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Qatar opens up to Libya’s eastern camp after years of animosity

The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, visited Qatar on 10 September where he spoke with officials before meeting Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani. Saleh’s visit came two days after Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh left Doha, which suggests that the Gulf State is seeking to mediate …

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Al-Haddad discusses military cooperation with Italy

The Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Lieutenant-General Mohamed Al-Haddad, discussed with the Head of the Joint Operations Authority of the Italian Army, General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, mechanisms of cooperation between the two countries in the military aspect, especially in the field of training.

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Bashagha: I will hold constructive meetings with friendly countries to present plan for Libya stability

The Libyan Prime Minister, Fathi Bashagha, revealed Monday that he would hold “fruitful and constructive meetings with friendly and brotherly countries” to present his plan that focuses on “achieving stability, peace and prosperity for Libya and its people.”

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The National Interest reports on Turkish-hired Syrian mercenaries in Libya

On 5 September, journalists John Lechner and S. Asher published an article entitled ‘Inside the Bloody Business of Turkey’s Syrian Mercenaries’ for The National Interest. In the article, they explain how following General Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against the Government of National Accord (GNA) in 2019, the GNA requested Turkish military …

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Egypt exits Arab League meeting, opposing Libyan minister

Egypt’s foreign minister withdrew Tuesday from an Arab League session chaired by the chief diplomat of one of Libya’s two rival governments. The move was an apparent protest against her representing Libya at the pan-Arab summit. Egypt supports her administration’s rival.

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PeaceRep report on Fragmentation of Peacemaking in Libya

Peace and Conflict Resolution Evident Platform (PeaceRep) recently released a report entitled ‘Fragmentation of Peacemaking in Libya: Reality and Perception’ authored by Jalel Harchaoui, Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and Bernardo Mariani, Peace and Conflict Resolution Consultant at PeaceRep.

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Libyan MPs take aim at UK ambassador over GNU support

Some 53 members of Libya’s House of Representatives have signed a statement accusing the British ambassador to the country of interfering in Libyan affairs after she spoke on television of her work with the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU).

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