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Libya’s New Civil War And What the United States Can Do About It

Washington must get tough on violations of the UN arms embargo and hold Libya’s warring sides accountable for their conduct; it must also pursue a more inclusive governance framework for Libya’s future—one that does not include Haftar.

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Haftar’s assault on Tripoli: What’s at stake for Libya?

Haftar’s attack has failed to achieve any of its objectives thus far, with his eastern-based forces struggling to break through the GNA’s front lines along the capital’s southern outskirts. Both sides have been fighting skirmishes within an area only a few kilometres wide despite interventions from the air force and …

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44 of Libya’s Parliament members in Tobruk call for pullout from UN-brokered political agreement

44 members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk rejected in a statement on Sunday the UN-brokerd Political Agreement signed in Morocco’s Skhirat resort in December 2015.

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France: Only political solution as per Paris, Palermo, and Abu Dhabi agreements can end Libya’s conflict

France said in a statement issued on Wednesday on its Foreign Ministry website that its stance is well known and unwavering, that is, only a political solution under the authority of the UN will make it possible to end the conflict in Libya.

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Libya’s EU ambassador: Haftar’s forces must return to previous positions to resume dialogue

The Libyan ambassador to the European Union Hafid Gadour said political dialogue in Libya won’t be resumed until Khalifa Haftar’s forces pull out to their previous positions, urging for international guarantees for a truce in Libya.

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Can there be a Peaceful Solution for Libya’s Conflict?

For the last four weeks, the Libyan capital of Tripoli has been the latest battlefield in Libya’s on-and-off war of the past five years. However, this time it is very different. It is on a much larger scale than ever before and for very different motives. Khalifa Haftar’s forces marched …

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