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Islamist government calls on UNSC to end Egyptian army attacks in Libya

A minister in Libya’s Tripoli-based Islamist government called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting to put an end to the Egyptian army’s “criminal operations” in Libya stressing that his government condemns terrorism and stands against it. During a press conference in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Foreign …

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Killers of Copts were “foreign nationals”: Libyan ex-minister

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Cairo has a diplomatic role to play in helping arrest Libya’s continuing slide into chaos and civil war, the country’s former foreign minister told Asharq Al-Awsat this week, as news emerged that the Egyptian Air Force had bombed several targets in Libya in retribution for the massacre of …

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Algeria refrains from open criticism of Egypt's Libya airstrikes

Algeria has been cautious about condemning the recent Egyptian intervention in Libya even though it has taken a principled position against international intervention in the ongoing conflict there. Algeria is, however, likely to be disappointed Egypt has breached existing understandings with Algeria to pursue a political solution to the crisis …

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Algeria refrains from open criticism of Egypt’s Libya airstrikes

Algeria has been cautious about condemning the recent Egyptian intervention in Libya even though it has taken a principled position against international intervention in the ongoing conflict there. Algeria is, however, likely to be disappointed Egypt has breached existing understandings with Algeria to pursue a political solution to the crisis …

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Could Libya’s IS suck Egypt into endless war?

In its classic show of brutality, the Islamic State (IS) terror group committed yet another appalling crime on Feb. 15 by murdering 21 Coptic Egyptians in Libya’s city of Sirte, where the group has been quietly consolidating its presence since it first came to the devastated coastal city a little over …

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