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United Nations Calls for End to Violence in Sabha, Supports Investigation and Mediation Efforts

Tripoli, 18 January 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses deep concern about the continuing violence in the city of Sabha which has resulted in the loss of life and property. The Mission calls for the immediate end to the armed clashes and supports efforts to …

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Libyans Need Help Standing Up to Extremists

Libyans were due to celebrate today — not Christmas Eve, of course, but the anniversary of their independence from British and French military rule in 1951. Tragically, the official festivities had to be canceled, after Libya suffered its first suicide bomb attack on Sunday: 13 soldiers were killed at an army checkpoint …

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Libya: National Security Council Looks At Situation in the Country and Latest Developments in Libya

Carthage — The national Security Council met on Thursday evening in Carthage palace, under the chairmanship of the president, the prime minister and the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) speaker to look at the situation in the country and the latest development in Libya, a presidency statement released on Wednesday reads.

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Can Washington Help Avert Libya’s Downward Spiral?

The autonomy of militias and an inadequate security sector are threatening Libya’s stability and transition to democracy, warns Frederic Wehrey after returning from a trip to the country. In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, Wehrey analyzed the worsening crisis …

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