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Libya Strongman Haftar in Greece for Talks ahead of Peace Meeting

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar will hold talks in Athens on Friday, days ahead of a peace conference in Berlin which he and the head of Tripoli's UN-recognised government Fayez al-Sarraj are expected to attend.

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Diplomatic Chief Warns EU Sidelined in Spiralling Libya Conflict

The EU's diplomatic chief has admitted the bloc is struggling to influence the Libyan conflict and has left Russia and Turkey free to step in and dominate the Mediterranean.

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Turkey Threatens to 'Teach Lesson' to Libya's Haftar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he would "teach a lesson" to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar if he resumed fighting after abandoning ceasefire talks in Moscow.

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Russia to Keep Pushing for Libya Ceasefire, Lavrov Says

Russia will continue pushing for a ceasefire agreement in Libya, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, after strongman Khalifa Haftar left talks in Moscow without signing a deal.

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Moscow to Host Meeting of Libya's Rival Leaders

Russia is set to host a meeting of Libya's rival leaders Monday — a mediation effort closely coordinated with Turkey.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Fayez al Sarraj, the head of Libya's U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli, and his rival Khalifa Hifter will meet for talks in Moscow.

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Haftar's Sirte Seizure Major Blow to Libya Government, Analysts Say

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar's capture of the strategic city of Sirte on Monday was a major setback for Tripoli's UN-recognised government, analysts say.

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AU Chief Slams 'Interference' Threat in Libya

African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has expressed his grave concern over potential "interference" in Libya, after Turkey approved the deployment of troops to the conflict-torn North African nation.

Turkish lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill approving a military deployment in Libya to shore up the UN-backed government in Tripoli, which has been under sustained attack since April from a rival administration in the east of the country.

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Turkey Parliament Approves Libya Military Deployment

Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Thursday approving a military deployment to Libya aimed at shoring up the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, at a time of intensifying international tensions over the conflict. 

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EU Funds for Migrants in Libya Enrich their Abusers Instead

When the European Union started funneling millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and fight human trafficking.

That hasn't happened. Instead, the misery of migrants in Libya has spawned a thriving and highly lucrative web of businesses funded in part by the EU and enabled by the United Nations, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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Cyprus Holds Talks with Rival Libya Administration

Cyprus has stepped up its campaign against the UN-recognised Libyan government's increasingly close military ties with Turkey, hosting talks on Saturday with a leading figure in the rival Libyan administration.

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