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Foreign intervention, discord at Security Council encouraged Libyan warring parties to fight

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said foreign intervention and lack of unified stance in the international community had encouraged the warring parties in Libya to keep the sounds of their arms loud.

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Libyan government source: French drones’ control room in Libya to back up Haftar

Aljazeera TV Channel has reported a high ranking government official at the Presidential Council as saying that a French military unit has set up a control room for drones at Sidra oil terminal in northern Libya amid France’s rejection that it has provided military support for Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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Tunisia Could Help Enforce Libya’s Arms Embargo

In 2020, when Tunisia begins its two-year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council, the country will have the biggest opportunity to influence international affairs since becoming a democracy in 2011. In response to the appointment, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui declared “Tunisia will be the voice of Africa …

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American arms dealer who attempted sale of Russian-made missiles to Libya sentenced to 30 years

A 53-year-old naturalised American citizen was handed a 30-year prison sentence by a Los Angeles federal court for attempting to sell surface-to-air missiles to Libyan militants and other groups in the Middle East. Rami Najm Asad-Ghanem pleaded guilty to multiple federal crimes at his November trial.

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