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Mitiga Airport reopens

Libya’s internationally recognised government said reopened Mitiga, Tripoli’s only functioning airport, following closure after rockets were fired at it. Mitiga, east of central Tripoli,...

Libya neighbours want stronger truce

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum told visiting envoys from countries neighbouring Libya he hoped their meeting would strengthen a fragile truce and avert more...

Mitiga Airport closed – again

The only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli closed on Wednesday after rockets were fired at it, the airport said in a statement. An...

Libya facing catastrophe

Libya will face a “catastrophic situation” unless foreign powers pressure eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar to lift an oilfield blockade that cut output to almost...

Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a weekend summit in Berlin to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by oilfield...

Libya oilfield blockades overshadow truce talks

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of...

Libya oil ports closure

The closing of Libya’s oil ports is “a huge step” by the Libyan people, the spokesman for forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar...

Turkey starting Libya troop deployment

Turkey is beginning to send troops into Libya in support of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, President Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of a...

Haftar committed to ceasefire – Germany

A Libyan military commander waging an offensive to capture Tripoli is committed to a ceasefire, Germany said, in an apparent advance for efforts to...

Past EU diplomatic inaction hampering Libyan peace deal

After war broke out again in Libya last year, a special team of EU diplomats in Tripoli was forced back to Tunisia to do...

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...