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Tension rises in south Libya amid clashes with Chadian groups

The Mayor of Al-Sharqiyah municipality in southern Libya, Immhimmed Al-Arabi revealed that the battalions in the south gave the Chadian opposition groups stationed at the HQ of the Chinese company in the area until Wednesday to evacuate the site, stressing the continuation of the meetings of the committees formed within …

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Hafter launches Murzuq Basin military campaign in south

Khalifa Hafter, in his role as General Commander of the predominantly eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) launched military operation Murzuq Basin to “eliminate gangs, terrorist and criminals, that have been kidnapping and robbing in the south of the country”.

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At least one killed and others wounded in clashes with Chadian groups in the south

The Mayor of Al-Sharqiyah Imhimmed Arab, confirmed the killing of one person and the wounding of others as a result of clashes between Khalid Ibn Al-Walid Battalion and what he called the remnants of Chadian gangs in Umm al Aranib area in Murzuq.

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Opportunism As a Strategy

Owing to its intervention in the Syrian crisis, Russia is making a powerful comeback in the Arab world. In its efforts to pursue such a return, after years of being sidelined by Western powers, it is also playing a larger role in Libya.

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UNSMIL urges authorities to end foreign armed groups’ presence in Libya’s south

UNSMIL has deplored the deterioration of the security situation in Libya’s south. UNSMIL called on Friday on the Libyan authorities to take prompt and effective action against the lawlessness engulfing the southern region.

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Can Libya’s tribes help solve crisis?

In September, Libya’s capital Tripoli was the scene of violent clashes between rival militias that killed 96 people and injured 306 others. The clashes pitted forces from the 7th Brigade against a coalition of armed brigades in Tripoli, which include the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and the Deterrent and Intervention Joint Force of …

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Some of Libya’s parliament members call for interrogating Haftar

Several members of the House of Representatives (HoR) called in a session on Monday for interrogating the commander of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar, citing deteriorated security in areas under his control, adding that he is the only one who has information about what is happening in southern Libya.

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