Libya

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a news conf
Turkey, Russia nearing deal on Libya ceasefire, political process

Earlier on Wednesday night, Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj announced his intention to step down by the end of October in a speech delivered on state television.

By REUTERS
16/09/2020
US report accuses Turkey of sending extremists, looters to Libya

According to the arms embargo on Libya it is prohibited to export, sell, supply or transfer military goods and technology to the country. The UN has complained about “blatant” embargo violations.

Voices from the Arab press: Gulf States and the Palestinian cause

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
27/08/2020
Pompeo discusses Libyan conflict, Iran with UAE counterpart

UAE Foreign Minister spoke of support for "de-escalation and a lasting ceasefire in Libya, Gulf unity and countering Iran’s malign influence in the region."

By REUTERS
26/08/2020
Turkish, Qatari and German ministers visit Libya amid ceasefire efforts

Previous attempts to secure a ceasefire and a political deal in Libya, including at an international conference in Berlin in January, have stalled.

By REUTERS
26/08/2020
Libya ceasefire reduces tensions between Egypt and Turkey

In recent months, Turkey has been laying claim to swaths of the Mediterranean and risked setting off a conflict with Greece. Greece is backed by Egypt, the UAE, Israel and other countries.

Libya's Tripoli-based government declares ceasefire

The GNA has been locked in conflict with east-Libyan based forces led by veteran commander Khalifa Haftar, who launched a 14-month offensive on Tripoli

By REUTERS
21/08/2020
CREW MEMBERS of the amphibious landing ship tank ‘TCG Bayraktar’ pose after a landing drill during t
Turkey claims it is under 'blockade' in Mediterranean standoff

The latest crisis in the Mediterranean appears entirely driven by Ankara’s desire to create a crisis where none existed before.

Why Turkey needs a new crisis with Greece in Mediterranean

Turkey set itself on a collision course with Egypt, Greece and Europe over its new claims.

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