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Joint Communique by League of Arab States, African Union and United Nations (UNSMIL)

1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a trilateral meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 25 October 2016 to discuss the situation in Libya and the means to further cooperation between the three organizations in order to advance …

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Arab League, African Union and UN move to coordinate Libya policy

UN Special Envoy Martin Kobler and former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, the African Union’s High Representative to Libya, have joined Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Cairo today for a trilateral meeting aimed at streamlining policy on Libya between the three bodies.

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Army Brigade Vows to Fight New Italian Colonialism in Libya

Italy could soon find itself entangled in another anti-colonial war on its doorsteps in its neighboring Libya which will cost it dearly in lives and definitely jeopardize its economic, political and cultural interests in this North African country for the foreseeable future.

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Where is Libya five years after Gadhafi’s death?

Moammar Gadhafi died five years ago today — ignominiously pulled from a drainage pipe and executed by a young fighter whose parents had likely been children themselves when the Libyan dictator first came to power in 1969.

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Major increase in US anti-IS airstrikes as BM forces go for the kill

There has been a marked ramp in air strikes on Sirte. In just three days US aircraft have struck 96 targets in the course of 36 sorties against IS positions. The extent of the devastation on buildings in the town’s Third District is clear from images posted online by Bunyan Marsous.

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Failing Libya

On 20 October 2011, former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Qadhafi was dragged out of his sewage-pipe hideout to meet his inglorious end. Five years on and things in Libya couldn’t be much worse. There is still no centralised authority; killing, abduction and torture are rife; the economy is almost on …

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