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US Africa Command says to continue military cooperation with Libya’s GNA to solve crisis

United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement on Tuesday that he new commander, Gen. Stephen Townsend accompanied by the new U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, met in Tunis with Fayez Al-Sarraj, Prime Minister of Libya.

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Are Libyan Turks Ankara’s Trojan horse?

For enthusiasts of adventures in former Ottoman lands, Turkish connections are easy to find across the region. In Iraq and Syria, for instance, the Turkmen minorities have long been seen as handy mediums of Turkish influence, though the realities on the ground have sometimes defied the expectations — like the …

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Foreign intervention, discord at Security Council encouraged Libyan warring parties to fight

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said foreign intervention and lack of unified stance in the international community had encouraged the warring parties in Libya to keep the sounds of their arms loud.

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Libyan government source: French drones’ control room in Libya to back up Haftar

Aljazeera TV Channel has reported a high ranking government official at the Presidential Council as saying that a French military unit has set up a control room for drones at Sidra oil terminal in northern Libya amid France’s rejection that it has provided military support for Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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UNSMIL says it’s following attempts to sell Libyan oil illegally

Deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Stephanie Williams said that the United Nations is closely following the attempts of the parallel oil institution under the eastern authorities in Libya to export oil, in violation of the United Nations resolutions, underscoring that the National Oil Cooperation …

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