• Libyan rebels walk at the Salaheddin army barracks bombed by NATO near Tripoli on August 27, 2011.
    Last update: 11:38 13.06.2016
    11:38 13.06.2016

    'We Have Seen This': Moscow Will Not 'Bless' Another NATO Campaign in Libya

    As a permanent UN Security Service member state, Russia will not endorse a possible NATO operation in Libya, Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said.

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  • The US Treasury.
    Last update: 17:47 13.05.2016
    17:47 13.05.2016

    US Imposes Sanctions on Libyan House of Representatives Speaker

    Washington sanctioned the Libyan Speaker and President of the House of Representatives Agila Saleh Issa for stalling the formation of the country's Government of National Accord.

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  • Tripoli, Libya
    Last update: 11:20 05.05.2016
    11:20 05.05.2016

    Ex-Libyan PM Slams 'Forcefully Imposed' National Unity Government

    The agreement on the national unity government in Libya was imposed by the international community, ignoring the results of a political process in the country that has taken place over the past few years, former Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril told Sputnik.

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  • Tripoli
    Last update: 21:35 19.04.2016
    21:35 19.04.2016

    US Sanctions Prime Minister of Libya's National Salvation Government

    Washington has sanctioned Khalifa Ghawi for undermining Libya's stability.

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  • Tripoli
    Last update: 14:14 18.04.2016
    14:14 18.04.2016

    Hammond Visiting Libya to Discuss Support to Government of National Accord

    The British top diplomat arrived in Libya for talks with the head of the country's government of national accord.

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  • An aerial shot taken from a helicopter shows Tripoli. (File)
    Last update: 17:43 12.04.2016
    17:43 12.04.2016

    Italy Considers Reopening Embassy in Tripoli

    Italy is considering to reopen its embassy in Tripoli, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Tuesday.

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  • A man pulls a wheelbarrow past destroyed buildings after clashes between military forces loyal to Libya's eastern government and Islamist fighters, in Benghazi, Libya, February 28, 2016
    Last update: 12:13 11.03.2016
    12:13 11.03.2016

    Satellite Images Confirm: French Special Forces Deployed to Libya

    Satellite images confirm what has been rumored for weeks: Western special operations forces have been deployed to the Benina air base, located near Benghazi, the second largest city in Libya. US intelligence firm Stratfor maintains that they were sent by Paris.

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  • A general view shows the damage at the scene of an explosion at the Police Training Centre in the town of Zliten, Libya, January 7, 2016
    Last update: 12:08 25.02.2016
    12:08 25.02.2016

    Another 'Military Approach' to Libya Will Destroy Its Statehood - Moscow

    The Libyan crisis should be resolved in coordination with the country's authorities, and another military intervention can destroy Libya's statehood and turn it into a terrorist bridgehead, Russia's deputy foreign minister said.

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  • French soldier
    Last update: 18:02 24.02.2016
    18:02 24.02.2016

    Is Paris Conducting Covert Anti-Daesh Operations in Libya?

    France is conducting covert operations against Daesh in Libya, local media reported Wednesday.

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  • A Libyan man waves his national flag
    Last update: 14:47 15.02.2016
    14:47 15.02.2016

    Germany's Steinmeier Lauds Libya’s Unity Government as 'Important Step'

    The formation of a consensus government will move Libya to a political settlement and help it restore the urgently-needed statehood, the German foreign minister said.

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  • Libyans pray during Friday prayers, in the rebel-held Benghazi, Libya, Friday, July 8, 2011.
    Last update: 16:53 03.02.2016
    16:53 03.02.2016

    Western Airstrikes in Libya to Fight Daesh 'Intrusive and Neocolonial'

    Western military intervention in Libya to stop its seizure by Daesh militants would be perceived as "intrusive and neocolonial", according to Dr Arturo Varvelli, Head of Terrorism and Research Fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), as he told Sputnik it could instead strengthen Daesh’s control.

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  • An illustration picture shows deportation stamps which are used by the German federal police Bundespolizei to stamp ID documents of rejected asylum seekers, in Rosenheim, southern Germany, January 25, 2016.
    Last update: 19:44 25.01.2016
    19:44 25.01.2016

    German Cities Fear Complete Social Collapse Under Refugee Pressure

    German’s federal states are appealing to the German Government to step in and take action over EU citizens claiming social assistance, which they claim is draining them of resources and causing the system to collapse amid the refugee crisis.

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  • Libyan lawmakers from rival parliaments psoe for a group picture after signing a deal on a unity government on December 17, 2015, in the Moroccan city of Skhirat.
    Last update: 18:30 25.01.2016
    18:30 25.01.2016

    No Deal: Libyan Parliament Rejects UNSC-Backed Unity Government

    Efforts to put an end to the violence and political instability in Libya have been dealt a huge blow after the country’s internationally recognized parliament rejected a UN-backed plan for a national unity government.

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  • A general view shows the damage at the scene of an explosion at the Police Training Centre in the town of Zliten, Libya, January 7, 2016
    Last update: 07:30 23.01.2016
    07:30 23.01.2016

    Battleground North Africa: US General Says Daesh Preparing to Conquer Libya

    US Special Operations Command is paying increased attention to Libya and working out ways to keep the country from becoming a new Daesh stronghold, its commander said Wednesday.

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  • The United Nations Headquarters in New York
    Last update: 17:33 14.01.2016
    17:33 14.01.2016

    UN Urges Immediate Release of 3 Children Kidnapped From Libyan Surman Town

    The UN Support Mission in Libya condemned on Thursday the kidnapping of children from Libyan town of Surman, and called for their immediate release.

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  • Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (L) and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (R) attend a joint press conference in Tunis on January 8, 2016.
    Last update: 19:58 08.01.2016
    19:58 08.01.2016

    EU Chief in Libya Amid Lack of Western Support in Fight Against Daesh

    Three weeks after Libya’s warring factions signed an agreement to form a unity government, EU Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini is in the country trying to build support for the new leaders. The move comes amid concerns over a lack of NATO support for Libya’s fight against Daesh.

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  • Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bomber
    Last update: 21:42 22.12.2015
    21:42 22.12.2015

    Tripoli Asks Russia for Military Support for Libya's Anti-Terror Fight

    Libya's self-proclaimed government in Tripoli is grateful to Russia for its consent and readiness to help the crisis-hit Libya in its fight against terrorism, Prime Minister Khalifa Ghawi told Sputnik on Tuesday.

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  • Fighters of the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. (File)
    Last update: 21:53 21.12.2015
    21:53 21.12.2015

    Russia, France See Daesh as Common Foe, Concerned Over Terrorism in Africa

    The defense ministers of Russia and France agreed that Daesh was the common enemy and expressed concern over the expansion of the activities of the terrorist group in North Africa.

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  • Su-34 bomber jet
    Last update: 19:23 21.12.2015
    19:23 21.12.2015

    Terrorism Antidote: Libya Mulls Requesting Russia for Anti-Daesh Airstrikes

    The formation of a national unity government may pave the way toward asking Russia to conduct airstrikes on Daesh positions.

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  • Libya crisis
    Last update: 17:37 14.12.2015
    17:37 14.12.2015

    Libyan National Unity Gov’t Could be Formed Before Christmas - Steinmeier

    Representatives of Libya's political forces could form a national unity government before Christmas, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Monday.

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