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By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Haftar forces block Libya oil exports, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

Haftar forces block Libya oil exports, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit Diplomats see closures as power play aimed at ramping up pressure ahead of Sunday’s peace conference MEE and More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Berlin peace talks: In war-torn Libya, can intl community help finish what Russia & Turkey started?

Talks between warring Libyan factions in Berlin could finally deliver a lasting ceasefire after a decade of chaos ushered in by NATO regime change. Could the mediation efforts, kick-started by Moscow and Ankara, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Haftar thanks ‘dear friend’ Putin ahead of Libya peace summit

Haftar thanks ‘dear friend’ Putin ahead of Libya peace summit Talks in Berlin come as world powers step up efforts for lasting ceasefire in North African country MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Enemy of my enemy is my friend? Greek ‘forces’ ready to deploy to Libya after Turkish troops set out to reinforce Haftar rivals

Just days after Turkey vowed “to teach a lesson” to Libya’s strongman General Haftar, Greece – still at odds with Ankara – told him that it could send in some “forces,” tasked with observing a truce More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Greek offer to send peacekeeping troops to Libya could spark ‘indirect’ conflict between Ankara and Athens

Greece’s proposal to send forces to observe a fragile truce in Libya could lead to an indirect conflict between Ankara and Athens, analysts told RT, warning that the NATO allies could soon lock horns over the More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Putin to take part in Libya peace conference in Berlin – Kremlin

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will be participating in the conference on a peaceful settlement in Libya, to take place in Germany’s capital, Berlin, on Sunday, the Kremlin has said. The Berlin summit More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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It’s a step forward that ceasefire in Libya is holding, even though rival leaders ‘not ready’ for direct talks – Russian FM

The warring sides in Libya are sticking to their truce, though their leaders haven’t yet begun direct talks, Sergey Lavrov confirmed. It’s crucial, he added, that they don’t set additional demands More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Turkey should use ‘diplomacy, not troops,’ to help resolve Libya conflict

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to send troops to Libya risks upending ongoing diplomatic efforts to resolve the country’s military conflict peacefully, analysts told RT. How involved Turkish More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Turkey sending troops to Libya amid growing uncertainty over proposed ceasefire ahead of Berlin peace talks

Turkey is sending troops to Libya to ensure the stability of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced. The move comes ahead of a Berlin summit on security situation in the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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King of Jordan says ISIS on the rise, warns thousands of fighters moved to Libya from Syria’s Idlib, spelling more trouble for EU

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) is once again on the rise in the Middle East, King Abdullah of Jordan has warned, adding that “thousands” of fighters moved from Syria to Libya – bringing the whole problem More...