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The Government of National Unity led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will now govern the previously divided country.

Libya's Fayez al-Sarraj has formally handed over power Tuesday to a new interim executive

Libya's new interim prime minister set to take office

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Libya's new interim prime minister set to take office

Libyan transitional prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will be officially sworn in after parliament approved his cabinet last week

New Libya PM slams outgoing govt's handling of Covid-19

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New Libya PM slams outgoing govt's handling of Covid-19

Libya's outgoing government has been criticised for its management of the coronavirus outbreak, with the new PM vowing a "new campaign with a ...

Libya PM hands proposed government to parliament for approval

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Libya PM hands proposed government to parliament for approval

Libya's parliament received a proposed government by Libya's interim prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday, amid efforts to unify the ...

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Libya speaker flags March for government confidence vote

The Libyan parliament will discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unified government on 8 March.

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Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched ...

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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 ...

New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

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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 ...

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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.

Surprise as Dbeibah elected Libyan transitional PM

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Surprise as Dbeibah elected Libyan transitional PM

Libyan delegates at UN-facilitated talks outside Geneva made the surprise choice of Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as the transitional unity prime minister ...

Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

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Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

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Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

Government of National Accord chief Fayez al-Sarraj attended the ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of Libya's independence.

Italy PM flies in as Libya frees Sicilian fishermen

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Italy PM flies in as Libya frees Sicilian fishermen

Libya freed 18 fishermen, including eight Sicilians, after Italy's prime minister visited Benghazi to secure their release.

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Libya frees 18 Sicilian fishermen

A group of Sicilian fishermen held in Libya since September have been released from captivity.

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Rome, Tripoli sign defence deal over hospitals, training

Italy and Libya signed the "Joint Technical Military Cooperation Agreement," which renews a defence deal signed in 2013.

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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.

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Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

Germany asks Libya's <em>Sarraj</em> to delay resignation

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Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

Fayez al-Sarraj is set to step down at the end of the month.

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Flights resume between Libyan capital and Benghazi

Flights between Libya's capital Tripoli and Benghazi resumed amid an easing of tensions between the UN-recognised government and rival ...

UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

'Cautious optimism' as conference pushes Libya peace

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'Cautious optimism' as conference pushes Libya peace

Germany's foreign minister voiced "cautious optimism" over efforts to end the conflict in Libya, as top diplomats sought to foster a peace drive.

Turkey pledges 'full solidarity' with Libya unity govt

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Turkey pledges 'full solidarity' with Libya unity govt

Turkey stands in full solidarity with Libya's UN-recognised government, the Turkish president said on Sunday.

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