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Saddam Haftar is seeking Western and external support for his presidential bid.

A Haftar-allied Libyan military commander wanted by the ICC for war crimes has been assassinated in Benghazi

Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

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Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

The rebel militia leader raised no objection to the entry of a Turkish-flagged commercial ships after multiple orders to prevent access to Libyan waters in the east.

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Giorgio Cafiero

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Analysis: The door is potentially open to a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations following nearly eight years of tense ties between the two ...

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

The New Arab Staff

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

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Libya's PM-designate fails to name cabinet members

The Prime Minister-designate failed to meet a Thursday deadline to form a cabinet, while Egypt called on Dbeibah to exclude 'Islamists' from any upcoming cabinet.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

The New Arab Staff

Libya submits candidates for unified executive authority

Candidates have put themselves forward for positions in Libya's upcoming Presidency Council and the offices of prime minister.

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN calls on 'monitors' to oversee Libya ceasefire

The United Nations has called on regional 'monitors' to observe the fragile ceasefire between the GNA and Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Russian and Libyan foreign ministers meet in Moscow

The New Arab Staff

Russian and Libyan foreign ministers meet in Moscow

Russia's Sergey Lavrov and Libya's Mohammed Taher Siala met to discuss the ceasefire in the North African country.

Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

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

Haftar threatens to target Turkish forces in Libya

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Haftar threatens to target Turkish forces in Libya

Khalifa Haftar said Turkey, who extended its Libya troop deployment by 18 months on Tuesday, had one of two choices: "to leave peacefully or be ...

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Paul Iddon

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal subversion of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya central bank unifies exchange rate

Libya's central bank announced the official exchange rate will be set at 4.48 Libyan dinars to the dollar, after holding its first full board meeting in six years.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Macron and Sisi: Geopolitical ambitions eclipse human rights abuses

Analysis: Macron views Sisi's human rights violations as a minor inconvenience to France's strategic objectives in the region.

The New Arab Staff

Eastern Libyan rebel forces seize Turkish ship

The Turkish ship was reportedly headed for the western Libyan city of Misrata.

Dario Sabaghi

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

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

Libya talks end without naming govt

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

UN-led Libya talks enter final day

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

Haftar 'show horse' among assets targeted in US lawsuits

The New Arab Staff

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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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