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Analysis: Ajdabiya, the latest battleground of Libya’s civil war

While the Islamic State Group grabbed headlines last week when it attempted to seize two of Libya’s most important oil terminals, nearby a town is sliding into violence without having raised much attention so far. Ajdabiya is divided along political, tribal and ideological lines and residents fear that the war …

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Decree from the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord establishing an interim committee to facilitate the implementation of security arrangements

The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has issued its first decree, establishing an interim committee to facilitate the implementation of security arrangements. The Libyan Security Sector Legislation Database, a DCAF project, has released the first english translation of this decree, available on their website.

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Weary of Chaos, Factions in Libya Consider Peace

Four years after Libya’s revolution, the scars of war are still visible in this city — buildings pockmarked with bullet and rocket holes, graffiti on the walls remembering fallen fighters, and a war museum where rusty ammunition spills across the sidewalk in front.

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Kobler declares support for prominent role for Libyan women, advocate 30 % representation on GNA

Under the theme of ‘Discussing the Competencies of the Women’s Empowerment Unit under the Presidency Council,’ representatives of Libyan womengroups and women activists from diverse backgrounds representing all areas of Libya opened today a three-day meeting in the Tunisian capital. First deputy President of the House of Representatives (HoR) Mouhammad …

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Insecurity and political divisions drive press freedom violations: report

Security challenges and political divisions are the two main reasons for the occurrence of violations and abuses against journalists in Libya, says the Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press (LCFP) in its 2015 fourth quarter report.

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