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Libya government ‘split over Haftar’s appointment as army chief’

Disputes emerge between Tobruk parliament ministers after general confirmed as leader of government forces, with reports that defence minister threatened to resign. A Libyan source in the Tobruk government, headed by Abdullah al-Thani, have told al-Araby al-Jadeed that sharp disputes erupted in the government’s ranks following the appointment of Khalifa …

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Libya government 'split over Haftar's appointment as army chief'

Disputes emerge between Tobruk parliament ministers after general confirmed as leader of government forces, with reports that defence minister threatened to resign. A Libyan source in the Tobruk government, headed by Abdullah al-Thani, have told al-Araby al-Jadeed that sharp disputes erupted in the government’s ranks following the appointment of Khalifa …

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Dialogue delegates head home from Morocco to report on progress amid renewed HoR threats to pull out

Delegates from both the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress (GNC) at the UN-brokered talks in Morocco met together for the first time today before breaking off to return to Libya and consult their colleagues on the framework for a government of national unity.

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Political dialogue resumes in Morocco as government forces announce 3-day suspension of air strikes

All 23 political delegates taking part in the UN-brokered dialogue process arrived in the Moroccan seaside resort of Skhirat, south of Rabat (not Marrakech as earlier mistakenly reported) this afternoon for the latest round of talks and almost immediately got down to business. The atmosphere is said to be positive …

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Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament ‘agrees’ to join unity government

Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament – House of Representatives (HoR) – is ready to join a government of national unity with a view to ending the country’s political crisis, a representative of the assembly at UN-backed peace talks in Morocco said on Thursday.

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UNSMIL Announces Libyan Political Dialogue to Resume this Week, Calls for Immediate Ceasefire

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announces that the next round of political dialogue will take place later this week in Morocco, after all the invited parties agreed to participate.

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After Morocco, UNSMIL political dialogue to move to Algeria

Following this week’s session of the UN-brokered dialogue in Morocco, due to start on Thursday, the 23 Libyan political participants will then head to Algeria early next week for a further meeting.

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