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Libyans celebrate liberation of Tripoli from Haftar

TRIPOLI, Libya Hundreds of people in Libya's capital Tripoli celebrated its complete liberation from militia of warlord Khalifa Haftar. The residents gathered late Thursday in the city's Martyrs Square, holding the...

Turkey will not allow uncertainty in Libya: Turkish VP

ANKARA Turkey will not allow any uncertainty in Libya, said Vice President Fuat Oktay on Friday, and voiced full support for Libya's legitimate government. Speaking at a virtual meeting of Atlantic...

Russia delivers fighter jets to Libya over Syria: US

ANKARA The US on Wednesday said more than a dozen newly unmarked Russian aircraft were delivered to an airbase in Libya to support warlord Khalifa Haftar.  "Over multiple days in May,...

Military planes fly Wagner mercenaries out of Libya

ANKARA  At least eight military transport planes arrived in East Libya to airlift mercenaries of the Russian Wagner Group out of the country. The government-led Burkan Al-Ghadab, or Volcano of Rage,...

Haftar losing ground despite UAE spending fortune

ANKARA  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has spent a fortune supporting Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar -- despite his failures -- against his country's UN-recognized government.  Despite the international arms embargo on...

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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...