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Zintani forces takeover of coastal road km 23 checkpoint labelled unlawful

A move yesterday by what have been labelled as ‘‘Zintani forces’’ led by Emad Trabilsi to take over control of the 27 km checkpoint on the main Tripoli-Zawia coastal road was branded as unlawful. The vehicles involved in checkpoint takeover were marked Special Operations Force.

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Presidential Guard securing Tripoli-Zawia main coastal road

The Presidency Council/Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) created Presidential Guard (PG), the embryonic Libyan army in the west of Libya and the only army officially recognized by the international community, announced last week that it has secured the Tripoli-Zawia coastal road. This includes the key 17 km and 27 km …

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ANALYSIS: After Sabratha battle, scramble for western Libya is on

When a multi-million dollar Italian effort to stem migration from western Libya backfired and fuelled deadly clashes earlier this month, it brought together an odd set of alliances which could reshape the future of the country.

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October brings Italy highest flows of migrants from Libya

A series of shortcuts undertaken by the Italian government in Libya to stop migration flows in recent months has had serious repercussions. Earlier in October, the human smuggling hub of Sabratha erupted in battle between warring militias as a direct result of Italy’s interference in Libyan domestic affairs.

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