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American arms dealer who attempted sale of Russian-made missiles to Libya sentenced to 30 years

A 53-year-old naturalised American citizen was handed a 30-year prison sentence by a Los Angeles federal court for attempting to sell surface-to-air missiles to Libyan militants and other groups in the Middle East. Rami Najm Asad-Ghanem pleaded guilty to multiple federal crimes at his November trial.

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Uneasy calm descends on Tripoli frontlines as Haftar’s forces advance on Gharyan fails

As southern Tripoli frontlines have been seeing an uneasy calm with some intermittent clashes between the Libyan Army forces and Khalifa Haftar’s forces, the latter, positioned in Urban town between Gharyan and Tarhouna, have attempted to advance on Gharyan but failed.

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Tripoli condemns torture and killing of prisoners

The Tripoli Ministry of Health aligned to the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord condemned what it called the “heinous practices of killing prisoners after torturing them and abusing their bodies in ways that violate all local and international laws and customs”.

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Libya’s General Staff calls for probing torture marks on bodies returned by Haftar’s forces

The Libyan General Staff called on all judicial authorities and the public prosecutor as well as the military prosecutor to start investigating the torture marks on the bodies returned by Khalifa Haftar’s forces to the Red Crescent, asking them to bring the perpetrators to justice in local and international courts.

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Haftar launched 37 attacks on health facilities in Libya: UN

More than 37 attacks have been reported against health workers, health facilities and ambulances in Libya since the self-styled Libyan National Army led by rogue General Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in early April to capture the capital of Tripoli, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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