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Sources: Russia recruiting youth from southern Syria to fight in Libya Sources: Russia recruiting youth from southern Syria to fight in Libya

Russia has started recruiting dozens of young people in Syria to fight in Libya alongside the forces of retired Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), local sources said yesterday.

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Pro-Haftar Al-Kani militias commit more atrocious crimes

Al-Kani (A.K.A. Al-Kanyat) militias, who are supporters of Khalifa Haftar’s forces, have committed more atrocities and kidnappings of Tarhouna-based persons, Head of Victims Organization for Human Rights, Nasser Al-Hawari, said Tuesday.

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The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests: a Chatham House study

A research paper published yesterday by Chatham House entitled ‘‘The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests’’, explores armed group–community relations in Libya and the sources of revenue that have allowed armed groups to grow in power and influence. It draws out the implications for policy …

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Public Eye: Swiss trader Kolmar is linked with network for smuggling Libyan fuel

A Journalist at the Swiss-based “Public Eye” organization, Agathe Duparc has said that the Swiss company “Kolmar Group AG” involved in smuggling Libyan oil between 2014 and 2016 had rented two underground warehouses in Malta to store the smuggled shipments.

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Egypt, UAE, Jordan and Belarus have supplied military equipment to Haftar in Libya, report says

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Khalifa Haftar had received – between 2015 and 2019 – armored vehicles from Jordan and UAE as well as fighter helicopters from Belarus and Egypt.

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