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Egypt acts as middleman for Russia-Libya arms deal

CAIRO — The Libya dossier has now risen to the top of the priority list of the administration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, following an increase in the number of kidnappings and the killing of Egyptians at the hands of armed militias affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) in Libya. The latest such incident …

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The Lebanonization of Libya: Is partition next?

The state of chaos in Libya cracking the country between East and West and inviting the specter of both ISIS and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, puts the country at a very critical juncture, threatening its unity and reigniting the debate on the value of the 2011 NATO military intervention …

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Islamist government calls on UNSC to end Egyptian army attacks in Libya

A minister in Libya’s Tripoli-based Islamist government called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting to put an end to the Egyptian army’s “criminal operations” in Libya stressing that his government condemns terrorism and stands against it. During a press conference in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Foreign …

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Killers of Copts were “foreign nationals”: Libyan ex-minister

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Cairo has a diplomatic role to play in helping arrest Libya’s continuing slide into chaos and civil war, the country’s former foreign minister told Asharq Al-Awsat this week, as news emerged that the Egyptian Air Force had bombed several targets in Libya in retribution for the massacre of …

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