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Southern municipalities declare Libya’s south “afflicted region”

The mayors of Libya’s south issued a statement on Tuesday saying the southern region has become a disaster-stricken and a forsaken region amid the ongoing power outages, which reached day 10 consecutively in some cities, causing shortages in water and health problems.

Angry Fezzan HoR members suspend HoR membership over region’s woes

A number of members of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the south of the country have suspended their membership in protest over the on-going blackouts in region as well as the lack of fuel and cooking gas. They claim that while the power shortages in and around Tripoli have …

Eastern Libyan army commander signs arms deal with Russia despite UN embargo

A deal between the commander of Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar, who leads the forces of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR), signed a deal with the Russian government that would see $2 billion dollars worth arms coming to his self-proclaimed army, an HoR members, Ismaeil Al-Ghoul, revealed to the …