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ICC prosecutor urges Khalifa Haftar to hand over Mahmoud Werfalli

International Criminal Court prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, delivered an appeal before the UN Security Council in regards to senior Libyan military commander Mahmoud Werfalli. Bensouda urged Operation Dignity Commander, Khalifa Haftar, to hand over Werfalli for prosecution for war crimes. Bensouda asked that Haftar “demonstrate, by concrete actions, respect for international …

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Greece Attempts to Mend Relations Between GNA and Egypt

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Nikos Kotzias, the Greek Foreign Affairs Minister, said that Greece is attempting to moderate between the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and Egypt with the hope that the mediation will increase the validity of the Libyan Political Agreement signed in Skhirat, Morocco in December …

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More Migrants Depart from Egypt to avoid Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Twenty-five bodies were found at sea after a vessel carrying hundreds of refugees sank off Egyptian shores last week. The discovery the bodies has raised the confirmed death toll to 194, said a rescue worker. The boat sank on September 21, just off the coast …

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Sarraj Calls for Libyan National Unity at UN

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj called for a national reconciliation effort to resolve Libya’s divisions. In an interview with Reuters at the UN headquarters in New York, Sarraj stated that the battle to liberate Sirte from ISIS is in its final stages despite setbacks …

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Hungarian Prime Minister Wants a Giant Refugee City

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Saturday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban requested that the European Union create a “Giant Refugee City.” Prime Minister Obran of Hungary during his speech in Vienna gave his input regarding Libya and the refugee crisis. He submitted that Hungary can do very little regarding Libya …

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