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Egyptians kidnapped in Libya have been killed, claims victim’s brother

The brother of one of the 15 Egyptians who were abducted and tortured by an armed gang in Libya has claimed that they have been killed by the kidnappers. According to Hamada Salah Sayed, he received a WhatsApp message, allegedly from the kidnappers, saying that his brother and his 14 …

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Blockade in west Tripoli continues over arrest of local warlord

Streets in several areas of western Tripoli remained blocked today for the third day running today as a local militia continued to try to force the release of their commander, Adel Sifau. Locally known as “Shita”, he was arrested on Friday by the Rada (”Deterrence”) forces following a series of …

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Angry Fezzan HoR members suspend HoR membership over region’s woes

A number of members of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the south of the country have suspended their membership in protest over the on-going blackouts in region as well as the lack of fuel and cooking gas. They claim that while the power shortages in and around Tripoli have …

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Haftar has contracted US Blackwater military company to help in war on Benghazi

The pilots who are conducting airstrikes in support for the rogue General Khalifa Haftar and are taking off from Kharuba airbase near Al-Marij city are private military contractors that have been hired as mercenaries by Haftar, reported War is Boring website.

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Eastern Libyan army commander signs arms deal with Russia despite UN embargo

A deal between the commander of Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar, who leads the forces of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR), signed a deal with the Russian government that would see $2 billion dollars worth arms coming to his self-proclaimed army, an HoR members, Ismaeil Al-Ghoul, revealed to the …

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Human Rights Watch criticises ICC for lack of new Libyan war crimes cases

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been sharply criticised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for not launching new investigations into war crimes in Libya.

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