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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...

Landmark Libya peace conference begins in Berlin

BERLIN World leaders gathered in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to achieve a lasting cease-fire and a political solution to the longstanding Libyan conflict. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN...

Haftar promises to respect Libya cease-fire initiative

BERLIN Libya’s renegade commander Khalifa Haftar has promised to respect a cease-fire initiative by Turkey and Russia, following his meeting with German foreign minister in Benghazi on Thursday. In a Twitter...

Media body decries Egypt’s raid on Anadolu Agency

ISTANBUL An Istanbul-based press association condemned Wednesday a police raid on Anadolu Agency's office in Cairo and the detention of its employees. "We hereby condemn the Egyptian government and demand that...

Anadolu Agency condemns raid of office in Cairo

ANKARA Anadolu Agency condemned on Wednesday a raid on its office in Egypt's capital Cairo and the detention of employees.  "We strongly condemn Egypt's police raid to Anadolu Agency Cairo Office,"...

'Turkey’s priority in Libya end of clashes, cease-fire'

ANKARA Turkey mainly cares for the immediate end of clashes and announcement of cease-fire in Libya, said the presidential spokesman on Tuesday. “Turkey’s priority in Libya is the halt of clashes...

Arab-African alliance announced in Riyadh

RIYADH Saudi Arabia on Monday announced the establishment of the Council of Arab and African States bordering the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al...

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Military chopper crashes into Adriatic Sea in Croatia

BELGRADE, Serbia A military helicopter crashed into the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, according to the police. The Ministry of Defense said the casualties are still unknown. "The...

Somali woman promotes peace through art

MOGADISHU, Somalia  A famous young female Somali painter is speaking through her paintings across Somalia, and people are noticing. Nujuum Hashi Ahmed’s paintings are about the...

Turkey to build shelter areas in quake-hit Elazig

ANKARA Turkey is set to build temporary shelters to host 1,000 families affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said...

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