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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called Monday for the pullout of foreign forces from Libya, during a visit to the eastern city of Benghazi.

The International Monetary Fund raised its 2021 MENA growth forecast because of early inoculation of the vaccine, while saying inequalities are deepening between countries.

Libyan PM, top officials to visit Turkey on Monday

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Libyan PM, top officials to visit Turkey on Monday

A Libyan delegation is going to Turkey on Monday in order to discuss bilateral ties.

'Green Paradise' brings hydroponics to <em>Libya</em>

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'Green Paradise' brings hydroponics to Libya

Siraj Bechiya and his partner Mounir have developed a project of hydroponic farming in Libya.

American activist, ex-justice official Ramsey Clark dies at 93

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American activist, ex-justice official Ramsey Clark dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, described as a defender of 'Palestinian and human rights' and an opponent of US wars with Iraq, died aged 93 on Saturday.

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Aid group MSF says detained migrant killed in Libya

One migrant was killed and two others aged 17 and 18 were wounded and taken to a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, the charity said.

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Conflict-hit Libya launches coronavirus jab campaign

Libya kicked off its vaccination campaign with Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah, the head of a newly established Government of ...

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Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating ...

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Goalkeeper, celibate millionaire, Gaddafi adviser vie for Peru presidency

Eighteen candidates will contest a first round of presidential elections in Peru.

Iraqi youth see little hope 18 years after Saddam

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Iraqi youth see little hope 18 years after Saddam

Despite the country's oil wealth, the promise of a booming future has remained beyond grasp for most, especially those now coming of age.

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

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UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

Mohammed bin Zayed received Libya's interim PM on Wednesday, with official media reporting that he backs the new unity government.

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

<em>Libya</em> Presidential Council announces creation of National Reconciliation Committee

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Libya Presidential Council announces creation of National Reconciliation Committee

The body will seek to establish justice and national solidarity among Libyans, Presidential Council head Mohamed Al-Menfi said.

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Macron urged to freeze 'doubtful' Lebanese assets

President Emmanuel Macron is being urged to freeze suspect assets held by Lebanese officials in France.

Tommaso Segantini

EU pact reiterates shared commitment to keeping refugees out

Comment: The EU says it wants to help refugees, but the new pact reflects the same mindset of deterrence and dissuasion, focusing on border ...

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Libya women bloc demand politicians work towards December elections

A women's bloc is challenging a largely male political class in Libyan politics, fearing they will try to delay elections to cling onto power.

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EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

Praising the formation of Libya's new unity government, EU Council President Charles Michel has called for all foreign fighters to leave the ...

EU's Michel in <em>Libya</em> to bolster interim government

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EU's Michel in Libya to bolster interim government

As Libyan leaders are working on a peace process, European Council President Charles Michel has arrived for a visit.

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Libya receives Russia’s Sputnik vaccine

Libya is expected to start vaccinating its population as the first 100,000 doses arrived, as hospitals can't handle the pressure of the ...

Israeli intel officials met with Khalifa Haftar's son: reports

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Israeli intel officials met with Khalifa Haftar's son: reports

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

Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

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Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

China to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

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China to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

The Libyan foreign minister has met with the Chinese charges'd'affairs and discussed the reopening of the Chinese embassy in Tripoli, which has ...

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