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Libya: Permanent Limbo or Refreshed Hope?

The situation in Libya seems irrevocably stalled. The internationally recognized government headed by Fayez al-Sarraj in Tripoli and the Abdullah al Thinni government in al Beida—supported by the legitimately elected parliament of 2014, now residing in Tobruk—are as distant as ever.

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Libya’s Foreign Militias

On March 13, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) issued a statement of concern at ongoing violence in Sabha, a city in Libya’s impoverished south where a flare-up in tensions since late January has to date killed at least six civilians.

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Khalid Al-Mishri elected to replace Al-Swahili as Head of Libya High Council of State

Khalid Al-Mishri, a member of Justice and Construction Party and Muslim Brotherhood, won the position of the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) over Abdelrhman Al-Sweihli by 64 votes to 45 in the second round of the elections session that took place in Tripoli on Saturday.

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Libyans called upon to participate in constitution referendum before elections

A member of the Board of Trustees of the International Union of Muslim Scholars has called upon the people of Libya to participate in the referendum on a new constitution and work towards reconciliation with each other in order to get through the crisis affecting the country, Quds Press has …

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Libyans sceptical over former anti-Gaddafi fighters’ Manchester links

Libyans with close ties to founding members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) have denied that the group had links to the family of a British-Libyan man responsible for last year’s Manchester bombing.

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