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Turkey's support for Libya follows air strikes on Tajoura as part of Gen Haftar's Tripoli offensive.

Nearly 40 killed in an air strike on Libyan migrant centre

3 July 2019, 5:20 AM

Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike Tuesday night on their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital.

A Libyan boy displaced from the town of Tawergha fills containers with water at a displaced camp in Benghazi, Libya.

In battle for Libya’s oil, water becomes a casualty

2 July 2019, 9:34 AM

Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a wider crisis is now coming to a head in Libya.

halifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, arrives to attend an international conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace.

Libya’s Haftar orders forces to attack Turkish ships, interests

29 June 2019, 11:05 AM

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has ordered his forces to attack Turkish ships and interests, his spokesman said on Friday, accusing Turkey of backing his rivals in Libya’s conflict.

Libya's UN Ambassador Elmahdi Elmajerbi, attends a United Nations Security Council meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York.

Countries fuelling Libya conflict must be stopped: UN envoy

22 May 2019, 5:37 AM

Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could “lead to the permanent division of the country,” a top UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fuelling the conflict with weapons.

A member of the Libyan internationally recognised government forces fires during a fight with Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya.

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles

29 April 2019, 5:49 AM

The battle for the capital has all but wrecked UN-backed efforts for a peace deal between the rival factions and threatened to further disrupt Libya’s oil industry.

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