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Libyans don’t need more weapons

The United Nations is walking a tightrope in Libya. Last week, the UN Security Council passed a resolution condemning the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the latest non-state actor to emerge in the current chaos. Because of this threat, pressure is mounting on the UN to relax …

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Q&A: Pressure builds on Libya’s displaced

As fighting rages between rival groups in Libya, where two separate governments are struggling for control of the North African country, hundreds of thousands of residents have been uprooted from their homes. According to UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, more than 400,000 people have been internally displaced by the ongoing violence …

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Libya: ‘No one can win this war’

Tripoli, Libya – As the latest United Nations-brokered peace talks between Libya’s warring factions convened in Skhirat, Morocco, fierce fighting broke out on the weekend between militias in Tajoura, 30km east of Tripoli, killing over 21 people and wounding scores more.

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