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U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya

The Obama administration and its European allies are weighing their options for greater involvement in Libya, including sanctions against warlords and an armed international force to help stabilize the North African country, diplomats said Tuesday.

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Foreign Intervention in Libya Seen as Further Destabilizing Fractured Country

Senior U.S. officials say Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have launched airstrikes against Islamist militants twice in the past week in the Libyan capital. The move caught the United States off guard. In a surprise move, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates joined forces to bomb Islamist militants in Libya, …

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EU must unite to end people-smuggling disasters: IOM

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 25 August 2014: Over the past five years Libya has failed to deal effectively with illegal immigration an official from the UN-backed International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.  In an interview following the deaths of scores of migrants in the Mediterranean, the official, speaking on …

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Fighting, fuel fires and fear in Tripoli

TRIPOLI 26 August 2014 (IRIN) – Black smoke from a massive fuel depot fire has been lingering over the heads of the residents of the capital Tripoli for more than four weeks. While the smoke has lessened since July, the fuel fires, water-supply cuts and regular gun-fire are signs that …

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U.N. Envoy Opposes Foreign Intervention in Libya

CAIRO (AP) —The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn’t believe foreign intervention of any kind can halt the North African country’s turmoil as political divisions and infighting push it deeper into chaos. To read the full article, please click here. The Wall Street Journal

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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the escalation of fighting and violence in and around Tripoli, Benghazi, and across Libya, especially against residential areas, public facilities, and critical infrastructure, by both land attacks and air strikes.

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