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Algeria’s Messahel continues Libya trip with Serraj, Sewehli, Zintan and Misrata meeting

Algeria’s minister for Maghreb, Arab and African affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, has continued his whirlwind visit of Libya today by meeting Misratan political figures as well as military figures from the Bunyan Marsous Operations room. He then returned to Tripoli for talks with Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj and his deputy …

Upheaval in Tripoli and Misrata rocks Libya’s ‘unity government’

Libya‘s complex civil war is boiling to the surface in the capital. Following violent militia clashes, citizens have taken their frustrations to the streets. Friday March 17 began with protesters in central Tripoli calling for the deployment of the army and police. Gradually the crowd grew and marched on to Martyrs’ …

121 people aging between 12 and 80 abducted at oil crescent region

Several legal organizations have criticized the crackdown practiced by Dignity Operation militias that is manifested in abductions based on IDs for people they accuse of having sympathy for the Benghazi Defense Brigades at the oil crescent region since they have controlled the area.

Misrata council says it is still in charge as city survives militia attack

Misratan members of the House of Representatives and the State Council as well as the city’s mayor Mohamed Eshtewi and councillors have warned of growing divisions between moderates and hardliners in the city. However, they have also reassured residents that the council remains fully in control, telling them to ignore …