Libya


War-torn Libya reports first coronavirus case

2020-03-25 16:59

Libya has reported its first case of the novel coronavirus, a particular source of concern in the North African country where civil war has badly degraded the public healthcare system.

UN says Libya talks to go ahead

2020-02-25 21:12

The UN's Libya mission insisted on Tuesday that planned peace talks in Geneva would go ahead the following day, after rival sides separately said they would not take part.

Libya's Haftar ready to fight Turkish forces if talks fail

2020-02-21 15:06

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has vowed to fight Turkish forces if peace talks in Geneva fail, in comments to a Russian news agency.

Libya's UN-backed government suspends participation in Geneva talks

2020-02-19 13:55

Libya's UN-backed government announced late on Tuesday it would halt its participation in talks aimed at brokering a lasting ceasefire between warring sides in the conflict.

'Overlooked' African Union leadership vow Libya, Sudan support

2020-02-11 12:44

African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the continent's conflicts.

Libya rivals agree to turn truce into lasting ceasefire: UN

2020-02-04 18:34

Representatives of the warring parties in Libya meeting in Geneva have agreed on the principle of turning their shaky truce into a lasting ceasefire, the UN's Libya envoy said on Tuesday.

Libya: UN envoy slams violations of pledge to end foreign meddling

2020-01-30 19:01

A UN envoy has charged that foreign actors continue to meddle in Libya's conflict, resupplying the parties to the conflict in violation of recent international commitments.

Why African countries seek greater role in Libya peace process

2020-01-29 14:07

Summit in Congo comes almost two weeks after world powers met in Berlin to end foreign meddling in North African state.

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.

 

Scottish review body refers Lockerbie bomber case for appeal

2020-03-11 20:45

A Scottish body responsible for investigating possible miscarriages of justices says it has referred the case of the man jailed for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing for appeal.

Libya's warring sides propose draft ceasefire deal: UN

2020-02-24 22:51

Libya's warring sides have proposed a draft ceasefire agreement that would see the United Nations monitor the safe return of civilians to their homes, the UN says.

Libya's warring rivals resume talks in Geneva - UN

2020-02-21 11:41

Libya's warring sides have resumed talks in Geneva aimed at brokering a lasting ceasefire in the war-torn country.

UN welcomes help in enforcing Libya arms embargo

2020-02-18 16:23

The United Nations has welcomed a new EU naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on Libya as the warring sides in the conflict met for military talks in Geneva.

African Union to boost Libya peace efforts

2020-02-10 20:01

The African Union has vowed to boost efforts to end the crisis in Libya and support a faltering UN-led peace process, the AU's Peace and Security Council chief says.

Amended UN draft resolution calls for withdrawal of mercenaries in Libya

2020-02-01 12:05

The UK has sent its fellow Security Council members an amended draft resolution on Libya, calling for the withdrawal of mercenaries from the country.

African bid for 'solutions' in Libyan crisis

2020-01-30 16:40

African leaders on Thursday began a diplomatic push in the Congolese capital Brazzaville aimed at bolstering efforts to end the Libyan crisis.

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.

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