Showing posts with label Libya. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Libya. Show all posts

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Libya talks make progress towards new temporary government: UN | Al Jazeera

Libya talks

A Libyan political dialogue arranged by the United Nations has made progress towards agreeing on a new transitional government to oversee the run-up to elections in December.

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Egyptian delegation visits Libyan capital for talks with GNA | Al Jazeera

Government of National Accord (GNA)

Senior Egyptian security officials have visited the Libyan capital Tripoli for the first time in years and held talks with officials from the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), the Libyan interior ministry said.

Ankara Says Any Attack On Turkish Troops To Make Haftar Forces Legitimate Targets - UrduPoint

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar

 Ankara will deem the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) a "legitimate target" should it try to attack Turkish troops deployed in the North African country, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said.

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Turkey’s defense minister flies to Libya to inspect Turkish units: Media report | Al Arabiya English

Khalifa Haftar

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar traveled to Libya on Saturday flanked by top military officers to inspect Turkish units in the war-torn country, the official Anadolu news agency reported.

Friday, December 25, 2020

Haftar gives Turkey 2 choices in Libya: Leave peacefully or war - almasdarnews

Haftar gives Turkey 2 choices in Libya

The commander of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, issued an ultimatum to Turkey about choosing whether to leave peacefully from the lands of Libya or war, considering that “a decisive confrontation between the two sides began to emerge.”

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Dendias: In Libya, our concern was preventing a Turkish military base opposite Crete – Libyan Address Journal

In Libya, our concern was preventing a Turkish military base opposite Crete


Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, in an interview with To Vima, discussed Germany and sanctions, illegal immigration, and even the situation across the Mediterranean in Libya.

Turkey authorizes 18-month extension of Libya troop deployment | Al Arabiya English

Turkey authorizes 18-month extension of Libya troop deployment

Turkey’s parliament on Tuesday authorized an 18-month extension of its troop deployment in Libya in support of the the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, the Anadolu state news agency reported.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Borrell warns of repercussions of Turkish regime practices in Syria and Libya – Syrian Arab News Agency

Borrell warns of repercussions of Turkish regime practices in Syria and Libya

 SANA- High representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, affirmed on Friday that the role of the Turkish regime in Syria and Libya harms European security interests, calling on this regime to reconsider its practices.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Libia: portavoce Haftar, siamo in guerra con la Turchia - ANSA

Khalifa Haftar

"Siamo in guerra con la Turchia" e "abbiamo dichiarato un cessate il fuoco" solo "per rispetto degli sforzi della comunità internazionale e il desiderio dei libici di porre fine al conflitto": come riferisce il sito Alwasat, lo ha detto ieri alla tv "Sky News Arabia" Ahmed al-Mismari, il portavoce dell'Esercito nazionale libico, la formazione di cui Khalifa Haftar è comandante generale.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Turkish cargo ship detained by Haftar’s forces - hurriyetdailynews

turkish cargo ship libya

A Turkish ship transporting medicine to Libya’s port of Misrata was detained early on Dec. 8 by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

‘Serious crisis’: 20,000 foreign fighters in Libya, UN says | Al Jazeera

20,000 foreign fighters in Libya, UN says

At least 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries are in Libya causing a “serious crisis” as weapons continue pouring into the war-ravaged North African nation, a United Nations official warned on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Lavrov: US intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya leads to spread of destruction and devastation in these countries – Syrian Arab News Agency

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov


Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed that the US intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya has never brought anything positive to the region, but rather it led to the spread of destruction and devastation in these countries.

Italy's Di Maio Urges Global Community to Stop Foreign Meddling in Libya - Sputnik International

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday called on the international community to stop foreign interference in the Libyan crisis, noting that unilateral actions by Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean has been affecting the situation in Libya.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Germany rejects Ankara’s protest against interception of Turkish vessel | One America News Network

 (Reuters) – Turkey’s protest against German soldiers boarding a Turkish vessel on behalf of an EU military mission in the Mediterranean is unjustified, Germany’s defence minister said.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Germany says Turkey stopped it checking ship for arms-running to Libya

turkey libya weapons

(Reuters) - Turkey prevented German forces belonging to a European Union military mission carrying out a full search of a Turkish cargo ship that they suspected of taking weapons to Libya, both countries confirmed on Monday.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

France says Turkey's 'soothing declarations' not good enough | THE DAILY STAR

France said Sunday it expects Turkey to de-escalate international tension with actions instead of words ahead of an EU decision on possible further sanctions against Ankara.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Libyan parties discuss Presidential Council -AA

Libyan parties discuss Presidential Council

Libyan parties at a Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, organized by the UN, discuss Sunday powers and characteristics of the Presidential Council and the government of the transition period.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to around 100 in one day | THE DAILY STAR

Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to around 100 in one day


A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has killed 20 people, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said, just hours after news of a separate incident in which at least 74 migrants died.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Warring Libya sides to open main road, implement truce, U.N. says | THE DAILY STAR

Libya's warring sides will immediately reopen the main coastal road connecting the vast country's east and west across front lines, the United Nations said on Thursday, as part of a ceasefire deal agreed last month.

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