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Rival Libyan factions agree to Dec. 10 elections

Rival Libyan factions agreed on Tuesday on a declaration that would create a political framework to pave the way for UN-backed elections in December to end the country’s seven-year-old conflict.

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Libya’s Derna: A distress call amid continuous military escalation

The Local Council of Derna in eastern Libya has sent a distress call for all local and international organizations, UN, Arab League, African Union and others to help the civilian population amid deteriorated humanitarian conditions.

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The EU response to the Libyan crisis: shallow impact with a short-term vision

Seven years after the Arab uprisings, Libya’s deinstitutionalization of the established order is far from being a success story. In 2011, the ‘Arab Spring’ events were a surprise to the EU, its member states and western organizations. With the outbreak of the protests, the EU was forced to face the …

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Moral Failure in Libya

This essay examines the roots to the Libyan migration crisis and European culpability for documented human rights abuses. It argues that failed efforts to rebuild Libya following the 2011 humanitarian intervention combined with recent European policies to outsource responsibility for the migration crisis to Libya have created a perfect storm …

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International Group to sue two UN envoys to Libya at the ICC

International Group for Libya said Saturday it will lodge a lawsuit against UN envoy Ghassan Salame and the former envoy Bernardino Leon at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over violations leading to delaying Libyan political process.

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