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A Minister, a General, and the Militias: Libya’s Shifting Balance of Power

A sleepy town of smalltime farmers and traders, Sabratha sits on the Mediterranean seaboard just west of the capital Tripoli. It is most famous for its Roman ruins—a colonnaded city and a restored amphitheater that, under the late ruler Muammar Qaddafi, hosted floodlit performances of Puccini’s operas for busloads of …

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Now controlling two-thirds of Libya can Haftar take Tripoli?

Between January and February this year Libyan Armed Forces (LNA) led by Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar have captured almost the entire southern region, known as Fezzan, including all its oil fields and major population centres. Surprisingly, the advancing forces were welcomed by cheerful locals in almost every little village and …

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Sudanese rebels demand their wages for fighting alongside Libya’s Dignity Operation

Disputes among members of the Sudan Liberation Movement, known as “Minni Minnawi” has come to surface again, the Sudanese Centre for Press Services reported. A group of the movement’s fighters in Libya demanded leader of the movement (Minni Minnawi) to pay them for their participation in the recent battles with …

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WHO condemns continuous attacks on health care in Libya [EN/AR]

The World Health Organization (WHO) condemns the unceasing attacks on health care in Libya. On February 23, an armed man assaulted Doctor Nidhal Mohamed Ali, a WHO-contracted psychiatrist, inside a mental health clinic in Sabha. The mental health clinic is the only facility of its kind that serves Southern Libya, …

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