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Senior Lawmakers Urge U.S. Engagement in Libya

Senior lawmakers on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration that the United States has “no role” in Libya, citing the threat of regional instability to U.S. national security interests. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) and ranking Democrat Ben Cardin (D., Md.) said Libya’s ongoing battle over power …

Civil Registry Authority taken over by ‘’extremists’’

The Civil Registry Authority (CRA) confirmed yesterday that it had been forcibly taken over by ‘’ideologically extremist groups’’ who took control of its database of Libyan citizens which would have ‘’enabled them to control the affairs of Libyans and the manipulation of their identities for their own interests’’.