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Political dialogue resumes in Morocco as government forces announce 3-day suspension of air strikes

All 23 political delegates taking part in the UN-brokered dialogue process arrived in the Moroccan seaside resort of Skhirat, south of Rabat (not Marrakech as earlier mistakenly reported) this afternoon for the latest round of talks and almost immediately got down to business. The atmosphere is said to be positive …

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Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament ‘agrees’ to join unity government

Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament – House of Representatives (HoR) – is ready to join a government of national unity with a view to ending the country’s political crisis, a representative of the assembly at UN-backed peace talks in Morocco said on Thursday.

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Libya crisis ‘festering,’ UN envoy warns, urging decisive action to build national unity

The overall situation in Libya is “deteriorating rapidly” amid a growing terrorist threat and continuing violence, the United Nations envoy to the country warned the Security Council today, as he urged national stakeholders to move firmly in defining the country’s future.

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Libya PM: allies preparing 'Arab taskforce' to fight IS

Abdullah al-Thani says Jordan, Egypt, the UAE and Saudi Arabia close to creating force to tackle the Islamic State group, adding that Libya’s forces to be restructured by Jordan. The head of the Tobruk government in Libya, Abdullah al-Thani, has said that moves are under way to form a “pan-Arab” military force …

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Libya PM: allies preparing ‘Arab taskforce’ to fight IS

Abdullah al-Thani says Jordan, Egypt, the UAE and Saudi Arabia close to creating force to tackle the Islamic State group, adding that Libya’s forces to be restructured by Jordan. The head of the Tobruk government in Libya, Abdullah al-Thani, has said that moves are under way to form a “pan-Arab” military force …

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The rise and rise of Libya’s rogue general

n Monday, Libya’s House of Representatives, whose legitimacy has been questioned since the day it was elected by a mere 15 percent of the country’s eligible voters, decided to add more gasoline to the already raging fire that is the four-year civil war in the country. Despite the fact that …

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