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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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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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