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UN calls for Libya ceasefire after deadly clashes

The UN has called for an immediate stop to hostilities in Libya following a day of deadly clashes between political factions in the capital Tripoli. At least 23 people were killed and dozens more were wounded during the…

EU removes Libya’s HoR Speaker Saleh from sanctions list

The European Union on Friday removed an east Libyan powerbroker from its sanctions blacklist to encourage peace efforts and ensure the EU plays a central role in any negotiated settlement in Libya. “The de-listing of speaker Saleh was…

Libya oil units halt operations due to spread of virus

Two affiliates of Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) have suspended some work because of the spread of the coronavirus, they said in statements posted online on Monday. The country’s biggest refinery, Zawiya, located west of Tripoli, said…