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The internationally recognised National Oil Company said production and export levels would return to 'normal levels' within hours.

The military strongman announced the capture of Derna, the only part of eastern Libya which was outside his forces' control.

Armed men attack Libya deputy prime minister's residence

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Armed men attack Libya deputy prime minister's residence

A group of unidentified armed men have attacked a deputy prime minister of Libya, after her expressed support for the eastern authority's claim to the country's oil fields.

Libya government warns oil exports by rival administration 'illegal'

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Libya government warns oil exports by rival administration 'illegal'

The country's National Oil Corporation warned any purchase contracts signed with the eastern administration would not be honoured.

Deal struck to return displaced to pro-Gaddafi Libya town

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Deal struck to return displaced to pro-Gaddafi Libya town

Tawergha's 35,000 displaced residents are hoping for a successful implementation of a landmark reconciliation deal with Misrata to allow them to ...

The New Arab

Libya 'wants to expand economic, development cooperation' with US

Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) said it wanted to expand economic and development cooperation with Washington.

The New Arab

Rival Libya leaders 'agree to hold elections this year'

Rival Libyan leaders vying for influence in the war-scarred country have agreed to hold elections later this year, an advisor to the UN-backed ...

Francesca Mannocchi

Libya's radical Madkhalists are the latest threat

In-depth: A fringe Salafist group is slowly building huge influence on several fronts in Libya's chaos, and locals are saying the rise of an ...

The New Arab

Suspected IS attack rocks Libya's electoral commission

At least 11 people were killed when a suicide attack hit Libya's electoral commission in the capital Tripoli on Wednesday.

After Haftar, what next for Libya?

Mat Nashed

After Haftar, what next for Libya?

Comment: The departure of the rogue general from the Libyan scene will likely create a dangerous power vacuum, but may pave the way to national ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Haftar's grip is loosening, but what next for Libya?

Comment: General Haftar has been a major obstacle to the Libya Political Agreement. His potential departure from the scene could cause a major ...

Libya envoy says spoke with Haftar, quashing death reports

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Libya envoy says spoke with Haftar, quashing death reports

The general's death or incapacitation could cause further upheaval in a country that has been mired in a civil war since May 2014.

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in coma after stroke: reports

The New Arab

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in coma after stroke: reports

Libya's military strongman Khalifa Haftar is reportedly in a coma at a Paris hospital after suffering a severe stroke.

Misrata and Zintan reconciliation bypasses UN bureaucrats

Guma El-Gamaty

Misrata and Zintan reconciliation bypasses UN bureaucrats

Comment: The recent, locally driven reconciliation accord has upstaged UN efforts, putting Libyan leaders back in the driving seat, writes Guma ...

Blast kills six in eastern Libya, IS claims responsibility

The New Arab & agencies

Blast kills six in eastern Libya, IS claims responsibility

The deadly blast follows a US airstrike in Libya last week that left two al-Qaeda officials dead.

The New Arab & agencies

Gunmen abduct mayor of Libyan capital

The mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli has been abducted, the municipal council said in a statement.

The New Arab & agencies

US air strike in Libya kills two jihadist 'leaders'

A US air strike coordinated with Libya's government killed two jihadist leaders on Saturday, the prime minister's spokesman said.

The New Arab & agencies

Libyans mark seven years since uprising that toppled Gaddafi

In Tripoli, Libyans thronged the central Martyrs' Square waving the country's red-green-black flag, marking seven years since the uprising that ...

The New Arab

Libyan militias prevent residents returning to 'Gaddafi' ghost town

A former stronghold of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, near the Libyan city of Misrata, remains empty as militias prevent residents from ...

Kidnapped Sudanese migrants freed after Libya busts people-smuggling ring

The New Arab

Kidnapped Sudanese migrants freed after Libya busts people-smuggling ring

Social media footage released on Monday had shown a group of Sudanese men being choked, detained and tortured by human trafficking gangs in ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya's militia culture must be demobilised

Comment: To avoid a serious security vacuum, Libya must build a young, strong, national army, as the militias are gradually scaled down, writes ...

Libya: Tripoli flights still suspended after deadly airport clashes

The New Arab & agencies

Libya: Tripoli flights still suspended after deadly airport clashes

The Libyan capital's only working international airport remained closed to flights on Tuesday, the airport said, a day after fighting killed at ...

Under Haftar siege, Libya's Derna suffering 'huge human catastrophe'

Austin Bodetti

Under Haftar siege, Libya's Derna suffering 'huge human catastrophe'

In-depth: General Khalifa Haftar is imposing a bloody siege on Derna with diplomatic and military support from the Emiratis, reports Austin ...

What does 2018 hold for Libya?

Guma El-Gamaty

What does 2018 hold for Libya?

Comment: Increased oil production and the prospect of elections mean many are hoping 2018 will be the year conflict finally comes to an end in ...

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