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Turkey gains clout in Libya negotiations following Berlin conference

The Berlin conference on Libya ended Jan. 19 with domestic and foreign actors agreeing on fragile proposals to enforce an arms embargo and to work toward de-escalating a conflict that has gripped the nation since the fall of Col. Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

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Russia’s ‘leading from behind’ strategy on Libya

On Jan. 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Berlin for a Germany-sponsored peace conference on Libya. A few days earlier, Moscow, in partnership with Ankara, hosted its own talks between leaders of the warring parties — Libyan National Army’s commander Khalifa Hifter and chair of the Government of National Accord Fayez …

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On the sinister objectives of Abu Dhabi’s ‘crusade’ against political Islam

Abu Dhabi has firmly established itself as a cyber powerhouse, using its cyber capabilities not just for sabotage and espionage, but increasingly for subversion as well – that is, weaponising narratives to undermine civil society in the MENA region.

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Algeria ready to host dialogue between warring Libyan parties

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Sunday that Algeria is ready to host dialogue between all of the warring parties in Libya to find a political way out of the crisis, because it has a neutral relationship with all. Tebboune made his offer in a speech at the Berlin Conference on …

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Haftar at the gates: How Libya’s crisis forced Algeria to come out of diplomatic hibernation

The rapidly escalating Libyan crisis is wreaking havoc on Algeria’s doorsteps but President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has wasted no time since his inauguration in December to take the country out of its diplomatic hibernation to contain the growing threat to the east.

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