Gulf Times - Khalifa-Haftar
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.

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

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Thursday approving a military deployment to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli

US says concerned about Libyan conflict turning bloodier with Russian mercenaries

US says concerned about Libyan conflict turning bloodier with Russian mercenaries

The United States is very concerned about the intensification of the conflict in Libya, with a rising number of reported Russian mercenaries

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

The State of Qatar has announced its support for the call, made by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), for a humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

France said Wednesday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.

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.

Nigeria says 9 of its citizens killed in Libya strike

Nigeria says 9 of its citizens killed in Libya strike

Nine Nigerian men were killed in an air strike on a migrant detention centre in Libya that has sparked international outrage, the foreign ministry in Abuja said Thursday.

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said.

US investigating missile find at Libya rebel base

US investigating missile find at Libya rebel base

The United States said Saturday it was looking into a report that American anti-tank missiles were found by forces loyal to Libya's unity government at a captured rebel base.