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Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.

Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire

Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire

Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libya's warring leaders held indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that would stabilise the North African country.

Forces loyal to east Libyan commander Haftar enter city of Sirte

Forces loyal to east Libyan commander Haftar enter city of Sirte

Libyan forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar said on Monday they had entered Sirte and had taken control of large parts of the coastal city.

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday

Three killed in renewed fighting in southern Tripoli

Three killed in renewed fighting in southern Tripoli

At least three fighters aligned with Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive on Saturday aimed at pushing back eastern forces

1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

Some 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a push three months ago to capture Tripoli, the UN said Friday, including 53 detained migrants who died in a devastating air strike.

Thousands flee homes in Tripoli as fighters battle on outskirts

Thousands flee homes in Tripoli as fighters battle on outskirts

Eastern forces and troops loyal to the government in Tripoli fought on the outskirts of Libya's capital on Wednesday as the battle forced thousands of residents to flee their homes.

Tripoli hospitals report 47 dead in recent fighting - UN

Tripoli hospitals report 47 dead in recent fighting - UN

Health facilities near Tripoli have reported 47 people killed and 181 wounded in recent days as eastern forces seek to take Libya's capital from an internationally-recognised government, the United Nations' health body said on Tuesday.

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.

Libyan commander wanted by ICC "hands himself in" to military police

Libyan commander wanted by ICC "hands himself in" to military police

A Libyan commander sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the alleged summary execution of dozens of people has handed himself in to the military police in eastern Libya, a military source said on Wednesday.

Libyan warplane downed striking jihadists in Benghazi

Libyan warplane downed striking jihadists in Benghazi

A fighter jet of forces loyal to a Libyan military strongman was shot down on Saturday as it attacked jihadist positions in Benghazi, a military source said.