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

UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame said Libya needs a government that can deliver desperately needed public services and unify the country’s institutions.

What does 2018 hold for <em>Libya</em>?

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.

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

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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 ...

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

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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 'international interference' declines in the country.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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'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 ...

More than 250 migrants rescued off Spain's coast

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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 ...

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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>

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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.

<em>UN</em> ends month-long <em>Libya</em> 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 ...

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>

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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 ...

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 to succeed, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

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UN backs Italy bid to close Libya migrant route

Ghassam Salame, the UN's new envoy to Libya, backed Italy's drive to stem the flow of migrants leaving the ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya: Is France paving the way to Haftar's return?

Comment: To Italy's dismay, France has taken a leading role in Libya. But suspicions persist over whether President Macron is ...

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Libya's rival leaders due in Paris for talks: report

Libya's conflicting political factions are expected to meet for talks in Paris on Tuesday, reports suggest.

<em>UN</em> approves former Lebanon minister as <em>Libya</em> <em>envoy</em>

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UN approves former Lebanon minister as Libya envoy

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame as the new ...

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UN names new envoy to Libya after months-long search

The UN has put forward former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame for the role of Libya envoy after a ...

Scores dead as militias clash in <em>Libya</em> capital

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Scores dead as militias clash in Libya capital

At least 28 people were killed and nearly 130 wounded in fierce clashes on Friday between forces loyal to the UN-backed unity ...

US says it will support <em>UN</em>-backed Libyan government

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US says it will support UN-backed Libyan government

The US ambassador to Libya has officially backed the UN-endorsed government in Tripoli, as the country countries ...

<em>UN</em> <em>Libya</em> <em>envoy</em> reveals 'road map <em>to</em> peace'

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UN Libya envoy reveals 'road map to peace'

The UN special envoy for Libya, Martin Kobler, revealed details for an initiative designed to resolve ...

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