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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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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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Libya’s neighbours meet in Cairo in bid to contain Libya’s conflict

By Libya Herald staff. Cairo, 25 August 2014: Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukri warned today that a spillover of the conflict in Libya could prompt foreign intervention. Both, he said, had to be avoided at all costs. What was the fourth meeting between Libya’s neighbouring countries — Egypt, Chad, Tunisia, Algeria …

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Strife in Libya Could Presage Long Civil War

TRIPOLI, Libya — “The fire is inside the airport!” a militiaman cried, as he fired an antiaircraft cannon on the back of a pickup truck toward the runway of Libya’s main international airport. “God is great, the flames are rising!”

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