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Fayez Al-Sarraj to Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim: Security forces are on alert to free the Turkish technicians

On Sunday the President of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, reaffirmed to Prime Minister of #Turkey, Binali Yildram, the government’s concern regarding the kidnapping of Turkish technicians at Ubari gas station. The Government of National Accord released a statement on their Facebook page stating that Al-Sarraj told Yildirim, during their …

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Abdulrahman Al-Shater calls on Fayez Al-Sarrah to withdraw the military delegation from #Cairo in response to the aerial bombing of #Derna

Abdulrahman Al-Shater, a member of the Supreme Council of the State, released a statement through his Twitter account calling on the President of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, to withdraw the military delegation from #Cairo in response to the aerial bombing of #Derna #Libya #News #ArraedLG #BuildingANation    

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Libya’s U.N.-Backed Government Ventures Farther Into Tripoli

(New York Times) CAIRO — The leaders of Libya’s fragile new unity government cautiously expanded their authority in Tripoli on Friday, venturing from their fortified base in the city port to make public appearances in a downtown mosque and square, while political factions from nearby towns pledged their allegiance. The …

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Libyan politicians hit by EU sanctions over new government

(Left: Agilah Saleh, Right: Khalifa Ghweil) (BBC World) The European Union has imposed sanctions on three prominent Libyan politicians opposed to the installation of a UN-backed government. The sanctions target the leaders of two rival administrations that have been vying for power amid the chaos after the 2011 overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. …

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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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