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Libya’s Interior Minister visits Turkey to activate joint agreements, including security ones

The Interior Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fathi Bashagha visited Turkey on Monday and met with the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral relations and the current war on Tripoli led by “warlord Khalifa Haftar” as Bashagha repeatedly described him. 

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Guards repel assault on Libya’s biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages

An armed group attacked Libya’s largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s effort to capture the capital Tripoli, Reuters reports.

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In the Middle East, a new military crescent is in the making

With the breakout of the Arab Spring more than eight years ago, pro-democracy activists in the Arab world and elsewhere were hopeful that the tide of democratic change might have finally reached its shores. Many who had criticised the likes of American scholar Samuel Huntington, who saw democracy as an …

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