To sort out the Libyan civil war, the European Union first needs to sort out another vicious, internecine struggle: the one back home.
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Libya will face a financial crisis and a budget deficit in 2020 because of a blockade of oil terminals and oil fields by groups loyal … Read more
A woman has been killed and four others have been wounded after forces loyal to eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar shelled parts of the … Read more
Libya’s civil war will run on as long as General Khalifa Haftar is alive, a powerful figure in the UN recognised government fighting the renegade … Read more
The UN Security Council on Wednesday in New York adopted a resolution calling for “lasting ceasefire” in Libya’s ongoing conflict.
The resolution confirms commitments made … Read more
The United Nations said eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar have refused to grant landing permits for flights bringing U.N. staff to and from … Read more
At least 2,000 Syrian militiamen have been recruited by Ankara to fight in Libya for a monthly wage of $2,000 (€1,830) and the promise of … Read more
Several international issues and especially Libya were on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting between Italian foreign minister Luigi Di Maio and his French counterpart, Jean-Yves … Read more
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he supports the African Union (AU) taking a greater role in mediating the Libya crisis, acknowledging the bloc’s frustration at … Read more
On day four of UN-led talks to transform an uncertain truce in Libya into a permanent ceasefire, veteran negotiator Ghassan Salamé on Thursday welcomed the … Read more
Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the … Read more
U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called the situation in Libya a “scandal” even as his envoy cited a “genuine will” by rival military … Read more
The U.N. envoy to Libya said on Tuesday there was a “genuine will to start negotiating” between rival military factions as they planned to meet … Read more
The United Kingdom has sent its fellow Security Council members an amended draft resolution on Libya, calling for the withdrawal of mercenaries from the country.… Read more
Violations in Libya’s shaky ceasefire are concerning, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said.
Di Maio voiced “deep concern” for the violations, sources reported by ANSA … Read more
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the UN should pass a resolution sanctioning any country that breaks the arms embargo on Libya.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Libyan crisis could not be solved by “military means”, after talks Sunday with his Algerian counterpart in Algiers.… Read more
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar could not be expected to respect a ceasefire called between his … Read more
Several countries that participated in a Berlin peace summit last week and agreed to respect an existing United Nations arms embargo have violated their commitment, … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the inauguration of the Turkish-German University campus in Istanbul on Friday, and said … Read more