On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said as quoted by the country's media that Ankara hadn't sent any Turkish troops in Libya yet but only military advisers.
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Tripoli's Only Commercial Airport Targeted By 6 Missiles After Berlin 'Ceasefire' Fails
So much for any "progress" or talk of ceasefire touted days ago at the Berlin conference, when world leaders gathered to try and broker Libya peace....
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BEIRUT (Sputnik) – Protests have started in Lebanon after the composition of the new cabinet was announced on Tuesday, witnesses report clashes with police in the capital, Beirut, and in the country’s second-largest city of Tripoli.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Fayez Sarraj, the head of the Tripoli-based internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), has called on the international community to send a peacekeeping mission under the auspices of the United Nations to...
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This week, Ankara announced that it would deploy troops to support the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli in its fight against its opponents in the country's east, the Libyan National Army (LNA), after ceasefire negotiations between the...
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Turkey's decision kick off exploration activities in the Eastern Mediterranean under an agreement previously signed between Ankara and the UN-recognised authorities of war-torn Libya is likely to provoke an international outcry, international...
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The UN-led Berlin Conference on Libya on 19 January, with the participation of major world powers, is to welcome both heads of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA). The high-level meeting following the Moscow...
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Turkey’s support of the Tripoli government in Libya is due to its business interests in the country and Turkish President Recep Erdoğan’s desire to boost his popularity in Ankara, Dr. Gönül Tol, the founding director of The Middle East...
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Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the rebel commander of the Libyan National Armyis has held talks in Moscow with representatives of Libya's internationally-recognised government. The prospective ceasefure is set to stop the advance of Haftar's forces on...
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This comes following a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul on 8 January when they urged both sides in the conflict in Libya to start observing a ceasefire from midnight on 12 January.
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Two Eritrean asylum-seekers were shot dead in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, days after the U.N. refugee agency pressed them to leave its facility citing overcrowding.The UNHCR confirmed the deaths in a statement Friday saying it's “deeply...
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Beachwood, Oh. (Special to Informed Comment) – With precarious standoffs in Libya’s Tripoli and Syria’s Idlib on the verge of collapsing amid fresh waves of violence, it is worth considering why peace processes so often fail to preempt...
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DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – The Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has announced the expansion of a no-fly-zone that now includes Tripoli's Mitiga Airport, LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari said.
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MOSCOW, January 9 (Sputnik), Valentina Shvartsman - The Libyan National Army (LNA) is already in Tripoli, where the rival Government of National Accord (GNA) is based, Aref Ali Nayed, an envoy for the eastern Libyan government, said.
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The Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar welcomes the ceasefire initiative by Russia and Turkey, but will continue the fight for Tripoli, the LNA commander said in a statement on Thursday.
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The Libyan National Army (LNA) commander, Khalifa Haftar, announced a "decisive battle" for Tripoli. His opponents, the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), responded by asking Turkey to provide military support, prompting Haftar to...
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CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Libyan National Army (LNA) under the control of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, denies involvement in an attack on a military academy in Tripoli that killed at least 30 people, LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Sunday.
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The situation in the conflict-torn northern African nation worsened and took a menacing turn after the Commander the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar announced a day earlier a general mobilization to resist the deployment of Turkish troops...
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