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Libyans fear military intervention could set country ablaze

Western nations are close to launching an intervention against the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya despite concerns on the ground that further international involvement in the country could make the situation worse, a military spokesperson in the western city of Misrata has told Middle East Eye.

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No UN sanctions yet, HoR cannot unilaterally amend Libya deal: Kobler

The UN is not yet looking at sanctions against Libyan figures viewed as trying to sabotage the Libyan Political Agreement, UN Envoy Martin Kobler has said. The aim at present, he explained at a press conference this morning in Tunis, is to broaden its support basis so that as many …

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NATO arranges for a decision to intervene in Libya

European sources said that some members of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are closely thinking about military intervention to strike terrorism strongholds inside Libya, in the wake of Libyan political factions’ inability to form government approved by the international community, despite the international community’s decision based on the outcomes of …

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Al-Qaeda leader menaces West if they enter Libya

A leader in Al-Qaeda group in the Islamic Maghreb warned the West against intervention in Libya, calling on all Libyans to unite to ditch democracy, describing the Prime Minister of being an ally of the West, according to him, Aljazeera net reported.

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Mogherini confirms EU €100 million for Serraj government

The EU’s foreign affairs head, Federica Mogherini, has confirmed that the EU will make available €100 million to the Government of National Accord led by prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj immediately it starts work. She reiterated the pledge at a news conference following talks in Tunis with prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj.

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Kobler to continue efforts to bring opponents onboard Skhirat agreement; pursues security as the top issue

Despite the setback on Friday when the General National Congress president Nuri Abu Sahmain and his allies rejected an appeal by UN Special Envoy Martin Kobler to back the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and the national unity government, Kobler says he will continue trying to convince them and others opposed …

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Libya rival governments sign disputed unity deal

Rival Libyan politicians signed Thursday a deal on a unity government despite opposition on both sides, in what the United Nations described as a “first step” towards ending the crisis.

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