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Libya Needs United Force to Fight Daesh: U.N. Special Envoy

PARIS, May 31 – The United Nations special envoy to Libya said on Tuesday the country would not be able to defeat Daesh militants unless the various military and militia strands joined forces against the group. The December unity deal was meant to end the divide between rival governments in the capital Tripoli and the east

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Members of New Libyan Unity Government Announced

TUNIS, Jan 19 – Libya’s Presidential Council announced a new government of national accord on Tuesday aimed at uniting the country’s warring factions under a U.N.-backed plan. The Tunis-based council had pushed back the deadline for naming the government by 48 hours, amid reports of disputes over the distribution of ministerial posts. Only seven of

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