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US company to begin overseeing Libya’s airport and aviation security

Culmen International, a leader in US-based international security, logistics and technology solutions in over 100 countries on six continents, announced Thursday that it had been awarded a grant from the US Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism (CT) to implement the Libya Airport and Aviation …

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Russian businessman linked to sending mercenaries to Syria attends meeting for Haftar in Moscow

A Russian newspaper says video released by the self-styled Libyan National Army shows a businessman allegedly linked to a private contractor that sent mercenaries to Syria at a meeting with the head of the Libyan army and top Russian military officials.

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Libya’s Foreign Militias

On March 13, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) issued a statement of concern at ongoing violence in Sabha, a city in Libya’s impoverished south where a flare-up in tensions since late January has to date killed at least six civilians.

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Russia seeks well-rounded relations with Libyan factions

Mohammed Siyala, the foreign minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), came to Moscow this week for talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. While Syria has been occupying center stage of Russia’s Middle East agenda, Moscow has never ceased its activities in Libya since it became involved …

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Blackwater founder pitches plan to quell Libya migrant crisis with private police

Erik Prince, the founder of the private military contractor Blackwater, is pushing a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately-trained police force that would mirror his company’s work in Afghanistan. The proposal, he said, would be a more humanitarian option for the …

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Blackwater offers to end Libya’s migration dilemma

The founder of the private military contractor Blackwater, Erik Prince, has proposed a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately-trained police force that would mirror his company’s work in Afghanistan.

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