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Russia’s Mediation Goals in Libya

On April 8, Russia blocked a resolution in the UN Security Council that would have called upon Libyan National Army leader Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive in Tripoli, which began on April 4.

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ICC ‘to deploy war crimes investigators to Libya’s Tripoli’

The International Criminal Court will deploy a team of investigators to Libya at the request of the internationally recognised government, as rogue general Khalifa Haftar presses an offensive to seize the capital, killing hundreds of civilians.

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UN condemns latest clashes in Libya’s Tripoli

The United Nations on Wednesday described the latest series of rocket fire in Libya’s capital Tripoli as the “heaviest fighting” since the outbreak began, and strongly condemned the shelling, Anadolu reports. A barrage of shells struck the Abu Salim neighborhood and districts of Algrarat and Salahuddin in the capital late …

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Qatari Foreign Minister Calls for Effective Arms Embargo Against Libya’s Haftar

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called for imposing an effective arms embargo on Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army’s (LNA) and suggested forcing the LNA leader to withdraw his troops from the territories seized during the army’s ongoing operation to liberate Tripoli.

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