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Mahmoud Jibril has said an election would sow further division in Libya unless all parties agreed to respect its results.

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 <em>Libya</em>?

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 reconciliation talks, writes Mat Nashed.

Haftar's grip is loosening, but what next for <em>Libya</em>?

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 ...

<em>Libya</em> <em>envoy</em> says spoke with Haftar, quashing death reports

The New Arab & agencies

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.

The New Arab & agencies

Britain offers expertise for Libya to curb migration

The UK has offered "practical support" to Libya in order to decrease migration through Libya.

The New Arab & agencies

Libyans to be surveyed on country's future

A series of public consultations will be held across Libya aiming to end the political deadlock.

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, ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

The UN has demanded the surrender of Haftar loyalist, who has been filmed apparently executing prisoners.

Military forces in <em>Libya</em> are flexing muscles: <em>UN</em> <em>envoy</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Military forces in Libya are flexing muscles: UN envoy

UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame said Libya needs a government that can deliver desperately needed public ...

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 ...

France urges <em>Libya</em> <em>to</em> act on <em>UN</em> peace plan

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

Mayor of Libya's Misrata kidnapped and killed

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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

Chance for <em>Libya</em> elections as 'international interference' declines

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

US pledges <em>to</em> support <em>Libya</em> government under <em>UN</em> plan US pledges to support Libya government under UN plan

The New Arab

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 ...

The New Arab

Libya steps up migrant repatriation flights amid mounting criticism

Libya's UN-backed authorities said flights repatriating stranded migrants will be stepped up, as the International Organisation for Migration called on Tripoli to empty its detention centres on

The New Arab

'Libya will be rebuild through its institutions': UN envoy

War-torn Libya must be rebuilt through its institutions, says the UN envoy to the country, as diplomats ...

The New Arab & agencies

More than 250 migrants rescued off Spain's coast

Spanish authorities said over 250 migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe were rescued off the coast of Spain on Friday, with ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

The UN refugee agency said the evacuation of 25 "extremely vulnerable refugees" from Libya on Saturday marked the first of its ...

Islamic State attack kills two Haftar fighters in <em>Libya</em>

The New Arab

Islamic State attack kills two Haftar fighters in Libya

The Islamic State killed two fighters from forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday.

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

What happens next if the <em>UN</em> fails in <em>Libya</em>?

Guma El-Gamaty

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?

Comment: The alternative outcomes, should the UN's sixth envoy to Libya fail to bring about a political ...

<em>Libya</em> rivals made progress in Tunis talks: <em>UN</em>

The New Arab

Libya rivals made progress in Tunis talks: UN

Libya's warring factions have made progress on amending a deal on a political transition for the North African country, the special UN ...

Libya's path <em>to</em> peace needs grit and determination

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya's path to peace needs grit and determination

Comment: A UN-led plan for peace in Libya will require real determination, both regionally and internationally, if it is ...

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