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EU Parliament calls for sanctions against Wagner, demands Russia to withdraw mercenaries from Libya

The European Parliament has called on the EU to impose sanctions on Wagner, a paramilitary group linked to Kremlin, for committing human rights violations in several countries, including Libya.

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Power politics take centre stage in Paris as Libya edges towards elections

Diplomats and western leaders are pinning their hopes for Libya’s stability on Friday’s gathering in Paris, in one final push to pressure the country’s rival politicians into holding planned presidential elections in six weeks.

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Why does the Arab League condemn Turkey’s efforts in Libya and stay silent about Israel?

Earlier this week, a Libyan private jet landed in Israel’s Ben Gurion airport carrying close aides of Libyan warlord General Khalifa Haftar. The identities of those onboard were not disclosed, but an Israeli journalist revealed that the jet took off from the UAE and that its next destination after Israel …

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The Libya Stabilisation Conference was all talk and little substance

The Libya Stabilisation Conference convened in Tripoli on 21 October without any clear agenda or specific objectives. As a result, there were very few realistic expectations. The one-day event brought together representatives of over 30 countries as well as the African Union, the European Union, the Arab League and the …

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Libya Stabilisation conference’s concluding nine-point statement reiterates 24 December election date

The Libya Stabilisation Conference’s concluding nine-point statement delivered today by Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush reiterated the need for elections to be held on the prescribed time of 24 December this year. There had been some expectations that the conference could be used as the springboard to delay the elections to …

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Libya conference seeks support, transparency ahead of elections

Libya’s fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election.

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