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The draft ceasefire deal proposes that the United Nations and a military commission with members from both warring sides monitor the safe return of displaced civilians to their homes
World powers are trying to mediate a lasting ceasefire at the international conference in Berlin
'The aim of this process is... to support the efforts of the United Nations for a sovereign Libya and for the reconciliation process within Libya,' Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says
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
The acceptance of the ceasefire is in response to calls from Turkey and Russia, who have emerged as key players in the Libyan arena
Analysts warn that Turkey's deployment of troops risks plunging Libya deeper into a Syrian-style proxy war between regional powers
The statement comes after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed readiness this month to send troops to Libya if requested by the country's Government of National Accord
The 3 countries 'routinely and sometimes blatantly supplied weapons with little effort to disguise the source,' a summary of a year-long study by UN experts says
Libya's government says they destroyed a munitions depot and a military transport aircraft belonging to the camp of eastern-based strongman Khalifa Haftar
But the French government denies supplying the missiles to rebel commander Khalifa Haftar and breaching a UN arms embargo
The UN's World Health Organization says air strikes and ground fighting have left nearly 1,000 people dead and some 5,000 wounded
(UPDATED) The strike 'clearly could constitute a war crime,' says UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame
Heavy artillery fire could be heard from the city center as the most intense fighting took place since May 6, when the holy Muslim month of Ramadan started
The EU calls for all sides in the Libyan conflict to put down their arms and to commit to UN talks, though the month-long assault on the capital shows little sign of ending
The Mirage F1 is shot down in the Al-Hira region south of the Tripoli, Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army says on its Facebook page
Khalifa Haftar's message also urges his men that 'in the event of retreat by the enemy, troops should pursue it with speed and force, prevent it from fleeing and wipe it out'
The United Nations mission in Libya proposes the 'extendable one-week' ceasefire 'during which all parties pledge to halt all forms of military operations' in a statement Sunday, May 5.
The fighting has killed at least 278 people and wounded more than 1,300
(UPDATED) Meanwhile, Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army says its fighters were 'taking control of several new positions on the frontlines in Tripoli'
Six of Khalifa Haftar's officers were also named in the warrant issued by the Libya military's prosecutor general
Aside from those who have fled, UN spokesman Rheal Leblanc says that 'many families remain stranded inside conflict affected areas,' with safety fears rising and supplies running short
(UPDATED) 'It's still time to stop,' United Nations chief Antonio Guterres tells reporters after briefing the UN Security Council in a closed session
The violence has already displaced thousands and left several dozen people dead. The UN warns that nearly half a million children in Tripoli are 'at immediate risk.'
Khalifa Haftar's forces claim responsibility for the air raid on Mitiga airport. It caused no casualties, but left a meter-deep crater on a runway.
(UPDATED) A security source at Mitiga airport says no side has yet claimed responsibility for the air raid, which hit a runway without causing casualties
Oil-rich Libya has been riven by chaos since the NATO-backed uprising in 2011 that killed dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as rival administrations and armed groups battle for power
As fierce clashes erupt in Libya again, the United Nations calls for an urgent two-hour truce to allow evacuations of civilians and the wounded
Pro-government forces in Tripoli confirm they had targeted Khalifa Haftar's men with 'intensive strikes'
Libya has been torn between rival administrations and a myriad of militias since the NATO-backed overthrow and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011
Khalifa Haftar, head of the self-styled Libyan National Army, 'has ordered the re-arrest of commander Mahmoud al-Werfalli after his escape from the military prison' where he was detained, a statement reads
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar promises residents a 'new era of freedom, security and peace'
Khalifa Haftar announces the offensive to recapture the terminals after a week of clashes that had damaged vital infrastructure and slashed crude output, the lifeblood of Libya's economy
French President Emmanuel Macron says Libya s UN backed Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar the military commander based in the remote east of the vast country have shown historic courage in talks outside Paris
French President Emmanuel Macron will host the meeting
General Khalifa Haftar s troops has retaken the al Gwarcha district of Benghazi which has been marred by unrest since his fighters launched a campaign to drive extremists out of the city earlier this year
The unity government headed by Fayez al Sarraj comprises 32 ministers the administration announces on its Facebook page
Unknown assailants fire 4 rockets at the international airport just outside Labraq from which General Khalifa Haftar s forces launch raids against Islamist positions in the east
The mystery comes days after new clashes between militias prompted hundreds of people to flee
With interim authorities failing to build a regular army and police force militias rule the roost
Libya s government accused the outlaw retired general Khalifa Haftar and his irregular forces of trying to carry out a coup as they fight to crush militants in the restive eastern city of Benghazi