Libya ceasefire - updates

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Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing peace deal

Jan 14, 2020 - 7:43 PM

Khalifa Haftar's abrupt departure on Tuesday is a setback for an international diplomatic push in recent days, though Moscow insists it would continue mediation efforts

NO DEAL? Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu hold a joint press conference following the talks on a ceasefire deal between the warring sides in Libya, in Moscow on January 13, 2020. Photo by Pavel Golovkin/AFP

Libyans react to truce with relief and doubts

Jan 13, 2020 - 11:59 PM

The heads of Libya's warring factions are to meet in Moscow on January 13 to sign a ceasefire deal

LIBYA. A vendor sorts dates on display at a supermarket in the Libyan capital Tripoli on January 13, 2020. Photo by Mahmud Turkia/AFP

Six killed in Libya capital as diplomats debate ceasefire

Apr 17, 2019 - 7:15 PM

(UPDATED) Diplomats have long complained that Libyan peace efforts have been stymied by major power backing for the rival sides, with Haftar ally Russia quibbling over the proposed wording of the ceasefire demand

AFTERMATH. Libyans check a street in the capital Tripoli on April 17, 2019 in the aftermath of several rocket attacks the previous night. Photo by Mahmud Turkia/AFP