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The Libyan government warned against the militarisation of Libyan oil fields.

A team of hitmen was allegedly sent to Canada by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shortly after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

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US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Rauf Mammadov

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

Syria Insight: Russia moves into Iran-controlled eastern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia moves into Iran-controlled eastern Syria

Eastern Syria has been viewed as under Iran's sphere of interest, but the resource-rich region remains a lucrative area for Russia too.

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Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

Turkish and Syrian news agencies have reported that Egypt sent 150 soldiers to the frontlines in northwestern Syria to assist the Assad regime in its war against the rebels.

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UN announces start of Libya Central Bank audit

The audit approval follows months of international pressure.

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

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Turkey, Russia say they seek lasting ceasefire in Libya

Moscow and Ankara have again encouraged Libya's rival factions to work towards a lasting ceasefire. Previous efforts by the two countries - ...

Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

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Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament greenlighted a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential ...

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Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

"Sending Sudanese to fight in Libya as mercenaries is unacceptable," an RSF commander said.

Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

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Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

"We are ready to consider the possible use of sanctions should breaches to the embargo at sea, on land or in the air continue," a joint ...

Egypt, UAE actions in Libya 'illegal, piratical': Erdogan

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Egypt, UAE actions in Libya 'illegal, piratical': Erdogan

Turkey's president slammed Egypt's involvement in Libya's conflict following a meeting between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Libyan tribal ...

Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

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Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent thousands ...

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Comment: For all its talk about human rights, the UK has been decidedly absent in supporting a stable solution for Libya that would favour the ...

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Egypt 'won't stand idle' on security threats from Libya

In a meeting with tribal leaders in eastern Libya, Egypt's president said it will not "stand idle" against threats to the country's national security.

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Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

The US military has accused Russia of sending mercenaries to fight in Libya.

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Sudanese protesters demand UAE apology for Libya mercenary recruitment

Hundreds of Sudanese protested outside the UAE embassy in Khartoum, accusing Abu Dhabi of luring them into fighting alongside Khalifa Haftar's ...

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Haftar's forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade

Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar want Libya's oil revenues to be distributed 'fairly' among rival factions.

Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

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

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UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

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

US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

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US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

A US general is not convinced that Russia financed mercenaries to kill US troops in Afghanistan.

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 ...

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

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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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