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Gold, weapons, fighters: Sudanese Janjaweed’s international path to power

Perched on pick-up trucks adorned with machine guns and baskets of rocket-propelled grenades, the notorious Rapid Support Forces (RSF) were an unsettling sight for Khartoum when they began fanning out across the Sudanese capital earlier this year.

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US Africa Command says to continue military cooperation with Libya’s GNA to solve crisis

United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement on Tuesday that he new commander, Gen. Stephen Townsend accompanied by the new U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, met in Tunis with Fayez Al-Sarraj, Prime Minister of Libya.

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Tripoli Health Ministry condemns ‘‘systematic targeting’’ of civilians in Tripoli

The Tripoli Ministry of Health aligned to the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord condemned on Sunday what it called the ‘‘systematic and repeated attacks on civilian facilities, residential neighbourhoods and citizens that have put thousands at risk, displacement and death’’.

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Are Libyan Turks Ankara’s Trojan horse?

For enthusiasts of adventures in former Ottoman lands, Turkish connections are easy to find across the region. In Iraq and Syria, for instance, the Turkmen minorities have long been seen as handy mediums of Turkish influence, though the realities on the ground have sometimes defied the expectations — like the …

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Foreign intervention, discord at Security Council encouraged Libyan warring parties to fight

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said foreign intervention and lack of unified stance in the international community had encouraged the warring parties in Libya to keep the sounds of their arms loud.

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Libyan government source: French drones’ control room in Libya to back up Haftar

Aljazeera TV Channel has reported a high ranking government official at the Presidential Council as saying that a French military unit has set up a control room for drones at Sidra oil terminal in northern Libya amid France’s rejection that it has provided military support for Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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