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Libya embarks on new transition phase

Tripoli Libya embarked Saturday on a new phase of its post-Kadhafi transition after the selection of a unity government to lead the country until December elections following a decade of chaos. In a potential turning point accord…

Libya forum to vote on executive: UN envoy

GENEVA A committee advising a UN-brokered Libyan political forum ended Saturday with the acting special envoy saying a new phase to elect presidential candidates will begin in a virtual process Monday by choosing a temporary executive.…

NATO ready to support Libya: NATO chief

BRUSSELS NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday the alliance is ready to contribute to security building in Libya once conditions allow. The NATO chief said he welcomed a Libyan cease-fire while speaking at a news…

Libya to shun Arab League emergency meeting

TRIPOLI Representatives of the Libyan government will not attend a meeting on Libya organized by the Arab League as it violates the organization's bylaws, the Foreign Ministry's spokesperson said Monday. Mohammed Al-Qablawi said the…

Libya: 2 civilians killed by mines in Tripoli

MISRATA, Libya Mines planted by militants of warlord Khalifa Haftar claimed the lives of two civilians in a civilian settlement in Tripoli, Libya. The civilians died from mines planted in the southern part of the capital, according to a…

Libya calls for probe of Operation IRINI

TRIPOLI Libya’s prime minister called for a comprehensive investigation Wednesday into the European Union’s military initiative to monitor a UN arms embargo on the country. Fayez al-Sarraj reiterated that his country opposes Operation…

Berlin summit commits to cease-fire in Libya

Berlin At its conclusion, Sunday’s international conference in Berlin on finding peace in Libya stressed its commitment to implementing a fragile cease-fire in the North African country. “We call on all parties concerned to redouble their…

Can Berlin conference solve Libyan crisis?

Negotiations for a permanent cease-fire in Libya remained inconclusive in Moscow but now Germany is organizing a conference on Sunday to end the fight for Tripoli which has been carried out by Gen. Khalifa Haftar since April. Germany’s…

Haftar forces bomb kills 30, injures 33

TRIPOLI, Libya: Thirty people were killed and 33 injured Saturday in an airstrike here by eastern Libyan forces. Jets loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar bombed a military school dormitory in southern Tripoli, according to the media office of…