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Libya’s Unity Government Defies Air Blockade to Reach Tripoli

Fayez Serraj, the Libyan prime minister-designate, said Wednesday at a news conference in Tripoli that he would broker a cease-fire among Libya’s myriad factions and confront the Islamic state. (Credit Ismail Zitouny/Reuters) (New York Times) CAIRO — The Libyans who lead a United Nations-backed unity government traveled by sea early Wednesday to …

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Martin Kobler encourages Aguila to adopt the new list of ministers

(Libyan Press) During a lengthy conversation between the UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler,  and President of Tobruk’s Parliament, Aguila Saleh, Kobler has expressed that it is necessary for the Parliament to pass the second list of ministers provided by the Presidential Council. Kobler pointed out that the Presidential Council …

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Essebsi: Intervention in Libya will harm Tunisia

(Libyan Press) During a speech he gave yesterday, the Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, declared that any military intervention in Libya could harm Tunisia before benefiting any other state. Essebsi added that anyone who is considering intervention in Libya should consult with Tunisia first and that no state should assume …

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Mohammad Ammari rejoins Presidential Council

(Libyan Press) Member of the Presidential Council at the Government of National Accord, Mohammad Ammari, terminated his suspension of his membership after calls from United Nations envoy, Martin Kobler, to reverse his decision and join the Presidential Council’s meeting on Wednesday. Ammari revealed that his rejoining of the council came …

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