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Libyan government, parliament enter into standoff

Many Libya experts expected the arrival of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli to trigger violence between militias supporting it and those opposing it, but nothing serious has yet occurred. The government, brokered by the United Nations and headed by Fayez al-Sarraj, has installed itself with minimum trouble. …

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UN blacklists ship carrying east Libyan oil

The United Nations Security Council Libya sanctions committee blacklisted on Wednesday an Indian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil shipped by the Bayda government preventing it from entering any ports.

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Who will take on ISIL in Libya?

In the first visit of a foreign official to the United Nations-backed unity government that took office last week, the Italian Foreign Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, said his country was ready to play its part in Libya and cooperate with Tripoli on security and immigration.

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Keeping the Islamic State in check in Libya

After several failed attempts, the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) finally moved to Tripoli, arriving March 31. The international community praised the action, hoping it will be the first step toward not only unifying the country’s two rival governments but also coordinating a response to the Islamic State (IS).

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Italian foreign minister promises support for new Libya government

Italy’s foreign minister made a flying visit to Libya’s capital on Tuesday to pledge broad international support for the new UN-backed unity government as it attempts to consolidate its presence.

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Political chaos in Libya as unity government enters Tripoli

It has been an eventful week in Libyan politics; within days the country has gone from having two rival governments to three, with the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) moving into Tripoli. Soon thereafter, it was back to two as the Tripoli-based National Salvation Government (NSG) declared that it …

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Martin Kobler Congratulates CDA Members on Building Consensus on a Constitution Draft

The members of the Libyan Constitution-Drafting Assembly (CDA) concluded today, Wednesday 06 April 2016, a three-week Consultative Retreat aimed at building consensuses on Libya’s draft constitution. The Consultative Meeting was hosted by the Sultanate of Oman in Salalah and facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).

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