Fayez al-Sarraj

Libyan politician and architect

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Fayez al-Sarraj: Libyan politician and architect
Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj is the head of the Presidential Council of Libya and prime minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, formed on 17 December 2015 under the Libyan Political Agreement. He has been a member of the Parliament of Tripoli.


Erdogan says Turkey to increase support for Libya's Serraj

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey will increase its support for Libya's internationally recognised leader Fayez al Serraj and that the conflict there can only be resolved politically..
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Libya's Tripoli government declares emergency, shuts down ports, airports

Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus and will close all air and sea ports from Monday, Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on..
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Germany's Merkel urges Libyan PM al-Sarraj to sign ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday, a German government spokesman said in a statement, urging him to move quickly toward signing a..
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Libyan premier denounces Haftar as 'war criminal' at U.N.

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj on Monday denounced the shelling of civilian areas and airports in his country, labeling renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar a "war criminal" in a speech to..
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Libya's Serraj says talk about resuming peace negotiations has been overtaken by events

Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Wednesday talk about resuming peace negotiations has been overtaken by events on the ground amid ongoing shelling from eastern..
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Tripoli warns of talks boycott amid Libya truce violations

tripoli warns of talks boycott amid libya truce violations
Tripoli: Libya’s Tripoli-based government warned it might not participate in future peace talks after alleging repeated truce violations and attacks on civilians by rival forces of commander Khalifa..
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Erdogan says Turkish military in Libya to train pro-Serraj forces

Turkish military personnel being sent to Libya are supporting and training forces of the internationally recognized government of Fayez al-Serraj, Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.
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Foreign powers call for 'permanent' Libya ceasefire, vow end to foreign interference

foreign powers call for 'permanent' libya ceasefire, vow end to foreign interference
Key players and foreign powers implicated in the Libyan crisis have agreed on the need for a 'permanent' ceasefire and an end to foreign interference in the country. The announcement was made in a..
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Libya strongman Haftar in Greece for talks ahead of Berlin peace conference

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar will hold talks in Athens on Friday, days ahead of a peace conference in Berlin which he and the head of Tripoli’s UN-recognised government Fayez al-Sarraj..
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Libya's Haftar, Serraj did not meet officially during Moscow talks: Interfax

Libya's warring leaders did not meet officially during indirect peace talks held in Moscow on Monday, the Interfax news agency cited a member of the Russian delegation, which mediated the talks..
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Germany warns of 'second Syria' as EU hosts Libya PM

germany warns of 'second syria' as eu hosts libya pm
EU leaders met the head of Libya's UN-recognised government Wednesday as they scramble to contain the escalating crisis there, with Germany warning the country could deteriorate into a "second Syria"...
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Libyan PM Serraj to meet Italian PM: Italian government source

The head of Libya's internationally recognized government Fayez al-Serraj will meet Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday evening, an Italian government source, said as efforts to agree a..
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Turkish military units moving to Libya, Erdogan says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj's internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in..
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Trump gives blunt warning to Erdogan over Libya

trump gives blunt warning to erdogan over libya
ANKARA - Turkey's parliament has approved the deployment of troops to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli, sparking a blunt warning from US President Donald Trump against any..
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Turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in Libya

turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in libya
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli battle forces loyal to a rival government that is..
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Turkey Mulls Sending Allied Syrian Fighters to Libya

turkey mulls sending allied syrian fighters to libya
Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli, four senior Turkish sources said on Monday, with one..
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Turkey’s Erdogan meets Libyan PM after strongman announces Tripoli assault

Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Istanbul on Sunday, just days after Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman in eastern Libya, announced a "decisive battle" to..
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Libya Prime Minister Sarraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war

libya prime minister sarraj will not sit down with rival haftar to end war
Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the two-month..
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