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NATO concerned by growing Russian presence in Libya

ANKARA All NATO allies are concerned about the increased Russian presence in Libya, the head of NATO told a forum on Tuesday. Speaking at the Brussels Forum organized by the German...

Expert: France supporting Haftar in Libya is 'mistake'

PARIS A Paris-based geopolitics expert and writer said in an exclusive interview Tuesday that France's support for Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar was "a mistake" and isolated the European country. Speaking to...

ANALYSIS – France’s hypocritical, ill-conceived strategy jeopardizing Libya’s political stability

By Ferhat Polat The writer is a Deputy Researcher at the TRT World Research Centre. He is a PhD researcher in North African Studies at the Institute of Arab and...

Libya warns Egyptian army against military intervention

TRIPOLI Libya's High Council of State on Monday warned the Egyptian army against a high-stakes military gamble in the conflict-ridden country. The warning came two days after Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi...

Libya defends efforts to take Sirte, Jufra from Haftar

TRIPOLI The Libyan Defense Ministry said Monday the return of the central city of Sirte and al-Jufra base to the government's control would serve the best interests of all brotherly...

Libya to shun Arab League emergency meeting

TRIPOLI Representatives of the Libyan government will not attend a meeting on Libya organized by the Arab League as it violates the organization's bylaws, the Foreign Ministry's spokesperson said Monday. Mohammed...

Al-Sisi’s intervention threat declaration of war: Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government on Sunday dubbed Egyptian president’s military intervention threat as a “declaration of war.”  “The statements of the Egyptian President , which are harassing Libya's sovereignty and...

Libyan parliament denounces Egyptian leader's comments

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan parliament called on the government to be at full readiness against "aggression" from Egypt, denouncing recent comments by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi that his army could...

Cease-fire in Libya sustainable: Turkish official

ANKARA A sustainable cease-fire in Libya can be achieved if everyone returns to their positions in 2015, Turkish presidential spokesman said Sunday. Ibrahim Kalin told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that for a...

Al-Sisi's remarks a 'war declaration': Libyan army

TRIPOLI  The Libyan army on Saturday denounced remarks of the Egyptian president, who said Sirte and Jufra in Libya are “a red line," calling it "a clear declaration of war...

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Turkey: Sit-in mother begs daughter to flee YPG/PKK

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey One of the mothers staging a protest against the PKK terror group and its Syrian offshoot YPG in southeastern Turkey called on her...

EU to set up COVID-19 certificate system by June

BRUSSELS The European Union aims to establish a common COVID-19 certificate system in the next three months, a top official said on Thursday. The European Commission...

No cure for SMA, but results may be near: Cuban neurologist

ANKARA It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men, according to Frederick Douglas, the famed 19th century US anti-slavery activist. Spinal...

OPINION – Despite risks, Hamas keeps date with democracy

*The writer is a member of the International Relations Office of Palestine resistance movement Hamas GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement -- Hamas, is...

‘Armenia has never been in such a pathetic situation’

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan’s president criticized Armenia on Thursday, saying internal conflicts occur almost daily in the country and the principles of democracy are ignored.  “Armenia has...