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Kobler tells UN Security Council Hafter has a role

Khalifa Hafter must have a role in the unified Libyan army, UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler said today in New York. “I have always said that General Hafter must have a role … and I would like to sit together with him and discuss it” Kobler told a press conference after …

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‘Fighting to die’: Fresh IS attacks delay liberation of Sirte

With Islamic State (IS) forces now carrying out attacks outside Sirte, the final offensive to liberate the town has been delayed while Libyan forces secure the surrounding desert area. “Daesh are becoming active again outside the town and have started targeting us on the road between Sirte and Misrata,” fighter …

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Libya conflict keeps 279,000 children out of school: UN

The United Nations warned on Monday that the Libyan conflict was preventing some 279,000 children from attending school across the war-torn country. “Recently released data from Libya’s Ministry of Education paints an alarming picture of education access,” the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.

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