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Tunisia Fears Jihadists Returning Home from Libya, Seeks Joint Action

PARIS, Sept 6 – North African countries should be cooperating more to stop Daesh fighters who are fleeing their Libyan stronghold of Sirte from returning to their homelands and causing trouble there, Tunisia’s defence minister said on Tuesday. Libyan forces aligned with the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli launched their campaign to recapture Sirte in May

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Libyan Security Training Has Better Chance if Conducted in Region: Hammond

TRIPOLI, April 18 – The international community was ready to help Libya’s unity government with security training, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on a visit to Tripoli on Monday, and he hoped such training could happen in Libya or a neighbouring country. Britain was one of several countries to try to train Libyan security

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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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Libya’s Self-Declared National Salvation Government Stepping Down

By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI, April 5 – Tripoli’s self-declared government said on Tuesday it was stepping down, just less than a week after the arrival in the Libyan capital of a U.N.-backed national unity government tasked with rebuilding the chaotic country. It was not clear if the written statement had the full support of all

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Libya’s Recognized Parliament Rejects U.N.-Backed Unity Gov’t.

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 25 – Libya’s internationally recognized parliament voted on Monday to reject a unity government proposed under a United Nations-backed plan to resolve the country’s political crisis and armed conflict. Though not a surprise, the rejection was a setback in efforts to heal Libya’s deep divides. Of 104 members who

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