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Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Algerian government has passed two laws endangering the freedoms of the Amazigh people, according to Minority Rights Group International.

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

Turkish naval commander meets <em>Libyan</em> 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 government forces and troops loyal to Khalifa Haftar

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

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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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

Nine bodies were found in a mass grave pro-government forces linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

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Turkish powerships ride wave of energy crises

Coronavirus has forced many companies to shut down and bringing construction to a halt.

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.

Oil firm says Russian mercenaries enter key Libya field

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Oil firm says Russian mercenaries enter key Libya field

Russian and other foreign mercenaries drove into Libya's key Al-Sharara oil field.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

An Egyptian-Turkish <em>war</em> in Libya?

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 Sirte 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 ...

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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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 ...

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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.

GNA denounces new Sisi threat to intervene in Libya

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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 forces ...

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.

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

Probe abuse of Egyptian labourers in Libya, UN urges

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Probe abuse of Egyptian labourers in Libya, UN urges

A video widely circulated on social media apparently showed Egyptian workers being abused in Libya, prompting the United Nations to call for an ...

Turkey fires back at French criticism over Libya role

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Turkey fires back at French criticism over Libya role

Turkey has hit back at France on Tuesday over what it described as 'unacceptable' criticism for its support of the internationally-recognised ...

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