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Kerry and Sisi Talk Libya and Mideast Peace

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. REUTERS/Charles Dharapak/Pool US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss Libya, Syria, and the Egyptian president’s ideas on …

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Italy and Libya Talk Migrant Control

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Migrants, who attempted to flee the Libyan coast to head for Europe, are seen after being detained at the coast guard center in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 16, 2016. Italy and Libya were in talks on Tuesday to renew a 2008 accord …

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32 Soldiers Killed and 50 Wounded in Battle with ISIS Near Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan troops celebrated the recapture of the Abu Grein checkpoint from ISIS forces on Tuesday Thirty-two Libyan Army soldiers were killed on Wednesday in clashes with ISIS fighters, including in a car bomb which went off near ISIS stronghold of Sirte. An official from the operations …

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Libya’s Unity Government Requesting Warplanes to Fight ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff)   The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) said that it wanted warplanes and helicopters to fight ISIS extremists on Tuesday, a day after world powers agreed to provide weapons to Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj’s government. International backing to partially lift the arms embargo, which …

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