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Martin Kobler, United Nations Special Representative and Head of the U.N. Support Mission in Libya, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tunis, Tunisia, April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
Cairo- U.N. envoy to Libya Martin Kobler told Asharq Al-Awsat that he was still optimistic on the possibility of Libya regaining stability, unity and peace. For the second time in less than a month, Kobler arrived in Egypt for meetings with various parties on the...
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Military forces loyal to Libya’s eastern government are pictured on a street in Benghazi, Libya, February 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
The dominant armed force in the east Libyan city of Benghazi said on Thursday it had taken control of one the last holdouts of militias, amid clashes in which at least 13 troops were killed, according to medical officials. The Libyan National Army (LNA), whose...
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Tripoli- Tayeb El Safi, a trusted aide to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for decades, expressed to Asharq al-Awsat his rejection of the phenomenon of multiple governments considering it as a negative sign. “The fact that we have three governments in the current...
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Sarkozy to run again for French presidency
Paris- No one was surprised when Nicolas Sarkozy announced his candidacy for presidency. Sarkozy, 61, wants to be the first former president to return to the Élysée Palace after five years of absence following his defeat by current president François Hollande in 2012....
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A Libyan Navy boat carries migrants back to the coastal city of Misrata May 3, 2015. The North African country, gripped by violence and a breakdown of state authority four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi, has turned into a major hub for human traffickers smuggling African migrants by boat to Italy. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
Cairo- Forces of the Government of National Accord in Libya said that the final stage of military operations against ISIS remnants in Sirte has commenced. The Sunday Times unveiled a new mission that was carried out by Elite British Forces operating in Libya against...