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TEHRAN, May 19 - Fighters allied with the U.N.-recognized government in Libya's capital say they have received armored vehicles and "quality weapons" despite a U.N. arms embargo on the country.
News ID: 39569    Publish Date : 2019/05/19


TEHRAN, May 10 - At least 50 refugees drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said.
News ID: 39121    Publish Date : 2019/05/10


TEHRAN, May 06 -Over a month into the battle for Libya’s capital, Tripoli, General Khalifa Haftar and his troops are determined to “uproot” their enemy and continue their offensive during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
News ID: 38934    Publish Date : 2019/05/06


TEHRAN, May 06 - A Libyan army commander whose forces are advancing on Tripoli is rallying his fighters on, despite U.N. calls for a weeklong cease-fire to coincide with the start of the fasting month of Ramadan on Monday.
News ID: 38905    Publish Date : 2019/05/06


TEHRAN, May 04 - Eight soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan armed forces of Khalifa Haftar in the southern city of Sebha, the head of the local municipality said, without identifying the assailants. Source: Reuters
News ID: 38775    Publish Date : 2019/05/04


TEHRAN, Apr 26 - The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.
News ID: 38465    Publish Date : 2019/04/26


TEHRAN, Apr 23 - At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya's capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
News ID: 38343    Publish Date : 2019/04/23


TEHRAN, Apr 22 - The U.N. health agency says at least 34 more people have died in fighting for control of Libya's capital over the past two days, bringing the total to 254 dead so far, including civilians.
News ID: 38261    Publish Date : 2019/04/22


TEHRAN, Apr 17 - Rocket fire on the Libyan capital, which the UN-recognized unity government blamed on military strongman Khalifa Haftar, killed three people late on Tuesday as the Security Council haggled over a ceasefire.
News ID: 38018    Publish Date : 2019/04/17


TEHRAN, Apr 09 - Health facilities near Tripoli have reported 47 people killed and 181 wounded in recent days as eastern forces seek to take Libya's capital from an internationally-recognized government, the United Nations' health body said on Tuesday.
News ID: 37651    Publish Date : 2019/04/09


TEHRAN, Apr 08 - Russia has called on all sides in the Libya conflict to avoid more bloodshed as fighting between the two rival governments escalates near the North African country’s capital of Tripoli.
News ID: 37615    Publish Date : 2019/04/08


TEHRAN, Apr 06 -Forces of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Libya’s strongman Khalifa Haftar, say they have been targeted by an airstrike south of Tripoli, as they are pushing forward to seize the capital, where the internationally-recognized government is based.
News ID: 37512    Publish Date : 2019/04/06


TEHRAN, Apr 06 - The U.N. Security Council is calling on the forces of Libyan army commander Khalifa Hifter to halt all military movements and urging all forces in Libya "to de-escalate and halt military activity."
News ID: 37494    Publish Date : 2019/04/06


TEHRAN, Mar 09 - Forces loyal to Libya’s strongman Khalifa Haftar are pushing through the country, threatening to ruin efforts made by the United Nations to resolve the power vacuum there via democratic elections.
News ID: 36549    Publish Date : 2019/03/09


TEHRAN, Jan 18 -More than a hundred asylum seekers headed to Europe are feared dead after their vessel sank off the coast of Libya.
News ID: 34311    Publish Date : 2019/01/20


TEHRAN, December 25 - At least three people were killed when suicide bombers attacked Libya's foreign ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, the health ministry said. The assailants were suspected to be Islamic State militants, a security source said.
News ID: 33309    Publish Date : 2018/12/25


TEHRAN, December 12 - Protesters have stormed the headquarters of Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) in the capital Tripoli.
News ID: 32751    Publish Date : 2018/12/12


TEHRAN, October 29 - Residents say suspected Daesh militants attacked a small town in central Libya, killing at least four people, including the mayor's son, and torching the police station.
News ID: 30782    Publish Date : 2018/10/29


TEHRAN, October 12 - Italy's premier says two Italian fishing vessels seized by Libyan forces earlier this week are returning home.
News ID: 30090    Publish Date : 2018/10/12


TEHRAN, September 26 -Libya's internationally recognized government Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead.
News ID: 29326    Publish Date : 2018/09/26