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The UN Security Council will vote on a draft resolution next week, but there has been disagreement between member states over who will be named as special envoy.

The UN envoy for Libya, Stephanie Williams, has condemned violations of the arms embargo imposed on the country, saying that scores of resupply ships and planes had arrived there

UN's ex-Libya envoy slams 'hypocrisy' of Security Council members

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UN's ex-Libya envoy slams 'hypocrisy' of Security Council members

The United Nations' former Libya envoy Ghassan Salame announced his resignation in March, citing health reasons, nearly three years after taking up the post.

Lebanon to inject dollars as currency plunge revives protests

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Lebanon to inject dollars as currency plunge revives protests

After a crisis meeting on Friday, President Michel Aoun announced Lebanon's central bank will begin "feeding dollars into the market" in an ...

Protests rage across Lebanon as currency hits new low

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Protests rage across Lebanon as currency hits new low

The Lebanese pound tumbled to more than 6,000 to the dollar on the black market Thursday, sparking protests which have now engulfed the country.

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US holds up UN envoy on Libya, frustrating Europeans

European diplomats say those responsible for the hold up in selecting a UN envoy for Libya 'carry a very heavy responsibility'.

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Libya's Haftar, GNA agree to hold ceasefire talks: UN

Mounting calls from Libyans calling for peace have prompted the two warring sides of the conflict to agree to another round of ceasefire talks, ...

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Lebanon arrests central bank official in currency crisis probe

Lebanese prosecutors have ordered the arrest of Mazen Hamdane, a senior central bank official.

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Libya unity govt recaptures two strategic coastal cities

Mohammad al-Gammoudi, a GNA commander said the government seized Sorman and Sabratha after "six hours of fighting with air cover".

UN looks for new Libya envoy after US resistance

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UN looks for new Libya envoy after US resistance

Some diplomats believe Egypt and the UAE, who back strongman Khalifa Haftar, pressured Washington to oppose the endorsement of the previous ...

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Oil engineers freed in Libya after two-year abduction

Libya's National Oil Company announced on Monday that two employees had been freed after being kidnapped from a southern Libyan oil field in ...

Algerian ex-diplomat eyed as next UN Libya envoy

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Algerian ex-diplomat eyed as next UN Libya envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reportedly put forward former Algerian foreign minister Ramtane Lamamra as the UN envoy to Libya.

UN Libya envoy resigns suddenly, citing 'stress' of role

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UN Libya envoy resigns suddenly, citing 'stress' of role

Salame announced his sudden resignation in a post on Twitter, only days after a fragile ceasefire between the Libya's rival governments ...

Rival Libyan politicians meet for peace talks in Geneva

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Rival Libyan politicians meet for peace talks in Geneva

Rival Libyan politicians met on Wednesday in Geneva amid a continued political deadlock.

UN says Libya peace talks will go ahead

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UN says Libya peace talks will go ahead

Peace talks between Libya's rival group will go ahead on Wednesday 'as planned', the UN's Libya mission has said.

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Libya ceasefire talks to resume in Geneva

After Libya's internationally-recognised government pulled out of Geneva talks after shelling by Khalifa Haftar's forces, a UN spokesman confirmed they are back on.

Guma El-Gamaty

A political solution in Libya seems impossible, what now?

Comment: Although the international players involved in Libya keep publicly affirming that the solution can only be political, many of them keep ...

The New Arab

Libya rival talks end without ceasefire deal

The UN has proposed a second round of negotiations for after talks between representatives of Libya's warring parties in Geneva this week ended ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN reports 'progress' as warring Libya rivals hold talks

The UN's Libya envoy said the two sides were not meeting together but engaged in 'shuttle diplomacy' with separate meetings.

Guterres: UN 'committed' to Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines

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Guterres: UN 'committed' to Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines

Speaking exclusively to The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site, Antonio Guterres said that the UN remained committed to its resolutions ...

The New Arab

Libya rivals agree to turn truce into 'lasting ceasefire'

The UN's Libya envoy said Libya's warring factions have agreed on the principle of turning their shaky truce into a lasting ceasefire.

Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

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Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

The cargo ship Bana docked in Tripoli port on Wednesday, a French military source said.

Will Libya's peace summit improve conditions for migrants?

Alessandra Bajec

Will Libya's peace summit improve conditions for migrants?

As hostilities continue in Libya and the conflict becomes more complicated with increasing foreign interference, the situation for migrants and ...

UN urges Libya ceasefire after Berlin summit

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UN urges Libya ceasefire after Berlin summit

It is yet unclear whether a fragile truce between Libyan rivals Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar brokered earlier this month will last.

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