Authorities in western Libya free 120 fighters loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar, the latest move towards reconciliation in a UN-backed peace process aimed at ending years of violence.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
Local Libyan official says AFRICOM is likely behind airstrikes which targeted various points close to the city centre.
Thousands of people took to the streets of central Beirut to demand a new independent government to lift Lebanon out of its deepening economic crisis.
Hyperinflation, poverty, corruption, protests and a pandemic have driven the country right to the edge.
Fathi Bashagha didn’t suffer any injury during the attack in which, his convoy was targeted by gunmen, two of them have been arrested and the third one was killed, the Libyan interior ministry said.
At a joint military drill with Azerbaijani troops, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Turkey is also ready to help boost the Iraqi military's effectiveness through sharing its knowledge and experience as a NATO member.
Delegates from Libya’s opposing sides are attempting to select an interim prime minister and presidency council in a bid to reunite the troubled oil-rich country before an election in December.
Protests against the country's Covid-19 lockdown have been taking place regularly for almost a week. The clashes with authorities have killed one person and injured hundreds of others.
Thursday was fourth straight night of unrest in Tripoli, one of Lebanon’s poorest cities, as protesters denounced a nearly-one month-long lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic
Lebanese city of Tripoli has witnessed clashes between security forces and demonstrators angered by a coronavirus lockdown and a severe economic crisis.
The top UN official for Libya said that an advisory committee for representatives of Libya's different regions has proposed a way forward for choosing a transitional government that would lead the war-torn country to elections late this year.
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