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Mogherini condemns Thinni assassination bid; HoR members appear in dark about events

The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has condemned yesterday’s assassination attempt in Torbuk against Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni. It was “an outrageous assault to further destabilise Libya”, she said. Libyans needed to unite, she added, in order to prevent such attempts “that undermine Libyan efforts to find a …

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EU to unveil latest plan to force states to absorb migrants fairly

The European Commission is due Wednesday to unveil its latest version of a controversial plan to force EU member states to more evenly absorb the wave of migrants making the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe.

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Tripoli leaders use migrant issue as they yearn for recognition

Europe cannot halt the deadly traffic of African migrants across the Mediterranean unless it ends a boycott of forces that have seized power in the Libyan capital and helps authorities there cope, the de facto government in Tripoli said.

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UN official warns of growing ISIL threat in Libya

A United Nations (UN) official has warned that the growing rise of the Takfiri ISIL terrorist group in Libya will pose a serious security threat if conflicting sides in the North African country do not reach an agreement to end hostilities and the chaotic situation that ISIL is exploiting.

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Minister warns of Libya’s division

Haitham al-Hadi Kamouka, the Libyan Information Ministry undersecretary — that is, the minister of the governing entity in Tripoli, Libya — visited Beirut on May 12-16 to meet with Lebanese officials. He came to convey his government’s view of the ongoing conflict in Libya. While here, he also issued a call to reporters to visit Tripoli. Al-Monitor met …

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