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Only HoR can sack me: Interior Minister Sinki

The Minister of Interior Omar Al-Sinki, has it seems, not accepted his dismissal by Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni. In a statement posted today on his Ministry of Interior’s Facebook page Sinki said that only the HoR had the authority to sack him and held Thinni responsible for the consequences of his …

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The Dawn Divides: The Islamic State And Libya's Inter-Islamist War

Libya’s political and security situation is once again in flux as alliances shift with circumstances. In mid-summer 2014, political and militia forces based in Misrata formed the Libya Dawn coalition as a unified opposition front to Qaddafi-era military officerKhalifa Hiftar’s Operation Dignity assault on Islamists in Benghazi. Yet its initial …

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The Dawn Divides: The Islamic State And Libya’s Inter-Islamist War

Libya’s political and security situation is once again in flux as alliances shift with circumstances. In mid-summer 2014, political and militia forces based in Misrata formed the Libya Dawn coalition as a unified opposition front to Qaddafi-era military officerKhalifa Hiftar’s Operation Dignity assault on Islamists in Benghazi. Yet its initial …

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Ghadames dialogue seen as positive: Congress delegates accept Geneva decisions

The UN-brokered dialogue talks between the rival political groups took a significant step forward today with delegates from the continuing General National Congress ending their boycott and attending the latest session, in Ghadames.

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EU Warns Spoilers of Evasive Dialogue Process in Libya

Brussels— European Union foreign ministers warned Monday the “spoilers” of the evasive “dialogue process” that is being sponsored by the United National in Libya saying it would be willing to take restrictive measures against them.

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Libya’s downward spiral

The uprisings in Benghazi that sparked the fall of the Qadhafi regime began on 15 February 2011. Four years on from that euphoric time, few could have predicted just how bad things in Libya would become. While the challenges facing the country as it embarked upon the transition from authoritarianism …

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Libya's rogue general denies bid to oust prime minister

A leading Libyan military commander has denied he ordered the prime minister’s convoy to be blocked late last week. General Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army and operating with the authority of the internationally recognised parliament in Tobruk, tweeted his denial after Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani’s visit to Benghazi.

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Libya’s rogue general denies bid to oust prime minister

A leading Libyan military commander has denied he ordered the prime minister’s convoy to be blocked late last week. General Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army and operating with the authority of the internationally recognised parliament in Tobruk, tweeted his denial after Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani’s visit to Benghazi.

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