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LNA Spox: Dbeibeh’s clinging to power threatens of returning language of war in Libya

Spokesman of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed Al-Mismari, confirmed that the outgoing Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh’s clinging to power threatens of returning the language of war in Libya, warning against the situation becoming unsettled as a result of attempts of some parties – he did not …

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What is behind Libya’s recent crackdown on human rights and activists?

Over the last few months, Libya’s Internal Security Agency (ISA) has rounded up seven young Libyans, accusing them of very serious crimes including that of apostasy, contempt of Islam and spreading of atheism. Such accusations in the predominantly Muslim and overwhelmingly conservative country could be a death sentence, even if …

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FOI Report: The Turkish Intervention in Libya

The Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), published a report entitled ‘The Turkish Intervention in Libya’ on 8 April 2022. The report describes and analyses Turkey’s interests and involvements in Libya since 2011, particularly the reasons for and outcomes of Turkey’s intervention in Libya (launched in late 2019 and early 2020).

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Bashagha says US wants to see ‘free and fair’ elections in Libya

On Monday, Libya’s Prime Minister-designate, Fathi Bashagha, discussed with senior US officials in Washington “efforts to conduct in a timely manner; In order to advance the economy, establish security and achieve political stability,” Bashagha tweeted on his Twitter account.

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Libya: Landmines, Other War Hazards, Killing Civilians

At least 130 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by landmines and abandoned or unexploded ordnance in Libya since the armed group called the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) withdrew from Tripoli’s southern suburbs in June 2020, Human Rights watch said today.

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