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Suicide Attack Puts Election Plans in Libya in Turmoil

Different Libyan groups are accusing each other for postponing the presidential and parliamentary elections after the suicide attack. The attack occurred against the headquarters of the electoral commission of the country in Tripoli. The Islamic State Group had claimed the responsibility for the attack and the military spokesperson had downplayed …

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Libyan Capital Hosted Anti-Terrorism Conference

Libyan Capital Hosted Anti-Terrorism Conference

The UN-backed government’s counter-terrorism force organized a conference with the slogan stating “Fighting terrorism: Reality and challenges.” Strategies to counter terrorist activities were discussed.   Read More: https://www.libyanexpress.com/anti-terrorism-conference-held-in-libya-capital/

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Libya Launches Operation Against Islamic State

Libya Launches Operation Against Islamic State

The internationally recognized government of Libya took a military operation against the remaining Islamic State group. The operation is being carried out by counter-terrorism forces in an area from 60 km (40 miles) east of the city of Misrata.   Read More: http://www.euronews.com/2018/04/02/libyan-forces-launch-operation-against-islamic-state  

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Another 149 Nigerians return from Libya

Another 149 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received no fewer than 149 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya. It was gathered that the returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, aboard a chartered flight operated by Buraq Airline.   Read More: http://dailypost.ng/2018/03/23/149-nigerians-return-libya/

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Libya shows efforts of deploying terrorists in North Africa

Libya shows efforts of deploying terrorists in North Africa

The General Command of the eastern-based self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar that fighter aircraft had launched a number of airstrikes targeting two large groups of militants in southern Libya. The airstrikes came two days after the command’s counter-terrorism department arrested 16 militants in the city of Kufra.   Read …

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Is Libya ‘incapable’ of holding elections?

Is Libya 'incapable' of holding elections ?

“Libya today couldn’t be further away from respect for the rule of law and human rights, let alone from acceptable conditions for free elections,” Eric Goldstein, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement.   Read More: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43483920

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Egypt struggles to revive power abroad

Egypt Struggles to Revive Power Abroad

As long as Egypt faces internal security problems and the region is volatile, Cairo will focus on issues close to home such as militants in Gaza and Libya, and an Ethiopian dam that threatens its water supply. Thorny topics such as Palestinian-Israeli peace will take a back seat.   Read …

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US is at war in seven countries

US is at war in seven countries

The U.S. is officially fighting wars in seven countries, including Libya and Niger, according to an unclassified White House report sent to Congress this week.   Read More: https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/a3ywd5/white-house-acknowledges-the-us-is-at-war-in-seven-countries

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