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Libya’s capital hosts first international anti-terrorism conference

Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of the Presidential Council organized the first international anti-terrorism conference in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on Sunday under the slogan “Fighting Terrorism: Reality and Challenges.”

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Kidnapping business thrives in Libya

The last time Arwa el-Shershary saw her three children — Dahab, Abd and Mohammad — was on Sept. 2, 2015. They were on their way to school when armed men stopped their vehicle in Surman, a city in Libya’s northwest. After shooting the driver five times in the leg, the …

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LNA forces arrive in southern Libya as PC committee arrives seeking reconciliation

The Hafter-alligned Libyan National Army’s (LNA) Tarik Ben Zeyad brigade arrived at the Tamenhint airbase Friday morning with military logistics and armoured vehicles. LNA forces also arrived at Brak Al Shatti airbase as part of the LNA’s “Law enforcement” operation in reaction to the ongoing fighting in the south of …

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Libya east forces say Tripoli SDF handed over Benghazi fighters detained in Tripoli

The media outlets and social media of east-based Libya self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar claimed Thursday that the Tripoli-based Special Deterrence Force (SDF) handed over fighters from the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) who were detained in Mitiga prison.

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Situation of human rights in Libya continues to deteriorate: UN Libya Experts Panel report

In the section on violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, the UN Libya Experts Forum report said that ‘‘The situation of human rights in Libya continues to deteriorate, highlighted by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the end of his visit to Libya on 12 October …

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UN: Haftar using mercenaries and arming Sudan rebels

The United Nations has released a report which details how Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar has been providing military support for Sudanese rebel groups since his armed forces took control of Al-Jufra and Brak Al-Shati in Libya.

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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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Stranded in Libya: ISIL’s Tunisian women and children

Baraa Zayani is nearly four years old and has spent more than half of his life in a Libyan prison. His only offence: he was born to a Tunisian father, now deceased, who joined the ranks of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) abroad.

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