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New association formed by Haftar to take over public and private properties

The Head of General Mobilization Authority in eastern Libya, Oun Al-Furjani, said the General Command of Dignity Operation of Khalifa Haftar had established this authority to have factories under its own supervision and management.

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Libyan parliament demands a no-fly zone for military aircraft to protect civilians

Tripoli-based House of Representatives called in a statement on Wednesday the UN Security Council to ban military aircraft from flying over Libyan territory to protect civilians from the air attacks carried out by Haftar forces and his foreign backers.

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Libya’s Dangerous Political Stalemate

Since mid-2014, when the ongoing low-level civil war erupted in Libya after the failure of the post-revolutionary political reconciliation process, the UN has vainly attempted to push competing Libyan factions toward a compromise. Different UN special envoys launched processes of reconciliation and accommodation that inevitably collided with a complex matrix …

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Libya: GNA calls on UN Security Council to hold supporters of Haftar to account

The Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged a formal protest with the UN Security Council over the Haftar forces’ shelling of Mitiga and Misrata airports. It calls on the Council to assume its responsibilities and hold Haftar’s supporters accountable for the aggression launched against Tripoli.

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UN envoy says Skhirat agreement can be amended, no military solution to Libya’s crisis

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said there is no harm in amending the Skhirat agreement that formed the current “Government of National Accord” and its Presidential Council on the condition that it remains the main foundation for any political process until it is replaced when elections are held …

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Can Germany succeed in tackling the Libya crisis?

Germany is to host an international meeting on Libya sometime before the end of October – some say before the end of the year. This is the latest attempt to find a solution to the conflict in the North African country that has been beset by unrest for almost nine …

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