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Libyan Army allegedly attacks Turkish ship transporting weapons to Tripoli

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) allegedly struck a Turkish ship docked at the Port of Tripoli on Tuesday, causing a number of explosions that could be seen off the...
President Donald Trump departs after a meeting at the United Nations, New York, Sept. 23, 2019. (photo Peter Foley/EPA)

Trump warns Erdogan intervention in Libya will lead to deterioration

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US President Donald Trump has had a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to warn him that carrying on with intervention into Libya will only undermine...
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Egyptian Army thwarts terrorist attack in northern Sinai

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The Egyptian Army announced on Monday that it had thwarted a terrorist attack in northern Sinai, killing at least ten militants during hostilities. The military spokesman for the Egyptian Armed...
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First coronavirus case in Africa: Egypt health ministry

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Egypt's health ministry on Friday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, making it the first in Africa. The nationality of the person was not given in the joint...
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At least six Mali soldiers killed in overnight ambush

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At least six soldiers were killed and several were wounded in an overnight attack in central Mali, the army said on Thursday, in fresh violence in the war-torn West...
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General Haftar signed a contract to buy six Chinese drones from Jordan.

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1. UN reported of military committee 5+5 summit for the crisis of Libya in Geneva. This summit is a result of Berlin conference and its purpose is to achieve ceasefire...

Turkish-backed Libyan forces close main airbase after LNA imposes no-fly-zone

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The international airport of Mitiga of the Libyan capital of Tripoli has been closed, and the flights have been moved to the city of Misrata, the airport’s press service...
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Libyan Army announces no-fly-zone over Tripoli

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:55 P.M.) – The Libyan National Army (LNA) spokesperson, Major General Ahmed Al-Mesmari, announced on Wednesday evening that a no-fly-zone has been fully activated over Tripoli. “The no-fly...
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Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire as commander’s forces choke oil flows

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky ceasefire in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of...

Turkey’s Erdogan urges Libya’s Haftar to end aggressive stance

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar must end his aggressive stance to pave the way for a political process in the North African country, Turkish President...
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US sets new Cuba sanctions as Biden meets Cuban-Americans

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The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Friday against Cuba’s national revolutionary police and its top two officials as the U.S. looks to increase...
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Ilyushin ready to modernize its IL-76 aircraft fleet from all around the world

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MOSCOW, July 30. /TASS/. OJSC Il (part of United Aircraft Corporation, UAC) is ready to offer a modernized package for upgrades to Il-76 planes...
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Nord Stream 2 is 99% complete, Fortuna barge is working at final section

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The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is by now 99% complete, the Fortuna pipe-laying barge is working at the final section, a representative with...
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Il-112V to replace Soviet-time military transport aircraft — chief designer

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MOSCOW, July 27. /TASS/. Russia’s latest military transport plane, Il-112V, will help to upgrade Russia’s fleet of military transport aircraft, currently dominated by Soviet-made...

Americans’ optimism about country’s direction over next year drops nearly 20 points since May

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As President Joe Biden completed 100 days in office, the country was optimistic about the coming year, but now, just after hitting the six-month mark, Americans' optimism about the...