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Al-Sisi’s intervention threat declaration of war: Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government on Sunday dubbed Egyptian president’s military intervention threat as a “declaration of war.”  “The statements of the Egyptian President , which are harassing Libya's sovereignty and...

Libyan parliament denounces Egyptian leader's comments

TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan parliament called on the government to be at full readiness against "aggression" from Egypt, denouncing recent comments by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi that his army could...

Cease-fire in Libya sustainable: Turkish official

ANKARA A sustainable cease-fire in Libya can be achieved if everyone returns to their positions in 2015, Turkish presidential spokesman said Sunday. Ibrahim Kalin told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that for a...

Al-Sisi's remarks a 'war declaration': Libyan army

TRIPOLI  The Libyan army on Saturday denounced remarks of the Egyptian president, who said Sirte and Jufra in Libya are “a red line," calling it "a clear declaration of war...

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...

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Thousands protest in Madrid against pardoning jailed Catalan leaders

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Accused terrorist nabbed while trying to enter Turkey

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Mortar kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A mortar shell fired by Taliban hit a residence in Afghanistan’s Lagman province killed five civilians, according to Afghan Army.The 201st Selab Corps...

UAE, Rwanda ban flights from Uganda due to rise in COVID-19 cases

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