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Libya and U.S. discuss security plan for next elections: 35,000 security personnel prepared

Libya’s Minister of Interior, Khaled Mazen, discussed yesterday with U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, the plans and programmes carried out by the Ministry to secure the upcoming 24 December 2021 elections, and aspects of cooperation between the two countries, especially in the security aspect.

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Algeria hopes to play ‘effective role’ in Libya after ministerial meeting, analysts say

Algeria’s announcement that it is hosting a ministerial meeting in the presence of the foreign ministers of Libya’s neighbouring countries at the end of the month has raised some questions about the summit’s objectives and how it could be linked to the upcoming elections and those standing in them.

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From Syria to Libya: Inside the booming drugs trade thriving on regional chaos

An investigation by Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, The New Arab’s Arabic-language sister publication, has shed light on a drug-smuggling network between Syrian and Libyan ports led by a convicted criminal with dual nationality who works in eastern Libya with the support of Khalifa Haftar’s allies.

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US ‘diplomatic muscle’ can boost Libyan transition, says former UN Envoy Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams, the former acting UN Envoy to Libya, explains the background and prospects for the UN-mediated political transition in Libya; the roles of the US, Turkey, and Russia in the diplomatic process; whether Gen. Khalifa Hifter is strengthened by the unity agreement; and the prospects for elections in December …

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Interior Minister denies Tunisia’s claims about terrorists’ presence in Libya’s Al-Watiya AB

The Libyan Interior Minister Khaled Mazen has denied the Tunisian claims that there are terrorists in Al-Watiya airbase (AB), urging in a letter to the Head of the Interpol Office for a reply to Tunisian authorities that such a claim is baseless.

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Ageela Saleh: Aldabaiba increased centralization, lack of elections may cause chaos, army needs more money, Turkey should be punished

House of Representatives (HoR) head, Aguila Saleh, stressed that the unified Libyan government led by Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba did not unify the country’s institutions and that the unification of these institutions means the participation of all regions in power from ministers to embassies to investment companies, explaining that the government …

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Lavrov: Foreign Troops Withdrawal From Libya Should Be Synchronised and Implemented Step-By-Step

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed the belief on Thursday that foreign forces withdrawal from Libya should be synchronised in order not to violate the existing balance of powers in the country.

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Libyan Foreign Minister asks Russia to help in unifying military institution

The Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush called Thursday on her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to help Libya in its quest to unify the military institution, adding in a joint conference in Moscow, which she visited to carry out bilateral discussions, that Russia had an active role in its serious stance …

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