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Haftar airstrikes ‘war crimes’: Tripoli gov’t

TRIPOLI, Libya Tripoli-based authorities on Monday condemned airstrikes carried out by East Libya-based forces that killed at least 16 people, mostly children. "These actions are tantamount to war crimes," the Interior...

UAE drones strike house in Libya, killing 11

TRIPOLI Drones operated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which backs Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, struck a house in the town of Murzuq, killing nine children and two women. The incident...

Turkey, Libya not to let 'fait-accompli': Turkish spox

ANKARA Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday said the recently inked memorandum of understanding between Turkey and Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on the maritime jurisdictions complied with...

Turkey, Libya sign 2 memoranda of understanding

ISTANBUL Turkey and Libya have signed two memoranda of understandings, the Turkish Presidential Communications Directorate announced Wednesday. "The Security and Military Cooperation" and "Restriction of Marine Jurisdictions" agreements were signed when...

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...

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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...