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East Libyan forces heading south to secure oil sites

Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that may alarm the authorities in Tripoli in the west, Reuters reports.

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Gaddafi’s Son Supports Libya Presidential Vote as Soon as Possible – Report

Weeks earlier, Saif Islam Gaddafi’s team sent a letter to the Russian president and a top foreign policy official asking them to support the established road map for Libyan reconciliation and all citizens’ involvement in the settlement process. However the letter didn’t specify candidates that intend to run for the …

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UN humanitarian chief deeply concerned over substantial civilian casualties in Libya’s Derna

Increasing hostilities in the oil-rich city of Derna are becoming an increasing source of concern said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya on Friday, following an intensification in fighting which has resulted in “substantial civilian casualties”.

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Libya: Another year of bloody crisis caused by Western meddling

2018 has been another rough year for Libya, which has seen no peace since its government was destroyed by NATO bombardment in 2011.

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Chadian opposition mercenaries killed by locals while breaking into neighbourhood in Sabha

Three of Chadian opposition mercenaries were killed at midnight on Tuesday in the city of Sabha. Local media reported according to sources from Sabha that the mercenaries were killed by locals from the city, adding that two others were captured, one of them injured.

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Why is Daesh’s threat in Libya is not taken seriously?

Between May and December last year Daesh attacked three sensitive government sites in the Libyan capital Tripoli causing deaths, injuries and extensive damages. All three sites symbolise state sovereignty and government control.

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