Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, rejects a ceasefire requested by French President Emmanuel Macron during talks in Paris, an Elysee official says.
A report published by the International Crisis Group argues that the Libyan conflict has become a multi-dimensional civil war.
Commander Khalifa Haftar, who is backed by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, launched a lightning assault on Tripoli with his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) in April.
While the leader of the UN-backed government, Fayez al Sarraj, has failed to rally support from the EU states, Europe’s divided stance on Khalifa Haftar's military operation hinders any attempt to stop the ongoing war in Libya.
The abrupt shift in President Trump's policy to back Khalifa Haftar in Libya throws the UN-backed political process into danger.
One of the 16 survivors that saw 60 people die speaks about his ordeal that left 60 migrants dead as they made the dangerous journey to Europe.
Forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar bring down the plane south of Libyan capital, witnesses and Libyan National Army say, as head of internationally recognised government, Fayez al Sarraj, kicks off EU tour to drum up support.
At least nine soldiers were killed in an attack on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan armed forces of Khalifa Haftar in the city of Sebha.
Mehmet Demir and Volkan Altinok worked in a restaurant in Kasr Bin Gashir town, south of capital Tripoli, Turkish sources say. Turkey says the "espionage" claim is preposterous.
Detainees at a notorious prison in Libya are suffering abuse at the hands of militias led by warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Protesters warn the two oil rich gulf states against "meddling" in their country, with many chanting: “We do not want Saudi aid even if we have to eat beans and falafel!”
While one has borne the brunt of the migrant crisis from the embattled country, the other seeks to reap its benefits.
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