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UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres called for conducting a comprehensive and transparent investigation after finding mass graves in Libya ...

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

The United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Forces aligned with Libya's internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what could be their most significant advance for nearly a year.

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

Seventeen attacks have been recorded since January against health facilities in Tripoli and its suburbs, the scene of deadly fighting for over a year, the UN mission in Libya said Friday.

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the retired Major General Khalifa Haftar militia's shelling of Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya's Government of National Accord said at least four civilians, including a child, were killed when rockets rained down on the capital Tripoli and its only working airport Saturday.

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who feared it may encourage new migrant flows.

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

Rival forces clashed in the Libyan capital Thursday, causing new civilian casualties in the grinding conflict a day after a UN Security Council resolution called for a ‘lasting ceasefire’.

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

World leaders made a fresh push for peace in Libya at a summit in Berlin on Sunday, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a ‘second Syria’.

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya's UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall, in an article published in Politico ...

Putin to attend Berlin's Libya peace talks as Russia expects progress

Putin to attend Berlin's Libya peace talks as Russia expects progress

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend an international conference on the Libyan peace process in Berlin this weekend, the Kremlin announced on Friday.

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.