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Serraj and Ageela Saleh rivals to meet in Cairo on Saturday to discuss new cabinet

Faiez Serraj the head of Presidency Council (PC) has arrived in Cairo for a series of meeting the most important of which will be with the president of the House of Representatives, Ageela Saleh, for discussions over the proposed list of members of the new Government of National Accord (GNA).

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Libya’s oil woes threaten to plunge country into crisis

Libya’s unity government have made an urgent call for its allied fighters to stiffen their resolve after loyalist forces lost control of two vital oil terminals to rival eastern militias. The announcement came after militias loyal to the unrecognised Tobruk government seized two key export facilities. It happened just as …

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Militants claim French drone killed civilians

Four members of the same family, including two children, were reported to have been killed in a Benghazi airstrike today which Islamist militiamen are blaming on a French drone. The Benghazi Defence Brigade (BDB) has posted graphic video of a collapsed building in Ganfouda with crushed bodies inside. A later clip …

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Libya demands explanation over presence of French troops

TRIPOLI – The head of Libya’s unity government has asked for an official explanation from Paris about the presence of French troops in the conflict-ridden country, a statement said on Tuesday. Fayez al-Sarraj told French ambassador Antoine Sivan on Monday that their presence in the country’s east was “a violation …

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Serraj wants united army, admits “aid” from foreign special forces

Prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj has insisted that IS will only be defeated in Libya if there is a unified army, made up of military forces from all over the country. He has also confirmed the presence of foreign special forces in the fight against the terrorists.

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Shocking murders expose Libyan government’s weakness

On June 10, Libyans awoke to yet another horrific event — news of the shooting deaths of 12 men whose bodies were then disposed of at different locations around Tripoli. What actually happened and who is to blame remains far from clear. Emerging details suggest the same old pattern of armed militias claiming nominal loyalty to the government …

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