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UNSMIL’s Kobler has Cairo meetings with Serraj and Eqyptian FM

New UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler Tweeted today that he had had a very good meeting in Cairo with Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry. It is understood that he also had talks with prime minister designate Faiez Serraj. 

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Picking up the pieces: Libya envoy faces tough job

Martin Kobler, the new UN special envoy for Libya, has his work cut out. The 62-year-old seasoned German diplomat began his new job on Tuesday after his predecessor departed under something of a cloud, leaving Kobler to pick up the pieces of the UN peace plan.

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Warring factions in Libya show little regard for civilian life, says UN, reporting ‘gross’ rights abuses

Libya continues to be embroiled in political strife and deadly violence – with all parties committing possible war crimes amid multiple armed conflicts affecting several regions and contributing to a general breakdown of law and order, according to a new United Nations human rights report released today.

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UN envoy seeks ‘full clarification’ on questions of UAE arms shipments to Libya

The UN’s outgoing Libyan envoy said on Thursday that he will seek “full clarification” from United Arab Emirates authorities following reports of leaked emails that suggest the country was shipping arms to its allies in Libya in knowing violation of a UN arms embargo.

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Leaked emails show UAE shipped weapons to Libya, violated UN resolution

The United Arab Emirates shipped weapons to its allies in Libya in violation of a UN resolution and with the apparent knowledge of the US government, according to leaked Emirati emails shared with the New York Times this week.

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Reporters Without Borders expresses “deep concern” over targeting of Libyan journalists

Libya’s journalists are increasingly under attack Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned, registering over 30 incidents this year of militia violence against members of the press corps.

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