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EU: December 15 is deadline for Tobruk parliament to amend Libya’s political agreement

The European Union (EU) and some other major European countries have set mid-December as a deadline for the Libyan eastern-based parliament to amend the political agreement on ending the country’s political crises, a parliament member said.

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Migrant crisis: Europe should stop using Libya as a dumping ground

Although it is not a new problem, the issue of migration has accelerated sharply in the past five years, and migration from mainly sub-Saharan African countries to Europe across Libya can be traced back to the year 2000.

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Libya: damned if we do and damned if we don’t

Frustrated by the lack of media time given to local Libyan reactions to international actions, I have just finished a project funded by the Remote Control Project to interview a wide range of local stakeholders (including civil society activists, businessmen, officials, Islamist leaders, former ministers and former fighters) to elicit …

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Militias crack down on social, cultural life in Libya

Comic books and video games can be controversial in Libya. Ahmad, 20, who asked not to use his real name, experienced it firsthand while attending the four-day Comic-Con convention — a multi-gaming and comic event that opened Nov. 2 in the capital city of Tripoli.

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UNSMIL chief suggests “joint tribunals” for Libyan war crimes

The international community should consider joint tribunals to try Libyan war crimes suspects to end the impunity with which individuals are operating UNSMIL chief Ghassan Salamé has told said the UN Security Council.

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Serial killer Al-Werrfalli lambastes close aide to warlord Khalifa Haftar

Notorious killer of Saiqa militia, Mahmud Al-Werrfalli, has launched a foul-mouthed attack on so-called Chief of Control and Judicial Authority, Oun Al-Furjani, a senior tribal aide to warlord Khalifa Haftar, accusing him of failure to provide support to Saiqa militants.

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