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“This War Is Out of Our Hands”

For almost a decade, Libya has been riven by increasingly internationalized conflicts, stemming from local and regional fissures during the 2011 anti-Qadhafi revolution and the NATO-led intervention. In the wake of that conflict, foreign missteps and the failures of Libyan elites to produce political unity and workable institutions opened the …

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EU plans to lift sanctions on Aqilah Saleh, Nuri Abu Sahmain, and Khalifa Al-Ghwell

The European Union is planning to remove the Speaker of House of Representatives in Tobruk Aqila Saleh from its sanctions blacklist to encourage peace efforts and ensure the EU plays a central role in any negotiated settlement, three diplomats said, according to Reuters.

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Divided Europe: How the West lost influence in Libya’s war

After nine years of fighting in Libya, Western powers have failed to stop the fragmentation of the country, which has been torn apart by warring political factions, local tribal leaders and militias, as well as foreign powers and thousands of mercenaries.

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EU presses for cessation of ‘foreign calls’ for mobilization in Libya

The European Union(EU) called on all regional actors in the Libyan conflict to stop inciting mobilization in Libya, saying that the threats to resort to military intervention are not only dangerous, but further exacerbate the conflict between the Libyan parties.

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‘Take a more robust role’: US hits out at Europe over Libya inaction

A senior United States diplomat has urged Europe to take “a more robust role” in the Libyan conflict, starting with a focus on Russian military contractor Wagner Group and the roles played by Russia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates – countries that are allegedly violating a UN arms embargo.

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