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People check the aftermath of an explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, Libya, January 24, 2018. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 22, 2018 - 19:00 GMT
At least two army personnel loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar, who is backed by Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament, were killed Tuesday in a car-bomb attack in eastern Libya.
United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salameh warns that the tribal clashes in the country could spiral into a regional conflict. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 22, 2018 - 12:09 GMT
United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salameh reiterated on Monday his call to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in the war-torn country before the end of the year.
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May 21, 2018 - 08:23 GMT
Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament denied on Sunday the existence of a new French initiative aimed at resolving the country’s crisis.
Libyan National Army forces (AFP/File Photo)
May 17, 2018 - 14:41 GMT
Libyan National Army forces made further progress in the battles to liberate the eastern coastal city of Derna, meanwhile Speaker of the House of Representatives, Advisor Aqilah Saleh, announced that the parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk will discuss next week a proposal to move its headquarters to Benghazi.
Libyan National Transitional Council fighters come under Grad missiles attack from Gaddafi loyalists at an outpost on the outskirts of the city of Bani Walid. (Joseph Eid/ AFP)
May 15, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
Libya’s government of national accord and the United Nations mission in the country called on Sunday for an immediate ceasefire in the southern city of Sabha after five days of tribal clashes left dozens of people dead.
LNA soldiers take part in a military parade in the eastern city of Benghazi on May 7, 2018, there, Khalifa Haftar announced a military offensive to liberate Derna. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 10, 2018 - 11:14 GMT
The High Council of State (HCS) has called on the Presidential Council, the parliament and the UN Support Mission in Libya to intervene and put an end to the military operations launched by the Libyan National Army (LNA) to liberate the eastern city of Derna from extremists.
A member of the Libyan National Army (LNA) carries an injured comrade during fighting against Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the southern areas of Benghazi. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 08, 2018 - 13:58 GMT
Commander of the Libyan National Army Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced on Monday the launch of military operations to liberate the eastern city of Derna from terrorists “after peace efforts there reached a dead end.”
Libyans register to vote in the upcoming legislative elections in Tripoli. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 02, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
14 were killed and many injured, Wednesday, during an armed attack on the headquarters of Libya’s electoral commission in capital Tripoli.
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May 01, 2018 - 14:03 GMT
The Quartet on Libya expressed on Monday its support for holding presidential and parliamentary elections this year.
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (AFP/File Photo)
April 28, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
The Government of National Accord led by Fayez al-Sarraj signed in Tripoli on Friday a number of security cooperation agreements with the United States.
General Haftar in front of Libya (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
April 26, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
The situation in Libya is about to get a whole lot messier...
The IMF, NATO and the U.N.—fading into the desert (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
April 26, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
We examine how the IMF, NATO and UN are failing to serve as functioning models of globalization and multilateralism.
A view of Tripoli (AFP/File Photo)
April 25, 2018 - 07:35 GMT
Libya’s speaker of the Tobruk-based parliament said on Tuesday he expects the formation of a unity government by the end of the year.
Libyan Government of National Accord Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj vowed to bring those targeting Tripoli’s International Airport to justice. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 24, 2018 - 12:23 GMT
Head of the Libyan Government of National Accord Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj vowed on Monday to take strict security and legal action against those targeting Tripoli’s international airport.
A volunteer from a Lebanese NGO distributes bread to Syrian refugees (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 12:57 GMT
Local and international NGOs working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon met with representatives of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s economic team, the European Union and the United Nations Wednesday in preparation for the upcoming Brussels II conference for Syria.
Bombardment near the Piety Mosque in Tripoli (AFP/File Photo)
April 18, 2018 - 12:14 GMT
Libyan Minister of State for Displaced and Migrants Affairs Youssef Jalala said that Libya needs the role of Egypt’s Al-Azhar, the top Sunni institution of the Islamic world, to spread moderate Islam in the face of extremist ideology and to protect Libyan youth from delusion with deviant ideas.