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UN: Haftar using mercenaries and arming Sudan rebels

The United Nations has released a report which details how Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar has been providing military support for Sudanese rebel groups since his armed forces took control of Al-Jufra and Brak Al-Shati in Libya.

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Clashes continue in Sebha as Tebu denounce PC and call for an independent fact-finding mission

Communal fighting has continued in Sebha with locals saying ten civilians and eight combatants had died as violence continues between the Tebu and Awlad Suleiman tribes following a spike last month.

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Algeria’s Libya Problem

Algeria has a problem knocking on its door: Libya. A relative powerhouse in North Africa, a combination of political and economic issues has weakened Algeria in recent years, limiting its engagement in Libya while it dealt with its more immediate concerns at home. Despite these challenges, Algeria may step up …

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Stranded in Libya: ISIL’s Tunisian women and children

Baraa Zayani is nearly four years old and has spent more than half of his life in a Libyan prison. His only offence: he was born to a Tunisian father, now deceased, who joined the ranks of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) abroad.

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UN calls for urgent protection for Tawergha internally displaced

The UN Humanitarian organisations and partners in Libya are deeply concerned about the situation faced by Tawergha men, women and children who are unable to return home and currently living in makeshift-tented settlements with precarious conditions in Qararat al-Qataf and Hwara.

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Presidential Council hails efforts of its forces in Sabha, vows more support

The Presidential Council (PC) issued a statement praising the success of “army forces” in thwarting attacks in Sabha, reaffirming that more support will be given to them in order to help them defeat the “mercenaries’ attacks.”

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