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Libya's neighbors seek solutions at Algeria peace meet

ALGIERS Foreign ministers from North Africa on Thursday met to discuss the ongoing political crisis in Libya without any participation from the Libyan side. Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Chad, Mali and Sudan...

Removing Haftar a must for Libyan democracy: Official

TRIPOLI  Removing renegade commander Khalifa Haftar is a must for democracy process and holding elections in Libya, a prominent official said. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Khalid al-Mishri, chairman of...

Haftar forces threaten to hit civilian planes in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya Forces loyal to Libya's renegade commander Khalifa Haftar Wednesday declared Libya's capital of Tripoli and its surrounding areas as a "no-fly zone" and threatened to hit civilian planes. Ahmed...

Libya: Haftar's militias bomb Tripoli's Mitiga Airport

TRIPOLI  Libyan government forces announced on Wednesday that the militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar bombed the Mitiga International Airport in the capital Tripoli, in a new breach of the Jan....

World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts to achieve a lasting cease-fire...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its most important ports for export. The...

Landmark Libya peace conference begins in Berlin

BERLIN World leaders gathered in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to achieve a lasting cease-fire and a political solution to the longstanding Libyan conflict. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN...

Greece uneasy over not being part of Berlin conference

ANKARA Greek foreign minister has expressed the country's uneasiness over not being allowed to be part of the Berlin conference on Libya to be hosted on Jan. 19, according to...

Haftar promises to respect Libya cease-fire initiative

BERLIN Libya’s renegade commander Khalifa Haftar has promised to respect a cease-fire initiative by Turkey and Russia, following his meeting with German foreign minister in Benghazi on Thursday. In a Twitter...

‘Libya's Haftar just working as proxy for other actors’

ANKARA Renegade Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar’s move to not sign an agreement on the terms of a cease-fire and leave Moscow early Tuesday was decided by other parties, especially...

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Putin, Macron discuss Upper Karabakh conflict by phone

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