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Libya’s Eastern Parliament Votes Against UN-Backed Goverment in Tripoli

BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 22 – Opponents of Libya’s U.N.-backed government voted on Monday against a motion of confidence in the Tripoli-based administration, in a rare session of the parliament based in the east of the country. The vote is a fresh blow for the Government of National Accord (GNA), which has been seeking the parliament’s

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New Libyan Unity Government Says Will Start Moving into Ministries

By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI, April 17 – Libya’s new U.N.-backed unity government has secured six ministry buildings in Tripoli and will take administrative control of some of them on Monday, a deputy prime minister has said, despite the volatile security situation. Western states see the unity government as the best hope for tackling Daesh in

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French, German Ministers Arrive in Libya to Back Unity Government

By Aidan Lewis and John Irish TRIPOLI/GENEVA, April 16 – The French and German foreign ministers arrived in Libya on Saturday for unannounced talks with the head of the unity government Fayaz Seraj to offer support as he seeks to stabilise the North African state, a French diplomatic source said. The visit by Jean-Marc Ayrault

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