Libya


Bullish Erdogan warns Libya 'chaos' could spread

2020-01-24 13:57

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Friday of chaos in Libya unless peace is quickly established, as he hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Libya's Mitiga airport closes again amid threats from Haftar

2020-01-23 14:38

Closure of Tripoli's only working airport comes ahead of talks aimed at finding a political solution to Libyan conflict.

Turkey says Haftar 'only problem' in way of Libya peace

2020-01-22 21:46

Turkey's top diplomat says Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar is the only obstacle to a peace deal for the north African country, defending Ankara's cooperation with Moscow to end conflicts in Libya and Syria.

Plane crash victims' families demand answers | Countries will respect Libya arms embargo, says Merkel: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-01-20 06:53

Plane crash victims' families demand a full investigation | Countries involved in Libya to respect arms embargo: Merkel says; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

2020-01-18 19:25

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the stakes on the eve of an international summit aimed at bringing peace to the North African nation.

'Too early' to say Libya ceasefire collapsed: Turkey

2020-01-15 15:25

Turkey said Wednesday it was still confident the ceasefire in Libya would hold despite strongman Khalifa Haftar's refusal to sign a permanent truce.

Turkey threatens to 'teach lesson' to Libya's Haftar after peace deal snub

2020-01-15 06:03

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he would "teach a lesson" to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar if he resumed fighting after abandoning ceasefire talks in Moscow.

Libyan rivals to sign ceasefire deal in Moscow

2020-01-13 20:55

Both sides in Libya's conflict are expected to convene in Moscow on Monday to sign an agreement on the terms of a ceasefire which went into effect over the weekend, ending nine months of fighting after weeks of international diplomacy.

Algerian president calls Libya's Tripoli a 'red line'

2020-01-07 17:30

The head of Libya's internationally recognised government has met the Algerian president during an official visit to discuss the heightened tensions in his country.

Top EU diplomat warns of 'imminent' Libya escalation

2020-01-06 15:44

The European Union's top diplomat on Monday warned that more intense fighting could be about to break out around the Libyan capital Tripoli, calling for a political solution to the crisis.

 

Libya's neighbours in talks in Algiers

2020-01-23 21:01

Libya's neighbours have come together in Algiers as part of international efforts to find a political settlement to a crisis that threatens regional stability.

Libya neighbours to meet in Algiers

2020-01-22 22:04

Foreign ministers of states neighbouring Libya are set to meet in Algiers as part of international efforts to reach a political settlement to the country's conflict, the foreign ministry has announced.

No evidence of Sudan paramilitaries fighting in Libya - UN

2020-01-21 11:11

A United Nations panel has said it had no 'credible evidence' of Sudanese paramilitaries fighting in conflict-wracked Libya for military strongman Khalifa Haftar as alleged by some media outlets.

World powers in Berlin to seek elusive Libya peace

2020-01-19 12:17

World leaders will gather in Berlin on Sunday to make a fresh push for peace in Libya, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from disintegrating into a "second Syria".

Libya ceasefire nigh? Putin to attend Libya peace conference

2020-01-17 21:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in a peace conference on Libya in Germany on Sunday, as world powers step up efforts to find a lasting ceasefire.

Nearly 1 000 migrants forced back to Libya since start of year: UN

2020-01-15 08:58

Heavy clashes have spurred a growing exodus of migrants from Libya, but nearly 1 000 intercepted at sea have been forced to return to the war-ravaged country since January 1, the UN said on Tuesday.

Libya's strongman Haftar snubs peace deal in Moscow

2020-01-14 12:18

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar left Moscow on Tuesday without signing a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending nine months of fighting, leaving the future of a fragile truce uncertain.

Both sides in Libya conflict accept ceasefire

2020-01-12 13:09

Both sides in Libya's conflict agreed to a ceasefire that started early Sunday following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power-brokers Russia and Turkey.

Foreign meddling in Libya raises ire of UN special envoy: 'Libyans have suffered enough'

2020-01-07 11:17

The United Nations special envoy to Libya on Monday said he was "angry" at foreign interference in the war-torn country, saying Libyans have "suffered enough."

No deal: Libya's parliament votes against Turkish involvement

2020-01-04 22:12

Turkey's parliament passed a motion earlier this week to allow a military intervention in Libya.

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