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Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

Rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar is accused of committing war crimes during his bid to topple the country's UN-backed government.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent ...

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Egypt 'won't stand idle' on security threats from Libya

In a meeting with tribal leaders in eastern Libya, Egypt's president said it will not "stand idle" against threats to the country's national security.

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Libya's NOC accuses UAE of imposing oil blockade

The UAE instructed forces loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar to impose a blockade on oil exports in Libya, despite the NOC announcing a ...

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Horriya Marzouk

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Egypt has censored all independent reporting on sensitive political topics, with journalists and social media users only allowed to communicate ...

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Turkish naval commander meets Libyan chief of staff

Turkey's Admiral Adnan Ozbal has met the Libyan government's Chief of Staff in Tripoli ahead of an expected confrontation between ...

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

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Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The surprise visit from the Greek offical is the latest sign of deepening ties between Athens and Haftar

<em>Libyan</em> mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

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Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

Russians have "begun to penetrate cities, airports and oil fields, in order to gradually take control of Libyan lands and plunder its ...

Libya's Haftar 'mobilising mercenaries' for key battle in Sirte

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Libya's Haftar 'mobilising mercenaries' for key battle in Sirte

Haftar-allied foreign mercenaries are reportedly headed for Sirtre to take part in a key battle against government forces.

Macron: Turkey playing 'dangerous game' in Libya

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Macron: Turkey playing 'dangerous game' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron launched a furious attack on Turkey's conduct in Libya, accusing the key NATO member of playing a "dangerous ...

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Egypt mufti says neutrality in Libya is 'haram'

Two of Egypt's top Muslim religious authorities have backed the country's stance on Libya after President Sisi threatened to intervene in support of rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

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Libya: What does Egypt's 'declaration of war' mean?

The GNA have denounced Sisi’s televised statement on Saturday, perceiving his warning to intervene as as a 'declaration of war'.

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GNA denounces new Sisi threat to intervene in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has warned that Egypt could intervene militarily in Libya if Government of National Accord ...

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Russian fighter jets in Libya could increase civilian casualties

Russia's continued involvement in Libya - an accusation Russia officially denies - could prove fatal to civilians.

Hints of rapprochement between rivals Egypt and Turkey, explained

Mel Plant

Hints of rapprochement between rivals Egypt and Turkey, explained

Behind-the-scenes talks indicate warming ties between longtime rivals Egypt and Turkey but Emirati influence over Cairo looks to hamper ...

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Libya FM urges international UN probe into Tarhuna graves

Eleven mass graves have been discovered near Tarhuna, where some women and children were buried alive, Libya's foreign minister said, calling ...

Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

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Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

Algerian officials greeted Aguila Saleh at Algiers International Airport, though the reason for the visit remains unknown.

Tunisia denies establishing any foreign bases

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Tunisia denies establishing any foreign bases

Tunisia has had to deny claims that foreign bases were established in the country.

Facing defeat, Haftar makes a transparent bid for peace

Sam Hamad

Facing defeat, Haftar makes a transparent bid for peace

Comment: Sisi's counter-revolutionary track record and Haftar's war on Tripoli put their overtures to peace on very shaky ground, writes Sam ...

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