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Libya sparks Tunisia’s summer of concern

The village of Metouia, in the Tunisian southeast, in an unlikely late summer destination. Chemical pollution on the nearby coast and continued neglect of its date tree oases, since the 1970’s, have led to a steady decline of its appeal to outsiders. Throughout the years, it has been visited mainly …

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Egyptians fear Islamist militants gathering on Libyan border

A few days before he was elected Egypt’s president in May, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discreetly visited tribesmen living along the border with Libya. Tribal leaders there say Sisi, former head of the army, urged them to help Egypt confront what could be a security nightmare for the biggest Arab nation: …

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Forgotten War: Libya could become terrorist staging post

Libya’s on the way to becoming a terrorist outpost for possible future attacks on Europe. The prospect has been raised by Libya’s former Prime Minister who came to power following the overthrow of the Gaddafi regime. He recently fled the country, where rival militias run rampant, and are in de-facto …

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Libya: Border Security and Regional Cooperation

This rapid literature review examines security related developments that determine Libya’s relationships with its neighbours, namely Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia. The report also looks at the incentives for neighbouring countries to maintain or develop regional relationships or cross border mechanisms with Libya and the main challenges in …

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