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Libya’s Interior Minister: UN too scared to stop violations of arms embargo, naming UAE as biggest breacher

The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha has disclosed that fear among key members of the UN security council of taking on the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Egypt has allowed the three countries to carry out a wholesale breach of the UN weapons embargo to Libya.

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Germany’s Merkel urges Libyan PM al-Sarraj to sign ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday, a German government spokesman said in a statement, urging him to move quickly towards signing a ceasefire, Reuters reports.

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National human rights group voices concern over shelling on Tripoli’s neighborhoods

The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has stated that the neighborhood of Shurfat Milaha, which is close to Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, is plagued by indiscriminate shelling which caused fatalities and destruction to their homes and local properties.

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Stephanie Williams to act as UNSMIL head until Salame replacement agreed

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced yesterday that Stephanie Williams will be his Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) with immediate effect.

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