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Tunisian journalists ‘killed’ by IS in Libya are alive: FM

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya and whose murder was claimed by the Islamic State group are alive, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said on Monday. Baccouche told private radio station Jawhara FM he had “irrefutable proof” that Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari – who have been missing …

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GNC changes mind and agrees to attend Geneva Dialogue talks; appoints new team leader

In a sudden further twist to its on-off relationship with the UN-brokered dialogue, the continuing General National Congress has agreed to turn up to tomorrow’s talks in Geneva, appointing its first deputy president, Awad Abdul Saddeq, as the new head of its four-man negotiating team.

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Rival Libyan parliament outraged by suggested foreign military support

Having been promised substantial support by fellow Arab countries to fight the Islamic State Group, the official Libyan government faces bitter accusations of treason by its political rival back home. The Arab League endorsed foreign military assistance to the Libyan army, angering the Libyan opposition, in whose view the army …

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Arab League calls on Libyans to support UN Dialogue, approves help from individual Arab states in fight against IS

At an emergency meeting in Cairo today, the Arab League authorised Arab states to provide support to government in Beida in the fight against terrorism. It said they could so individually or collectively, and that they could provide whatever assistance was deemed necessary.

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