish defence minister said on Sunday.

Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

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Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

The Turkish group arrived in Libya following the passing of a law to continue deployment of Turkish troops for an additional 18 months.

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Libya’s rivals exchange prisoners as Turkish defence minister visits

Libya’s rival factions have begun exchanging prisoners in accordance with a UN brokered ceasefire deal, as Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar visited Tripoli

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Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup

Several people were given life sentences for their part in the failed coup of 2016.

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious consequences'.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Karabakh as Russia urges halt

Russia urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately start observing a ceasefire agreed over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as intense ...

Turkey tells Russia to press Armenia for Karabakh pullout

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Turkey tells Russia to press Armenia for Karabakh pullout

Hulusi Akar told his Russian counterpart of 'the necessity for Armenia to put an end to its attacks and to withdraw from the ...

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Turkish President meets Qatari, Kuwaiti emirs for talks

Turkey's President Erdogan has visited Kuwait to offer condolences on the death of Emir Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah before continuing to Qatar to ...

Turkey demands Armenia 'ends its occupation of Azerbaijan'

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Turkey demands Armenia 'ends its occupation of Azerbaijan'

Turkey's defense minister reiterates country's support to Azerbaijan after fresh clashes in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Turkey vows support for Azerbaijan in conflict with Armenia

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Turkey vows support for Azerbaijan in conflict with Armenia

Following the outbreak of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on Sunday over the breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh, Turkish ...

Turkey's defence minister flies F-16 jet over Aegean Sea

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Turkey's defence minister flies F-16 jet over Aegean Sea

'We are not seeking tension,' claimed Turkey's defence minister after flying a fighter jet over the Aegean Sea, where tensions with Greece are ...

Turkey and Greece engage in mock jet 'dogfight'

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Turkey and Greece engage in mock jet 'dogfight'

Turkey and Greece clashed in the air as fighter jets engaged along the Mediterranean.

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Turkey to hold new exercises, hits out at France

Turkey will follow up its Wednesday war games staged with a US navy ship with new "gunnery exercises" at the edge of its territorial waters next week, the navy said.

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Turkey extends gas exploration in Mediterranean crisis

The Turkish navy said it was prolonging the stay of the Oruc Reis research vessel and its accompanying warships in waters claimed by Greece.

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German foreign minister talks Libya on UAE visit

Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas travelled on to the United Arab Emirates after a visit to Libya in which he warned of a 'deceptive calm'.

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Libya signs military pact with Qatar, Turkey

Turkey and Qatar will send military advisers and provide training at their military academies for Libyan cadets.

German foreign minister warns of ‘deceptive calm’ in Libya

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German foreign minister warns of ‘deceptive calm’ in Libya

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas made a surprise visit to the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday and warned that a current lull in fighting ...

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UAE tells Turkey to keep out of Arab affairs

The UAE told Turkey it could no longer behave like the Ottoman empire, hitting back at Ankara's criticism of Abu Dhabi's support for Libyan ...

Turkey condemns UAE's 'malicious' acts in Libya

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Turkey condemns UAE's 'malicious' acts in Libya

Turkey's defence minister warned Abu Dhabi that its actions in the Libyan conflict were being recorded and it will face accountability in the ...

Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

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Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

As Egyptian lawmakers approved the deployment of forces in Libya to counter 'threats faced by the state', Turkey hosted a meeting with defence ...

Turkey urges 'immediate' end to Haftar support in Libya

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Turkey urges 'immediate' end to Haftar support in Libya

Turkey earlier this year stepped up its support for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord after Haftar launched an offensive in April ...

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