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Security tensions in Tripoli as armed conflict appears to be looming

Tens of armed vehicles with tens of armed fighters took to roads in Hay Al-Andalus neighborhood in Tripoli chanting words against the Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity Abdul Hamid Dbiebah, a sign described as a power show by armed factions loyal to Prime Minister-designate Fathi Bashagha.

Damage from Janzour militia clashes will result in power cuts and delay in Tripoli West power station coming online this summer: GECOL

Damage caused by last Saturday’s militia clashes in Janzour (west Tripoli) will result in power cuts and a delay in the completion of the Tripoli West Fast Track power station this summer, the Chairman of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) Wiam Abdali said today.

What is behind Libya’s recent crackdown on human rights and activists?

Over the last few months, Libya’s Internal Security Agency (ISA) has rounded up seven young Libyans, accusing them of very serious crimes including that of apostasy, contempt of Islam and spreading of atheism. Such accusations in the predominantly Muslim and overwhelmingly conservative country could be a death sentence, even if …