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Libya says 190 bodies found in mass graves by Haftar

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan army said Saturday 190 corpses have been found in mass graves south of Tripoli and the city of Tarhuna since June 5. In a statement, the army...

Libya’s al-Sarraj calls for international support

ROME  The head of Libya’s internationally-recognized government pledged he will never allow a dictatorship to surface in the country and urged European countries and the UN to continue to support...

Libya welcomed Turkish delegation’s visit: Cavusoglu

ANKARA  Libya warmly welcomed the visit by a Turkish delegation to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said late Wednesday at a press conference.   Earlier in the day, Libyan Prime Minister...

Libya: UN urges investigation after mass graves found

UNITED NATIONS The UN is urging an investigation after the discovery of multiple mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, Libya, recently liberated from warlord Khalifa Haftar. “Yesterday, the UN Mission...

Libya: 3 more mass graves unearthed in Tarhuna

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya announced Friday that three additional mass graves were found in Tarhuna which was liberated by the army last week from militias loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar.  The...

Libya: 150+ bodies exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna

TARHUNA  After being liberated by the Libyan army last week from militias loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar, the country's northwestern city of Tarhuna now gazes in shock as authorities...

Haftar’s aggression on Tripoli displaced 500,000: Gov’t

TRIPOLI, Libya Around 500,000 Libyans have been displaced and around 120,000 houses were damaged as a result of warlord Khalifa Haftar's militia aggression on the capital Tripoli, the Libyan government...

Libyan warlord will ‘disappear’ if support ends: Turkey

ANKARA Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar will “certainly disappear” if he loses support in the wake of multiple recent military defeats, said Turkey’s national defense minister on Wednesday. “As the support behind...

Cairo Declaration on Libya 'unacceptable' for EU

BRUSSELS The EU cannot accept any alternative to the Berlin process’ inclusive political solution for the Libyan crisis, the bloc's chief spokesperson on foreign policy said on Monday, commenting on...

Libyan army launches operation to retake Sirte, Jufra

TRIPOLI  The Libyan army launched a military operation on Saturday to liberate cities in eastern and central Libya from militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar. In a statement, military spokesman Abdel-Hadi Dara...

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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...