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Attack by Haftar in Libya can expect response: Turkey

ANKARA  Any attack on Turkish missions in Libya by Khalifa Haftar’s forces can expect a military response, the country’s ruling party spokesman warned the renegade warlord Tuesday. “We are clearly saying...

Libyan Army continues strikes on Al-Watiya airbase

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan Army struck down militias loyal to renegade commander Khalifa Haftar in Al-Watiya airbase, military sources said on Monday.  According to a statement by the Libyan government-led Operation...

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...

Libya’s Presidential Council mourns intelligence chief

TRIPOLI Libya's Presidential Council has mourned intelligence chief Abdul Qader al-Tuhami, who died in the capital Tripoli earlier Sunday. "Our country has lost one of its loyal sons, who maintained honesty...

4 family members die in Haftar attack in Libya

ANKARA Four people in the same family lost their lives Saturday when forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar struck a house in southern Tripoli. Amin al-Hashemi, a spokesman for the...

EU mission favors warlord Haftar: Libyan premier

ROME  The head of Libya’s government said he believes that the European Union’s new military mission in the Mediterranean favors the rebel forces headed by warlord Khalifa Haftar. In an interview...

Libyan army steers clear of civilian targets

ANKARA  The Libyan Army does not target cities and civilians in its operations against militias loyal to renegade commander Khalifa Haftar, Libya's government said Friday. The government’s aim with the operations...

EU condemns warlord Haftar shelling of Libyan civilians

BRUSSELS The EU on Friday condemned the latest attacks on Libyan civilians by the forces of warlord Khalifa Haftar. “Any kind of indiscriminate strikes targeted at heavily populated areas are unacceptable...

Malta vetoes spending for EU’s Libya mission

ANKARA Malta has formally given notice to the EU that it will no longer commit any military assets to Operation Irini, a naval mission launched by the EU to enforce...

Libyan gov’t airstrikes neutralize 15 of Haftar militia

ANKARA  The Libyan government's airstrikes on Friday neutralized 15 members of warlord Khalifa Haftar militias in the vicinity of al-Watiya airbase. "The air force carried out airstrikes this morning in the...

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Turkey tops agenda of EU foreign ministers’ meeting

BRUSSELS Foreign ministers of European Union have gathered in Brussels on Monday to discuss Turkey and international issues in an actual meeting for the first...

US regrets foreign interference in Libya's economy

ANKARA The US Embassy in Libya on Monday regretted foreign interference in the Libyan economy. "After several days of intense diplomatic activity aimed at allowing the...

Erdogan, Putin discuss Libya, Syria over phone

ANKARA The Turkish and Russian presidents on Monday spoke over the phone to discuss developments in war-weary Libya and Syria as well as other regional...

Turkey: 3 more migrant bodies pulled out of lake

VAN, Turkey Rescue workers on Monday recovered bodies of three more irregular migrants from a lake in Turkey's eastern Van province after a boat carrying...

WHO to probe origins of COVID-19 worldwide, China says

ANKARA China on Monday said the World Health Organization agreed to probe origins of COVID-19 around the globe. Addressing a news conference in Beijing, China’s Foreign...

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