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Libya conflict: October 15 set as new date for peace talks
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Turkey blasts 'arrogant' Macron amid Eastern Med crisis talks
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Libya’s GNA: Haftar allies disrupting municipal elections in east
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Libya's UN-recognised government announces immediate ceasefire
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Russian aircraft active in Libya, AFRICOM saysRussian jets delivered to Libya in May are being actively used in the North African country, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said on Thursday.
Turkey says it discussed lasting ceasefire during Libya tripSenior Turkish officials discussed a lasting ceasefire and political solution in Libya, as well as energy cooperation, during a visit to Tripoli on Wednesday, Turkey's foreign minister said.
France accuses Turkey of hostile acts to stop enforcement of Libya arms embargoFrance accused Turkey's navy on Wednesday of acting in a "hostile and aggressive" manner towards its NATO allies to prevent them from enforcing a United Nations arms embargo on Libya.
Turkish ministers visit Libya, Tripoli government saysTurkish government officials including the foreign and finance ministers arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday to meet Libya's internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), the GNA said in..
Moscow urges U.S. to help reach Libya ceasefire: RIARussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow would welcome efforts by Washington to use its influence to help reach a ceasefire in Libya, the RIA news agency reported.
Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisisTurkey angrily accused France on Tuesday of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating U.N. and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised..
Bodies of children and others found in Libyan town after LNA retreat, Red Crescent saysBodies of children were among those found in the Libyan town of Tarhouna after eastern-based forces and their local allies withdrew this month, Red Crescent and Tripoli government officials said on..
Turkey slams French criticism of its actions in LibyaTurkey on Tuesday slammed French criticism of its role in Libya, saying the comments showed the "dark and inexplicable" policy by France towards Libya, and accused its NATO ally of exacerbating the..
Merkel, Erdogan agree U.N. process for Libya should be bolstered: statementGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflict in Libya and the situation in the eastern Mediterranean in a video call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Merkel's spokesman said in a..
France wants talks about 'aggressive' Turkish role in LibyaFrance wants talks with NATO allies to discuss Turkey's increasingly "aggressive" role in Libya, a presidential official said on Monday, and the foreign ministry accused Ankara of thwarting truce..
France slams Turkish interference in LibyaFrance said on Monday it condemned any ongoing foreign interference in Libya, singling out the intensification of Turkish support.
Turkey eyes Libya bases for lasting military foothold: sourceTurkey and Libya's internationally recognised government are discussing possible Turkish use of two military bases in the North African country, a Turkish source said on Monday, with a view to a..
Turkey in talks to use two Libya military bases: sourceTurkey and Libya's internationally recognised government are discussing possible Turkish use of two military bases in the North African country, a Turkish source said on Monday, teeing up a lasting..
Turkey says no issues with Russia on Libya after talks delayedThere are no technical disagreements between Turkey and Russia on issues regarding the conflict in Libya, and the two states will continue jointly pursuing a lasting ceasefire there, Turkish Foreign..
Siege of Libya's Sirte behind Turkey-Russia talks delay: Turkish officialRussia and Turkey postponed talks on defusing fighting in Libya due to discord over the Ankara-backed Tripoli government's push to retake the key coastal city of Sirte from Russian-backed eastern..
Pope appeals for end to Libyan civil warPope Francis appealed on Sunday for both sides in the Libyan civil war to seek peace, urging the international community to facilitate talks and protect refugees and migrants he said were victims of..
Turkey and Russia put off talks expected to tackle Libya and SyriaRussia and Turkey have postponed ministerial-level talks which were expected to focus on Libya and Syria, where the two countries support opposing sides in long-standing conflicts.
Russian ministers to visit Turkey for talks on SundayRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit Turkey on Sunday for talks, the two countries' foreign ministries said on Saturday, with media reports saying..
Turkey arrests journalist for revealing state secrets: lawyerA Turkish court jailed a prominent opposition journalist from an online news outlet pending trial on accusations that she revealed state secrets in two articles about Ankara's military involvement in..
U.S. wary of Egypt truce effort in Libya, wants former Danish PM to lead U.N. peace bidParts of a proposal by Egypt for a truce in Libya are "helpful," but a United Nations-led bid to broker peace in the North African country is the best way forward, the State Department's top Middle..
U.N. decries reported mass graves found in Libya town after LNA retreatThe United Nations mission in Libya said on Thursday it was horrified by the reported discovery of mass graves in the town of Tarhouna after the internationally recognised government recaptured it from..
U.S. looking into reports of Haftar's oil dealings with VenezuelaThe United States is investigating and trying to get to the bottom of reports that Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar's plane was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas last week, a senior U.S...
Turkey says U.S. needs to play more active role in LibyaThe United States needs to play a more active role in Libya, both in achieving a ceasefire and in political talks, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with broadcaster NTV on..
U.N. Libya mission says warring sides have engaged in truce talksLibya's warring sides have begun to engage in a new round of ceasefire talks, the United Nations said on Wednesday, after rapid gains by the internationally recognised government ended with heavy..
Libya's GNA and LNA engage in U.N.-supported 5+5 joint military commission talks: tweetThe United Nations support mission in Libya said in a tweet on Wednesday that both Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) are engaged in the third round of 5+5..
Egyptian presidency says Trump welcomed Egypt's proposal for Libya ceasefire in a call with President Sisi: statementThe Egyptian Presidency said in a statement on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Egypt's proposal for Libya ceasefire in a call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Pompeo welcomes agreement for U.N. Libya talks, urges speedy ceasefire processU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of talks led by the United Nations between Libya's warring sides and urged speedy negotiations to achieve a ceasefire.
Turkey dismisses Egyptian proposal for Libya ceasefire: HurriyetTurkey on Wednesday dismissed Egypt's proposal for a ceasefire in Libya, saying the plan aimed to save Khalifa Haftar after the collapse of his offensive to control the capital Tripoli, Hurriyet..
EU calls on conflict parties in Libya to withdraw foreign forcesThe European Union's top diplomat has urged all conflict parties in Libya to immediately stop all military operations and engage constructively in peace negotiations.
Libya's Sharara oilfield declares force majeure after brief shutdownLibya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared force majeure on exports from its Sharara oilfield on Tuesday, as an armed group repeatedly halted production just days after output had resumed..
Explainer: Untangling the conflict in LibyaLibya's conflict has taken a new twist after an attempt by eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar to seize the capital, Tripoli, crumbled rapidly in recent weeks.
Putin and Merkel discuss Syria, Libya, Ukraine in phone call: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Syria's humanitarian aid needs in a telephone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday.
Erdogan says he and Trump agreed 'some issues' on LibyaTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he discussed the conflict in Libya with U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Monday and that the two leaders agreed on "some issues" related to..
Germany's Merkel urges U.N.-backed Libya talks in phone call with Egypt's SisiChancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in conflict-wracked Libya with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the German governemnt said in a statement on Monday.
Rivals Russia and Turkey both support a Libya peace process, Moscow saysRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday agreed on the need to collaborate to create the conditions for a peace process in Libya, Russia's foreign..
UAE says Egypt initiative for Libya boosts peace trackThe United Arab Emirates supports a new Egyptian peace initiative for Libya as a move towards a ceasefire and political solution, a senior official said on Monday.
'Numerous' reports of looting in retaken Libyan towns, UN saysThe United Nations has received "numerous" reports of looting and destruction in two towns outside Tripoli retaken by the forces of Libya's internationally recognised government, it said on Sunday.
Exclusive: Russian hiring of Syrians to fight in Libya accelerated in MayA Russian drive to recruit Syrians to fight in Libya for militia leader Khalifa Haftar accelerated in May when hundreds of mercenaries were signed up, five Syrian opposition sources and a regional..
Egypt offers new Libya plan as Haftar offensive collapsesLibya's internationally recognised government attempted to make new advances on Saturday against the forces of retreating eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, who stood by in Cairo as his ally, Egyptian..
Egypt announces new Libya initiative with eastern-based leadersEgypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a new initiative for Libya on Saturday alongside east Libya-based leaders, which proposes an elected leadership council and a ceasefire starting on June..
Libya's Haftar pulls back east as Tripoli offensive crumblesForces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government took the last stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli on Friday and advanced further south, capping the sudden collapse..
West Libya forces seize last LNA stronghold near capitalForces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government captured the last major stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli on Friday, capping the sudden collapse of his 14-month..
Libyan government says it has entered Haftar stronghold TarhounaForces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government said on Friday they had entered Tarhouna, the last major stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli, capping the sudden..
Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflictPresident Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey's support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised joint exploration for oil at sea following talks in Ankara..
Erdogan says Turkey to increase support for Libya's SerrajPresident Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey will increase its support for Libya's internationally recognised leader Fayez al Serraj and that the conflict there can only be resolved politically..
Eastern forces quit Libyan capital after year-long assaultLibya's internationally recognised government regained control of Tripoli on Thursday, driving eastern forces out of the capital after a year-long battle in which foreign powers poured in arms and..
Turkey looks to lock in Libya gains as Erdogan hosts PMPresident Tayyip Erdogan will meet Libya's internationally recognised leader in Turkey on Thursday as the allies seek to lock in battlefield gains, including recapturing Tripoli, before potential..