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Libya: Haftar militia members surrender at key airbase

TRIPOLI  Six members of a militia loyal to Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar surrendered to the Libyan Army on Friday at Al-Watiya airbase, according to the media center of the...

Libyan Army retakes 2 camps from warlord Haftar

ANKARA The Libyan Army has retaken two military camps from warlord Khalifa Haftar’s forces south of the capital Tripoli, said an army spokesman on Saturday. In a statement, Mohammed Kanunu said...

ANALYSIS – Growing number of mercenaries to Sirte deepens conflict in Libya

The writer is a researcher at the TRT World Research Centre ISTANBUL  Over the past two months, there has been a drastic change on the ground in Libya as forces loyal...

EU, Arab League hail selection of Libyan interim gov’t

ANKARA/ISTANBUL  The EU and Arab League on Sunday welcomed the election of Libya's new temporary leadership to govern the country until elections in December. In a declaration on behalf of the...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Libya, Syria

ISTANBUL Turkish president on Friday talked with his French counterpart over the phone to discuss the developments in Libya and Syria, according to presidential sources. The phone call between Recep Tayyip...

Russia asked Haftar to declare truce: Saleh

TRIPOLI, Libya  Eastern Libya-based Gen. Khalifa Haftar announced a truce upon the “command of Russia” as he suffered great loses against the UN-recognized Libyan government, according to pro-Haftar parliament speaker.   Discussions...

Libya: Haftar attack in Tripoli kills elderly woman

TRIPOLI An elderly woman was killed and two other civilians were injured Tuesday in a rocket attack by warlord Khalifa Haftar's militia in the Libyan capital Tripoli.  Amin al-Hashimi, a spokesperson...

Slain Bangladeshi migrants buried in Libya

DHAKA, Bangladesh All 26 Bangladeshi nationals who were recently gunned down by human traffickers in Libya have been laid to rest at Mizdah, 180 kilometers from the capital Tripoli, officials...

Libyan Army: Haftar's militia violates ceasefire

TRIPOLI The Libyan army on Wednesday accused the militia of warlord Khalifa Haftar of violating Libya’s ceasefire for the second time in three days. "Our forces detected a breach of the...

Turkish-flagged commercial ships can dock at Benghazi port: Haftar

TRIPOLI Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday said in a letter addressed to the Ports and Maritime Transport Administration that Turkish-flagged commercial ships can dock at the Benghazi port."We...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. Coronavirus...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...