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Fathi Bashagha's convoy was 'fired on from an armoured car' on Sunday, an official said.

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing a UN report.

UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

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UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

The UN special envoy to Libya met with east-based Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in a bid to unite rival factions ahead of December elections.

Egypt pledges support to Libya's new interim prime minister

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Egypt pledges support to Libya's new interim prime minister

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed support for Libya in talks with the neighbouring country's interim prime minister.

Will Biden uphold Moroccan sovereignty in Western Sahara?

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Will Biden uphold Moroccan sovereignty in Western Sahara?

Comment: President Biden is well aware of Morocco's strategic importance to the US in the region, and is unlikely to want to destabilise that ...

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Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim government

Tens years after the uprising that removed Qaddafi from power, Libyans are looking to the future with a new interim government.

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Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

It is the 10-year anniversary of the overthrowing of Gaddafi, and not much as changed, Amnesty International argues.

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East Libya strongman offers support to new executive

Khalifa Haftar reiterated a recent pledge of support for the leaders of Libya's new executive authority, mandated to lead the country through to ...

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New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

Newly selected Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah addressed the Libyan nation on Saturday, giving the first steps of the transition towards ...

Libya embarks on new transition phase

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Libya embarks on new transition phase

In a potential 'turning point' move, Libya has stepped into a new phase following the selection of a new unity government.

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Turkey hails announcement of transitional leadership in Libya

Turkey welcomed the announcement of a new prime minister heading Libya's transitional government.

Libyan election vow must be honoured: UN

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Libyan election vow must be honoured: UN

The 75 participants at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum have until Friday to select a prime minister and a three-member presidency council ...

Libyans meet in Geneva to select transitional leaders

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Libyans meet in Geneva to select transitional leaders

The 75 participants at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum have until Friday to select a prime minister and a three-member presidency council ...

Qaddafi daughter-in-law escapes arrest after running over Syrian policemen

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Qaddafi daughter-in-law escapes arrest after running over Syrian policemen

The daughter-in-law of former Libyan dictator Muammar Al-Qaddafi has escaped arrest in Syria after running over and injuring policemen ...

Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

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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 next week in Geneva.

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Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants off Libya

The Ocean Viking is currently the only NGO rescue vessel operating in the area.

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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.

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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.

10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

Libya envoys 'to vote on proposal for new executive'

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Libya envoys 'to vote on proposal for new executive'

The head of the UN support mission in Libya said that Monday's vote was on a mechanism to choose a "temporary unified executive authority" until ...

Diplomats: UN Lebanon envoy to head Libya mission

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Diplomats: UN Lebanon envoy to head Libya mission

Diplomats say the former Slovak foreign minister will replace Ghassan Salame in the post, which has been vacant for nearly a year.

Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

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Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed ...

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