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Egypt’s military intervention in Libya

Statements on Egypt’s apparent intention to intervene in Libya caused many observers to recall the sole military incident between Egypt and Libya, which occurred in 1977. However, today’s crisis is nothing like that of 1977’s crisis. Libya’s Colonel Muammar Qaddafi was a leader who is all about slogans. Back then, he dared …

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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States

Representatives of the governments of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States met today to express their deep concern about the political and security challenges facing Libya and the impact of these challenges across North Africa and the Sahel region. We call upon all parties in Libya to …

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What Libya says about intervention

Last month, American diplomats and Marines were evacuated from Tripoli. The 2011 international coalition intervention in Libya was supposed to be a step forward for the Responsibility to Protect doctrine – the notion that if a state fails to protect its citizens from mass atrocities, it becomes the international community’s responsibility …

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Statement by the Spokesperson on the first meeting of the Libyan Council of Representatives

“We welcome today’s first meeting of the Council of Representatives in Libya. This is an extremely important step towards putting Libya’s democratic transition back on track and helping restore law and order to the country. We encourage the Council of Representatives to carry out its tasks in a spirit of …

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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States

The governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States commend the members of the Libyan Council of Representatives for beginning their work today. The convening of the council is an important step towards putting Libya’s democratic transition back on track and helping restore law and order …

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Africa: Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin – We Must Act Now to Stop It

With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumental, especially …

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