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Libyan warlord Haftar is 'mercenary’: Turkish president

ANKARA Turkey’s president on Tuesday said Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar has no official recognition either in the war-weary country or the international community. "Haftar is a mercenary, a paid soldier," Recep...

Algeria president holds meeting with military officials

ALGIERS, Algeria Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune held a meeting with the country’s military leadership, the presidency said in a statement on Tuesday. "The President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune in his...

Russia urges Libyan military committee to convene soon

MOSCOW  Russia has urged to convene the Libyan military committee at the earliest to address the issue of cease-fire. Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Tuesday he expects a dialogue...

Libya: UN-recognized government downs UAE drone

ISTANBUL Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Tuesday announced that it had downed an armed drone belonging to the United Arab Emirates. The forces of the GNA said in...

Libya's Haftar defies cease-fire, launches attacks

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya's UN-recognized government said Sunday that forces of renegade commander Khalifa Haftar had launched attacks in the country's northwest despite a call for cease-fire. The militias attacked Abu Qurain...

Libya's neighbors seek solutions at Algeria peace meet

ALGIERS Foreign ministers from North Africa on Thursday met to discuss the ongoing political crisis in Libya without any participation from the Libyan side. Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Chad, Mali and Sudan...

Removing Haftar a must for Libyan democracy: Official

TRIPOLI  Removing renegade commander Khalifa Haftar is a must for democracy process and holding elections in Libya, a prominent official said. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Khalid al-Mishri, chairman of...

Haftar forces threaten to hit civilian planes in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya Forces loyal to Libya's renegade commander Khalifa Haftar Wednesday declared Libya's capital of Tripoli and its surrounding areas as a "no-fly zone" and threatened to hit civilian planes. Ahmed...

World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts to achieve a lasting cease-fire...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its most important ports for export. The...

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Turkey won't allow ‘Deal of Century’ to threaten peace: President

ISTANBUL Turkey will never allow the peace in the region to be disrupted by the U.S.’ so-called “Deal of Century” Mideast peace plan, said Turkey’s...

French fisheries banned from northern sea post Brexit

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3 crucial weeks for Turkish Super Lig title contenders

ISTANBUL Ahead are three vitals weeks in Turkey’s top-tier football league as the title contenders will face each other in February. Top seven teams will face...

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