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What Erdogan wants from Libya

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Turkey changed the course of the war in Libya. But it didn’t do it for free. Two years back, General Khalifa Haftar-led eastern forces had made it to the suburbs of Tripoli, threatening the last stronghold of the Government of National Accord. There the both sides, who have been fighting …

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Hafter taking power in Libya surprises Moscow.

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Russia described the succession of Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the Libyan National Army supported by Moscow, as “abrupt,” the Russian Information Agency said, quoting a Foreign Ministry source. Haftar, whose forces have been fighting more than a year for control of the capital, Tripoli, announced on Monday evening “dropping” …

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Haftar Feels Insulted As Turkey Cooperates With Sarraj

European stocks close mixed on dampened trade hopes, Hong Kong escalations.

The self-styled Libyan Army led Eastern Parliament has denounced Turkish alliance with the legitimate UN-backed Tripoli-based government. This announcement comes immediately after Turkish PM Recap Tayyip Erdogan signed an agreement with the Government of National Accord leader Fayez Sarraj on the delineation of maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea. They …

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ASEAN Summit Pushes For Elections in Libya

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While news of violence and killing is constantly coming in from warring sides of Libya, the European Union and its members would really want the warring sides to stop playing googly and get down to elections that are being supported by UN-led talks. They expect a permanent truce to be …

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