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Syrian helicopters drop leaflets to urge civilians to leave rebel-held areas in Aleppo, Idlib

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: Syrian choppers dropped leaflets on rebel-held areas in the northern province of Aleppo, urging civilians to leave rebel-held areas through humanitarian corridors which opened on Sunday, a war monitor reported.

Libya's eastern-based Parliament may ask Egypt for military assistance - Speaker

Cairo/Sputnik/UNI: The eastern-based Libyan parliament, which supports Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), may ask Egypt for military support in case of foreign interference in the Libyan conflict, the parliament’s speaker, Aguila Saleh, said on Sunday, in the wake of Turkey's decision to send troops to Libya.

UN envoy appeals for other nations to ‘keep out of Libya’

New York/IBNS: The top UN official in Libya has delivered a stern message urging other nations to stop intervening in the country’s ongoing crisis.

UN Libya Mission strongly condemns bombing of military academy, at least 30 dead

New York/IBNS: The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), on Sunday strongly condemned the bombing of a military academy in the capital Tripoli, which according to news reports left at least 30 dead and more than 30 others wounded.

Libya: UN refugee agency deeply concerned by shelling near Tripoli facility

New York/IBNS: Shelling near a major facility run by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday, has sparked the deep concern for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers there.

Turkish president says to fully implement agreements with Libya in 2020

Ankara/Xinhua: Turkey will fully implement the agreements signed with Libya on security and maritime delimitation in 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Turkish president says to fully implement agreements with Libya in 2020

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey will fully implement the agreements signed with Libya on security and maritime delimitation in 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Continued airstrikes in western Libya ‘utterly unacceptable’, says UN mission chief

New York/IBNS: The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left at least three people dead and several others injured.

US expresses concern over situation in Libya

Washington/UNI: The United States is concerned by foreign actors in Libya funnelling fighters and military aid to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army of Khalifa Haftar, US Department of State said in a statement.

Libya's eastern-based army destroys military equipment of UN-backed gov't in Misurata

Tripoli/Xinhua/UNI: The eastern-based army of Libya on Monday announced launching airstrikes on location in Misurata city, some 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, and destroying military equipment belonging to the UN-backed government forces.

Libya's eastern-based army destroys military equipment of UN-backed gov't in Misurata

Tripoli/Xinhua/UNI: The eastern-based army of Libya on Monday announced launching airstrikes on location in Misurata city, some 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, and destroying military equipment belonging to the UN-backed government forces.

Libya's Tripoli int'l airport to resume flights on Dec 12

Tripoli/Xinhua/UNI: The Ministry of Transport of the UN-backed Libyan government on Sunday announced that the Mitiga International Airport in the capital Tripoli will resume flights on Dec. 12.

2 killed in shelling in Libya's Tripoli

Tripoli/Xinhua/UNI: Shelling has killed two people in south of the capital Tripoli, which is under armed conflict between the UN-backed government and the eastern-based army, said a statement on Sunday.

‘Violence, atrocities and impunity’ reign throughout Libya, ICC prosecutor tells UN Security Council

New York/IBNS: Libya remains entangled in a “cycle of violence, atrocities and impunity”, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council on Wednesday, nearly a decade since the Court began its work in the country.

Ninety-eight illegal immigrants rescued off Libya's western coast

Tripoli (Xinhua/UNI) The Libyan navy rescued 98 illegal immigrants of different African nationalities Thursday off the country's western coast.