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UN sets dates for Libyan transitional government selection

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The United Nations Libya mission said on Thursday that nominations for leadership of a new unified transitional government must be made within a week...

ISS: Libya nurtures a fragile peace

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The ceasefire has held since October, but will it hold until elections on 24 December? Hopes for an end to the decade-long post-Muammar Gaddafi conflict...

43 Africans drown off Libya in first Mediterranean shipwreck of 2021...

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At least 43 West African migrants trying to reach Europe drowned off the coast of Libya on Tuesday, after their boat capsized in rough...

Factional risks hover as Libya’s UN peace process advances

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Libyans working under a UN peace process on Tuesday agreed a mechanism to choose a new temporary government to oversee the run-up to elections...

Libya releases bodies found in mass graves for burial

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Libyan authorities on Friday released two bodies found in mass graves in the city of Tarhouna after the Tripoli government retook it in June...

UN Security Council approves new UN Libya mediator

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The United Nations Security Council approved on Friday the appointment of veteran diplomat Jan Kubis as the UN Libya envoy, diplomats said, nearly a...

Scottish court upholds Libyan Lockerbie bomber’s conviction

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A Scottish court rejected on Friday an appeal to overturn the conviction of a now-deceased Libyan man found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie plane...

UN chief Guterres tries again to appoint a Libya mediator

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres plans to appoint veteran diplomat Jan Kubis as his envoy in Libya nearly a year after the last mediator stepped...

‘Invisible shipwrecks’ belie falling migrant deaths: UN

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The number of deaths recorded on migratory routes fell this year, although COVID-19 difficulties and so-called “invisible shipwrecks” mean the real number is probably...

Turkey warns Libya’s Haftar and supporters against attacking its forces

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Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar warned on Sunday that the forces of Khalifa Haftar and their supporters based in eastern Libya would be viewed...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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