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

The UN secretary-general condemned foreign interference in the Libya conflict during a UN Security Council meeting.

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

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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 airbase.

Libyan government finds more bodies in former Haftar stronghold

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Libyan government finds more bodies in former Haftar stronghold

The Libyan government has found six more bodies in a mass grave in the former Haftar stronghold of Tarhouna, raising the total number of corpses ...

Turkish naval commander meets Libyan chief of staff

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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 Libyan ...

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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

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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 wealth," ...

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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.

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

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Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

Giorgio Cafiero

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Comment: Recent geopolitical and on-the-ground developments have ignited concerns over the prospect of an Egyptian-Turkish military ...

Tripoli slams Arab League statement on Libya

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Tripoli slams Arab League statement on Libya

A Tuesday statement by the Arab League called for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Libya, but the statement has been rejected by Tripoli ...

Tobruk urges Egypt to send troops if <em>Sirte</em> attacked

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Tobruk urges Egypt to send troops if Sirte attacked

The Tobruk-based parliament linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar has called for Egyptian support against the forces of the UN-backed ...

UN warns against Libya escalation after Egypt intervention threat

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UN warns against Libya escalation after Egypt intervention threat

The UN said Monday the "last thing" Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the ...

Egypt mufti says neutrality in Libya is 'haram'

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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 ...

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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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US military command meets Libyan government amid Egypt threats

The US Africa Command is meeting with Libya's Government of National Accord, following what it perceived was a declaration of war made by Egypt, ...

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Saudi, UAE 'support' Egypt's threat of intervention in Libya

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have expressed their support for Egypt's threat to launch a military intervention in Libya.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 forces ...

Russian fighter jets in Libya could increase civilian casualties

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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.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Khalifa Haftar's campaign to seize Tripoli has failed. The response of international actors is now key to reaching a viable political solution.

US rejects Egyptian proposal for ceasefire in Libya

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US rejects Egyptian proposal for ceasefire in Libya

The US has rejected a proposal for a ceasefire in Libya presented by Egypt, which backs warlord Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are retreating in ...

UN voices 'horror' over Libya mass graves

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UN voices 'horror' over Libya mass graves

Mass graves have been discovered near Tarhuna, since it was seized back by forces loyal to the UN-recognised Government of National Accord on ...

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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