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Libya activists look to Biden to put screws on Khalifa Haftar

The UN-recognised government in Tripoli and its US allies are banking on the incoming President-elect Joe Biden administration to ramp up Washington’s focus on Libya and deal a death blow to the political ambitions of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.

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Another woman has been murdered in Libya, but no one is being held accountable

A well-known lawyer and human rights activist was gunned down in Benghazi, Libya, on 10 November. Hanan Al-Barassi, known as the “Granny of Burqa”, was murdered at around 2pm in one of the city’s busiest streets. According to Benghazi’s security directorate, a group of “unidentified masked men” first tried to …

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Libyan ceasefire agreement faces hurdles due to foreign intervention

The signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement between Libya’s warring factions on October 23 was widely marketed as a watershed moment that would redress the country’s spiraling trajectory. Paving the way for the United Nations-hosted Libyan Political Dialogue Forum to relaunch on October 26, the agreement was also the building …

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Recruited as Security Guards in the UAE, Deceived into Working in Conflict-Ridden Libya Instead

Huddled alongside dozens of other Sudanese men at a military base in the desert one chilly January night this year, “Amer” had no idea where he was – just that he was many miles away from where he had planned to be. It wasn’t until he and his fellow Sudanese …

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