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With Libya now at a ‘critical stage,’ UN envoy says all parties must back political dialogue process

A peaceful transition in Libya will only succeed through a significant and coordinated effort in support of a future Government of National Accord and by ensuring that sufficient security is achieved throughout the country so that public administration can resume its key functions, the top UN official in Libya told …

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Zintan, Al-Rajban, Al-Zawiya sign ceasefire, Al-Zawiya revolutionaries reject

Zintan and Al-Rajban signed Tuesday a ceasefire agreement with Al-Zawiya to put an end for the ongoing bloodshed and to withdraw fighters back to their cities’ boundaries as well as to stop identity-based arrests and open the blocked roads to guarantee the safety of movement to and fro Tripoli.

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Seeking solutions to contain Libya's chaos

Just 100 kilometres east of the Tunisian border with Libya is the town of Sabratha. It is there, the Tunisian authorities report, that ISIS is operating a training camp whose “graduates” were implicated in both the June beach attack in Sousse and the March attack on the Bardo Museum in …

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Seeking solutions to contain Libya’s chaos

Just 100 kilometres east of the Tunisian border with Libya is the town of Sabratha. It is there, the Tunisian authorities report, that ISIS is operating a training camp whose “graduates” were implicated in both the June beach attack in Sousse and the March attack on the Bardo Museum in …

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Supporting Stabilization in Libya

Representatives of Libya’s warring parties are close to reaching a UN-mediated power-sharing agreement that would establish a Government of National Accord (GNA). Assuming it is finalized, the deal will be fragile. Its implementation will be fraught with tensions and can collapse at any moment under pressure from spoilers.

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European Committee of the Regions brings together Libyan mayors to pave the way for stability and development

The European Committee of the Regions received a delegation of Libyan mayors and local representatives on Thursday. In a meeting with CoR president Markku Markkula and various members of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM), the local leaders representing different Libyan municipalities expressed their wish to step up cooperation …

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Libya’s Tripoli assembly rejects UN peace plan, urges talks

The parliament based in the Libyan capital Tripoli has rejected a UN proposal to settle the nation’s political crisis but has expressed the desire for more talks towards an accord with its rival assembly in eastern Libya.

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