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Tabu tribe calls for an international investigation into violations against them

Components of the Tabu tribe demanded in a statement the release of their abducted sons immediately and unconditionally, calling on the Security Council and the international community to intervene urgently, to protect civilians and form an international commission, in order to investigate violations in the city of Murzuk, in accordance …

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Libya, what after the National Conference?

The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, told Al-Jazeera TV, on Wednesday, that the current conflict in Libya is on the wealth and not ideological dispute. He added that the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) doesn’t differentiate between the Libyan factions that abuse the humanitarian law.

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UN Security Council voices support for forthcoming Libyan National Conference

The UN Security Council has emphasized in a statement on Libya published on Wednesday full support for the Head of the UNSMIL, Ghassan Salame, and the whole mission as they seek to mediate a political way forward in Libya that would lead to credible and peaceful elections.

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Whose side is Russia on in Libya?

On March 17, Khaled al-Mishri, president of Libya’s High Council of State (HCS), arrived in Moscow at the invitation of the Federal Council, Russia’s upper house of parliament, to discuss bilateral relations and ways to tackle Libya’s ongoing political crisis. Mishri was received by Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the Russian council, and also held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, …

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Grand Mufti demands agenda of UN-backed National Conference be made public

Libya’s top religious cleric Shaikh Sadiq Al-Gharyan said on Wednesday that Libyans should not take part in the UN-backed National Conference until they know the agenda and names of the attendees.

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UN to hold Libya conference in April to avoid military showdown

The United Nations will hold a conference inside Libya in April to discuss elections as a way out of the country’s eight-year-long conflict, a UN envoy said on Wednesday, although it remains to be seen whether powerful factions will attend.

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