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Libya Defense Minister to Asharq Al-Awsat: ISIS Cells are Present in Tripoli

The Defense Minister in the cabinet of Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj stressed that holding elections in the country was enough to unite state institutions and eliminate terrorism.

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Sebha 6th Infantry Brigade declares ceasefire and allegiance to Hafter LNA

The Sebha-based 6th Infantry Brigade declared a unilateral ceasefire and re-assured its allegiance to the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA). In its statement issued yesterday, the 6th Infantry Brigade also stressed that it will “defend itself” against any attacks from those it described as “outlaws and criminal gangs”.

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Cairo meetings illegal and totally rejected, High Council of State official says

The Chief of the Defense and Security Backup Commission at the High Council of State (HCS) Belqasim Deberz, said the HCS rejects the meetings in Egypt between delegates of the Presidential Council headed by its chief of staff Abdelrahman Al-Taweel and those of Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army headed by his …

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Zintani forces takeover of coastal road km 23 checkpoint labelled unlawful

A move yesterday by what have been labelled as ‘‘Zintani forces’’ led by Emad Trabilsi to take over control of the 27 km checkpoint on the main Tripoli-Zawia coastal road was branded as unlawful. The vehicles involved in checkpoint takeover were marked Special Operations Force.

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Leaked letter: Al-Sirraj abandoned his forces; Haftar armed mercenaries to kill Libyans

Libyan Defense Minister, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, has urged the deputy head of the Presidential Council Fathi Al-Mijibri to announce the outcome of the investigations into Brak Al-Shaati incident, which found him not guilty of any responsibility – he said.

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Libyan militias continue to benefit from external weapons support: UN Libya Experts Panel report

Armed groups within Libya continue to benefit from external support including the provision of materiel, targeted airstrikes at night and sophisticated munitions, the UN Libya Experts Panel report states in its section on the implementation of the arms embargo.

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Clashes continue in Sebha as Tebu denounce PC and call for an independent fact-finding mission

Communal fighting has continued in Sebha with locals saying ten civilians and eight combatants had died as violence continues between the Tebu and Awlad Suleiman tribes following a spike last month.

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