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Libya oil production plummets as tribes fight to control field in south

Ubari, a ramshackle desert hub hundreds of miles from Libya’s populous cities on the Mediterranean coast, was once a favored tourist destination, a picturesque pocket of the Sahara with dramatic sand dunes, oases and volcanic mountains. Now, however, it’s best known for a bloody power struggle in the desert near …

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UNSMIL Urges Speedy Concrete Measures to Consolidate Ceasefire, Expresses Concern about Breaches

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses concern about the reported breaches of the ceasefire that the parties to the conflict had unilaterally declared earlier. The Mission urges the parties to discuss and commit to speedy concrete measures to consolidate the truce and tackle any violation.

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Turkey’s proxy war in Libya

Why did Saqr Geroushi, the commander of Operation Dignity’s Libyan air force recently announce that the forces under his command would shoot down Turkish aircraft that entered Libyan airspace without permission? Turkey’s reaction was swift. Its Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the threat and indirectly chastised the forces under the …

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