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Russian drive recruits hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters for Libya war: Report

The Russian military contractor Wagner Group accelerated its recruitment of Syrians to fight in Libya for eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in May, signing up hundreds of mercenaries who had previously fought against Russia-backed Syrian forces, a Reuters investigation has found.

Cairo Libya peace initiative seen as attempt to keep Hafter and Saleh relevant – so far ignored by Tripoli

At a Cairo press conference yesterday led by Egypt President Sissi, Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) head Ageela Saleh, and Libyan National Army (LNA) commander, Khalifa Hafter, launched a peace initiative for Libya. Much of the initiative is the recycling of what has passed before, including Saleh’s April eight-point initiative.