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Libya’s warring sides agree to further military talks, says UN

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Libya’s warring sides have agreed to resume military talks next week after meeting in Egypt, the ......

Pentagon chief Esper arrives in Tunisia on North Africa tour

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Wednesday in Tunisia, his first stop on a North Africa tour ......

Tunisia’s President Saied backs hanging amid uproar over woman’s murder

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied has said he backs capital punishment, after public outrage over a ......

Libyans need to turn foreign interference into foreign assistance: UN envoy

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Stephanie Williams, the acting UN envoy to Libya, stressed on the need to remove foreign forces and ......

UN condemns clashes in Libya’s Tajoura between factions within GNA forces

Saturday, 26 September 2020

The United Nations has condemned clashes between two armed groups in a residential suburb of the ......

One dead, multiple injured in clashes between GNA factions in Libya’s Tajoura

Friday, 25 September 2020

One person was killed and multiple others were wounded during clashes between different groups ......

Eastern Libyan forces say they killed ISIS leader

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Eastern Libyan forces said on Wednesday they killed the leader of ISIS group in North Africa during ......

Algerian court sentences four siblings to prison for Bouteflika-era graft

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

An Algerian court on Wednesday sentenced four siblings, from a family close to ex-president ......

Kazakhstan suspends three airlines for breaching UN arms embargo on Libya

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Kazakhstan has barred three air carriers from operating for violating a UN Security Council embargo ......

Tanker to enter Libya's Hariga port, load 1 million barrels of oil

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

The Delta Hellas tanker will enter Libya's Hariga port on Wednesday and load 1 million barrels of ......

Egypt's Sisi committed to ridding Libya of militia, regional interference

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Egypt is committed to helping Libyans "rid their country of armed militias and terrorist ......

Tunisia’s coastguards pick up 246 migrants at sea in a single night

Monday, 21 September 2020

Tunisia said Monday that naval patrols had intercepted 19 boats carrying a total of 246 people ......

Algeria’s Tebboune says early parliament vote before year’s end

Monday, 21 September 2020

The Algerian president says early legislative elections aimed at opening parliament to civil society ......

EU sanctions three firms, including a Turkish entity, for breaking Libya arms embargo

Monday, 21 September 2020

The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on three companies – one Turkish, one Kazakh and one ......

Turkey will support Libya’s GNA despite Sarraj plan to quit, says Erdogan spokesman

Monday, 21 September 2020

Turkey’s agreements and cooperation with Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) will continue ......

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