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The Libyan capital's only working international airport remained closed to flights on Tuesday, the airport said, a day after fighting killed at least 20 people and damaged several planes.

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

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 Libya, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Armed groups clash at key Libya-Tunisia border crossing

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Armed groups clash at key Libya-Tunisia border crossing

A force set up by the country's UN-backed unity Government of National Accord to stabilise Libya's west attacked in a bid to seize the Tunisia ...

Libyan Tawergha families displaced in 2011 to return home

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Libyan Tawergha families displaced in 2011 to return home

Libyan families displaced from the town of Tawergha after being driven out by militias following the 2011 uprising that evolved into a ruinous ...

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Eastern Libya to host conference to rebuild war-ravaged Benghazi

A conference is to be held in March to rally support to rebuild Benghazi, the second largest city in Libya which was heavily damaged in the three-year battle against Islamists.

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France urges Libya to act on UN peace plan

France's foreign minister has urged Libya's unity government to act on a UN plan to negotiate a new peace deal in the war-torn country.

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Thousands rally in support of Libya's military strongman Haftar

Supporters of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar held demonstrations in Benghazi, Tobruk and Tripoli calling on him to take charge of the ...

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Mayor of Libya's Misrata kidnapped and killed

The mayor of Libya's third largest city was kidnapped and killed, with his body dumped in a street as he returned from a trip oversees

Libya's Haftar says UN-backed government's mandate expired

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Libya's Haftar says UN-backed government's mandate expired

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has insisted that the mandate of the country's UN-backed government has run out after what he said was the ...

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Russia pledges to help end Libya crisis

Russia says it will 'do everything necessary to help end the war in Libya and patch up differences in the country's divided political scene.

Gaddafi's son 'seeking comeback to Libya politics'

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Gaddafi's son 'seeking comeback to Libya politics'

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, freed after six years' detention, is seeking a comeback to Libyan politics, with observers saying he could find support ...

Chance for Libya elections as 'international interference' declines

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Chance for Libya elections as 'international interference' declines

UN Libya envoy Ghassan Salame on Saturday urged the country to seize an opportunity to forge its own path towards elections next year as ...

US pledges to support Libya government under UN plan US pledges to support Libya government under UN plan

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US pledges to support Libya government under UN plan

President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj to the White House shortly after the Libyan visited the State Department for ...

Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' after slavery uproar Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' after slavery uproar

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Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' after slavery uproar

Migrants facing abuse at Libya detention camps could be repatriated within days or weeks, French President Macron said, as a measure to end ...

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Libya slave auctions may be 'crime against humanity'

UN chief Antonio Guterres said that he was horrified by video footage showing African migrants being sold at a Libya slave market.

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France to take in refugees rescued from Libya

France will be the first country to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the UN refugee agency, French officials announced ...

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Libya says it will investigate 'slave auction' footage

Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally-recognised government announced Sunday, following the release ...

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Egypt orders suspected Libyan militant detained over attack

A statement from prosecutors Friday says the Libyan and 14 other suspected militants face terror-related charges, including killing police ...

Libya's deputy interior minister 'declares war' on Haftar

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Libya's deputy interior minister 'declares war' on Haftar

A Benghazi-based minister has threatened war against Khalifa Haftar's LNA if they do not leave the eastern city within 48 hours.

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Libya rivals divided over Haftar's role in transitional government

Libyan factions taking part in UN-backed talks are split over the future role of controversial general Khalifa Haftar, the head of the ...

Hardline Libya group breaks up 'indecent' comic festival

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Hardline Libya group breaks up 'indecent' comic festival

An Islamist 'anti-crime' group in Libya's Tripoli said it had arrested organisers of a comic festival for 'acts of indecency and against public ...

Libya's warring parties 'ignoring' civilian deaths in Derna: HRW

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Libya's warring parties 'ignoring' civilian deaths in Derna: HRW

Human Rights Watch has urged Libya's warring factions to investigate civilian deaths in Derna and hold those responsible to account, after ...

UN ends month-long Libya talks with little progress

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UN ends month-long Libya talks with little progress

A month of UN-backed Libya peace talks held in Tunisia have ended with little progress towards stabilising the country or holding elections.

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