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US concerned about Libya conflict

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed American concerns over prolonged conflict in Libya in a phone call with his Egyptian counterpart and they...

Sebha airport reopens

Libya reopened the airport in the southern city Sebha, closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents said. A commercial flight landed from...

Libya’s Zuwara airport hit by air strikes

Eastern Libyan forces air strikes seriously damaged a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said. Last week, the...

Missiles hit Mitiga airport

Missiles hit the only functioning airport in Tripoli killing a worker, the airport said. Mitiga airport halted traffic and diverted flights to Misrata, 200km...

UN staffers die in Benghazi car bombing

A car bomb explosion in Benghazi killed three UN staff members and two other mission members, the United Nations said. The attack came as the...

UN ceasefire proposal accepted by Libya

Libya’s internationally recognised government, facing a campaign by eastern troops to take the capital, accepted a United Nations proposal for a ceasefire during the...

Libya defence spending up

Libya’s internationally recognised government allocated 40 million Libyan dinars (£23.5 million) for its defence ministry, it said, stepping up spending to fend off an...

Drone strike on Murzuq

A drone strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town Murzuq killed at least 43, a local official said. The eastern Libyan National...

Mitiga Airport brought to standstill by missiles

Missiles hit Tripoli’s only functioning airport – Mitiga - which remained closed to air traffic, causing chaos and fear among passengers, witnesses said. Authorities announced...

Call for truce in Libya

A United Nations envoy called for a truce to be declared in Libya around August 10 and warned an influx of weapons from foreign...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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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...