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Professional and Ethical Standards Strengthened in Libyan Media

In discussions facilitated by UNESCO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, 20 senior owners and managers from Libyan media outlets, including television, print, radio and online media based both inside the country and abroad have jointly approved a statement which outlines their intention to improve professional …

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Fight ensues for position of Libyan ambassador to Cairo

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry is facing a strange diplomatic problem, as Mohamed Salah al-Dirsi, the acting Libyan ambassador in Cairo who was dismissed by the Libyan government, is fighting to maintain the position after the Libyan government appointed it to Tarek ibn Shoaib.

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The job goes on for ever-optimistic Leon

Bernardino Leon has been asked by UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon to continue to his special envoy to Libya following the refusal of both the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress (GNC) to approve the government of national unity and the Dialogue agreement by the deadline set …

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Libya rivals urged to sign peace deal, accept UN proposed unity government

World Leaders and the UN have urged Libya’s warring factions to approve a peace deal, after members of the rival parliament rejected a UN-proposed unity government, potentially scuppering attempts to end a year-long civil war.

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Tunisian journalists 'killed' by IS in Libya are alive: FM

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya and whose murder was claimed by the Islamic State group are alive, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said on Monday. Baccouche told private radio station Jawhara FM he had “irrefutable proof” that Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari – who have been missing …

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