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Team clears area in Libya of explosive remnants of war

By Said Ibicioglu TRIPOLI, Libya The 5+5 Joint Military Committee in Libya announced Sunday that three tons of explosive remnants of war had been destroyed in part of the country. The munitions...

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...

Airstrikes target Libya’s southern city of Ubari

TRIPOLI, Libya Four airstrikes have targeted the southern Libyan city of Ubari early Sunday, according to a local official. The attacks targeted various points close to the city center, said the...

Agreement with Turkey in interest of Libya: Dbeibah

TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's Prime Minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh on Tuesday said the Turkish-Libyan maritime agreement in the Eastern Mediterranean is in the interest of his country. This came in response to...

Libyan committee says can’t secure gov’t vote session

TRIPOLI, Libya  The Libyan government’s military committee said Saturday it does not have the military force needed to secure a planned parliamentary session in the coastal city of Sirte to...

UN envoy for Libya calls for compliance with cease-fire

ISTANBUL A UN official has called on all parties in Libya to comply with a cease-fire agreement signed last year, according to a statement issued Monday by the United Nations...
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New Libyan administration condemns attack on minister

TRIPOLI, Libya Libya’s new administration strongly condemned an assassination attempt Sunday on the country’s interior minister. Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dabaiba made the remarks on Twitter regarding Fathi Bashagha in a...
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Libya's interior minister escapes assassination attempt

TRIPOLI, Libya Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha survived an assassination attempt on Sunday, his ministry confirmed. In a statement, the Interior Ministry said that Bashagha and his convoy came under fire...

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...

Exclusive: Turkey ‘friend and ally’ to Libya: Interim PM

ANKARA  Libya’s new Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh on Sunday described Turkey as a “friend and ally”, saying his government will work to achieve peace in war-torn Libya. This came in...

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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...