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.
German Foreign Minister … Read more
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
European Union will not agree to a political solution to Libya’s factional conflict unless Turkey and Libya abandon a maritime accord they signed in November, … Read more
The Turkish news agency Anadolu Agency is reporting that forces loyal to Libya’s commander Khalifa Haftar Wednesday declared Libya’s capital of Tripoli and its surrounding … Read more
Algeria will host foreign affairs ministers from six northern and sub-Saharan African countries on Thursday to discuss the conflict in Libya.
The Algiers meeting of … Read more
EU foreign minister decided this week to revive a maritime surveillance mission in the Mediterranean to enforce a potential cease-fire in Libya and a UN … Read more
The United Nations Security Council praised the commitment shown by world leaders to support a plan to restore peace in conflict-torn Libya and urged the … Read more
Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC) Fayez al-Sarraj expressed Sunday his doubts that Khalifa Haftar has any intentions to reach any agreements in the future. … Read more
British experts could be sent to Libya as part of a possible international force to monitor a proposed permanent ceasefire.
It comes as Boris Johnson … Read more
Italy is ready to take a leading role in monitoring a ceasefire agreement in Libya, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Sunday following the conclusion … Read more
World leaders attending the Libya peace summit in Berlin agreed on Sunday to uphold a UN arms embargo and end military backing for the North … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said he hoped for an “important step” to cement Libya’s fragile ceasefire at an international peace conference in … Read more
The EU should consider sending troops to Libya to enforce a cease-fire in the North African country, the blocs’s foreign policy chief said.
“If there … Read more
UNICEF warns ‘dire and untenable’ situation for tens of thousands of children in unrelenting conflict in Libya
The world should not accept the “dire and untenable” situation facing children in wartorn Libya the head of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on … Read more
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally-recognized government, if … Read more
Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude output … Read more
UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, tweeted on Friday that “the UAE unreservedly supports German efforts in convening the conference & the … Read more
Turkish threats to “teach a lesson” to Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar following a breakdown in Tuesday’s cease-fire talks in Moscow has cast serious doubt … Read more
Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis (R) talks with Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar (L) during their meeting in Parliament, in Athens, Greece, … Read more
In the early hours of Friday, the rescue vessel Ocean Viking completed the rescue of 39 people from a distressed boat off the north of … Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the willingness shown by Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar to stick to a ceasefire in Libya and said a conference … Read more
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar has agreed in principle to a cease-fire in the country.
Maas flew to Benghazi at … Read more
Turkey is beginning to send troops into Libya in support of the internationally recognized government in Tripoli, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, days before … Read more
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas flew to Benghazi at short notice on Thursday for crisis talks with General Khalifa Haftar ahead of Sunday’s Libya conference … Read more
Turkey said it was still confident the cease-fire in Libya would hold despite strongman Khalifa Haftar’s refusal to sign a permanent truce.
Haftar walked away … Read more
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday “Italy has been focused some time on making sure the (Libyan) crisis is heading for a political solution, … Read more
Italy is ready to reorganize its military presence in Libya in the light of recent developments, Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini said Wednesday.
The recent developments … Read more
Any ceasefire in Libya will be “precarious” without a political process to firm it up, Premier Giuseppe Conte said after talks in Ankara on Monday … Read more
Talks in Russia aimed at agreeing on an unconditional and open-ended ceasefire in Libya failed to achieve a breakthrough on Monday and have been adjourned … Read more
Egypt and Algeria on Sunday announced their support for the cease-fire in Libya, which was jointly urged by Turkey and Russia earlier this week.
“Egypt … Read more
Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Istanbul on Sunday, just days after Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman in eastern … Read more
Abu Dhabi’s The National reports that a financial institution responsible for a huge write-down in the value of Libyan frozen assets held in the UK … Read more
Tunisia put its army and security forces on high alert along its 400km border with Libya against the risk of spillover from the conflict there.… Read more