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Misrata, Tawergha sign peace agreement

The final reconciliation agreement, reached by the joint reconciliation committee of  Misrata and Tawergha, was officially endorsed in Tripoli on Monday, a move that would allow thousands of Tawerghan IDPs to return to their ghost town after more than six years of displacement.

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UN report cites numerous sources of illegal funding for Libyan militias

A UN report has concluded that ‘‘a variety of sources of funding are available to (Libyan) armed groups’’, assessing that there are ‘‘four important sources of funding: fuel smuggling, trafficking in persons, interference with institutions and the local arms trade. Previous findings on income from other criminal activities and State …

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UN reports numerous Libya arms embargo violations on both sides of the conflict

A United Nations report concludes that arms have continued to be illicitly transferred to and from Libya on a regular basis. It states that materiel entering Libya has been of an increasingly sophisticated nature. External assistance to armed groups has also increased with fighting groups expanding their air forces, which …

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BDB says United Arab Emirates wants to dominate Libya

The Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) has accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of waging a “systematic war on Benghazi and Cyrenaica”. It had branded the BDB a terrorist group, because the BDB stood between it and its attempt to dominate Benghazi .

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Militias continue to dominate and destabilize Libya: UN report

A report by the United Nations has confirmed the extent to which militias in Libya still dominate the country in the absence of a regular army and police force. It highlights how militias are often motivated by power and financial reward rather than loyalty to the internationally-recognized Presidency Council. It …

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Tobruk parliament places President of High State Council Al-Sawihili on “terror” list

The Defence and National Security Committee of House of Representatives has issued a “terrorism” list that included 75 lawmakers, politicians, military officers, clerics, activists and journalists; all are foes of Dignity Operation.

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