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US' Pompeo, UAE FM discuss Russian presence in Libya

WASHINGTON  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Friday with Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates to discuss Russian military presence in Libya. "Secretary...

Egypt: Libyan defendant gets death for 2017 attack

CAIRO  The Egyptian military court sentenced a Libyan defendant to death in a case over a deadly terrorist attack at the Al-Wahat highway in 2017, an army spokesman said on...

US urges Haftar-led forces to end offensive in Libya

ANKARA The U.S. on Friday called on Libyan National Army forces led by military commander Khalifa Haftar to halt their offensive in the war-torn North African nation. "Today, the U.S-#Libya Security...

Haftar forces kill child in Libya: UN-recognized gov’t

By Safiye Karabacak TRIPOLI The UN-recognized government in Libya on Monday accused forces loyal to east Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar of killing a child and injuring an adult in a rocket...

Libya: Haftar forces attack airport in Tripoli

TRIPOLI  Libya’s Mitiga international airport in Tripoli was hit by an airstrike Sunday. Mustafa el-Mecei, the spokesman for the Government of National Accord (GNA) Burkan al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) military operation,...

200 irregular migrants rescued off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI Some 200 migrants have been rescued off Libya’s coast in operations conducted by the navy of the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), according to a statement on...

Libya: Haftar forces attack Misrata Air College

TRIPOLI  Forces loyal to east Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar attacked Misrata Air College on Wednesday with unmanned aerial vehicles. A source from forces of Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA)...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

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2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

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Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...