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Libyan army neutralizes 10 members of Haftar militia

TRIPOLI At least 10 members of warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militia were neutralized Sunday in shelling by the Libyan army. The army destroyed four observation posts on the Mashru front in southern...

US envoy, Libyan mayor discuss latest situation

TRIPOLI, Libya US ambassador to Libya held a phone call with the mayor of Zintan, a city located 170 kilometers southwest of Libya’s capital Tripoli, to discuss latest situation in...

UN calls for inclusive political process in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday called for a full and inclusive political process that will meet the aspirations of the Libyan people for...

Libya PM says optimistic about relations with Egypt

TRIPOLI, Libya Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh said Sunday he is optimistic about his country's future relations with neighboring Egypt. On Saturday, Dbeibeh received a phone call from Egyptian President...

Turkish maritime pact with Libya goes into effect

ANKARA  Turkey’s landmark pact with Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) setting out the countries’ Eastern Mediterranean maritime boundaries went into effect Saturday with its publication in Turkey’s Official Gazette. Signed...

Libya: One killed in Haftar airstrike on Mitiga airport

TRIPOLI One person was killed in an airstrike by eastern Libyan forces on Tripoli's Mitiga airport on Sunday, according to a government spokesman. The attack targeted the main gate of the...

Turkey may be Libya's supply chain leader in new normal

ANKARA  If positioned well, Turkey can be the leader in Libya's supply chain in the new normal, said a top business leader on Monday. Murtaza Karanfil, head of Foreign Economic Relations...

Haftar forces to withdraw from fronts south of Tripoli

ANKARA The spokesman for Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar’s forces announced early Wednesday that as of midnight they would be withdrawing 2-3 kilometers (around 1.8 miles) from fronts south of Tripoli.  Ahmed...

Libyan army gears up to regain oil fields

ANKARA The aim of the Libyan army’s move to the strategic Gulf of Sirte is to clear the oil crescent lying between Sidre and Benghazi of Haftar militants and to...

Libya: Haftar lifts blockade on oil production, export

TRIPOLI Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar on Friday announced lifting the blockade on oil production and its export. This came in a televised speech by Haftar, hours after the Libyan National Oil...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...