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Libyans fear military intervention could set country ablaze

Western nations are close to launching an intervention against the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya despite concerns on the ground that further international involvement in the country could make the situation worse, a military spokesperson in the western city of Misrata has told Middle East Eye.

Security arrangements to move the GNA to Tripoli

French sources said that that security arrangements are carried out between the military attaché for the United Nations mission in Libya, Paolo Serra, and the chief of the security committee formed by the Government of National Accord (GNA), Abdul-Rahman Al-Taweel, to help moving the GNA to Tripoli.

Haftar defiant despite divisions within Libyan army

In a rare public speech that lasted over an hour – a record – Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan army Khalifa Haftar on Saturday told an assembly of eastern Libyan representatives that his forces remained strong and that the “liberation of Benghazi from terrorism” was near thanks to popular and tribal …

NATO arranges for a decision to intervene in Libya

European sources said that some members of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are closely thinking about military intervention to strike terrorism strongholds inside Libya, in the wake of Libyan political factions’ inability to form government approved by the international community, despite the international community’s decision based on the outcomes of …

Libyan journalists: torture, displacement and raping

The Arabic newspaper, Al-Araby Al-Jadid, published a report, and LIBYAPROSPECT is translating here, tackling journalists’ statues inside Libya after the 17th February revolution. It said that after the revolution, a lot of TV stations, radio and newspapers were launched in Libya, so freedom space increased after decades of sole speech. …

Tebu – Tuareg peace deal shaken by renewed clashes

Heavy clashes shook Ubari this week, once again casting doubt on the dragged out peace talks between the Tebu and the Tuareg. The two communities are at war since August 2014, fighting for the control of the southwest Libyan desert oasis. Last November, representatives from both sides signed a peace …