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Egypt parliament approves military intervention in Libya

by on July 21, 2020 0
he Egyptian parliament on Monday, gave approval to a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential military operations in neighbouring Libya. Lawmakers unanimously approved “the deployment of members of the Egyptian armed forces on combat missions outside Egypt’s borders to defend Egyptian national security against criminal... Read More

Egypt parliament backs deployment abroad after Sisi says could intervene in Libya

by on July 20, 2020 0
Egypt’s parliament on Monday approved the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight “criminal militias” and “foreign terrorist groups” on a “western front”, after President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Cairo could intervene in Libya. Parliament said in a statement that the troops would be defending national security, without giving further details or naming Libya directly.... Read More

Protest against Turkish intervention in Benghazi

by on July 6, 2020 0
Thousands demonstrated in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday against what they claim is Turkish interference in the country’s domestic affairs. Turkey has sent mercenaries and weapons to the country’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli. The protesters carried banners bearing pictures and slogans attacking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Libyan... Read More

Russia to reopen its embassy in Libya, says FM Lavrov

by on July 3, 2020 0
Embassy head will temporarily be based in Tunisia, Interfax news agency cited Lavrov as saying ahead of Saleh meeting. Russia has decided to reopen its embassy in Libya although its head will temporarily be based in neighbouring Tunisia, Interfax news agency cited Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov as saying. Russia evacuated its diplomats... Read More

At least six migrants died, 93 rescued off Libya’s coast

by on June 27, 2020 0
UN says rescued migrants, including one woman who gave birth on a rubber dinghy, brought back to Libya. A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died along the way, the UN’s migration agency said. The survivors were... Read More

Egypt threatens to intervene in Libya as pro-govt forces advance

by on June 22, 2020 0
Egypt’s president Saturday warned that an attempt by Turkey-backed forces in Libya to attack the strategic city of Sirte would cross a “red line” and trigger a direct Egyptian military intervention into the conflict. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in televised comments, said Egypt could intervene in neighboring Libya with the intention of protecting its western... Read More

Protest against Turkish interference in Libya

by on June 14, 2020 0
Protesters took to the streets in Benghazi, eastern Libya Friday against what they term Turkish interference in the country’s domestic affairs. The protesters carried banners and images in support of the self-styled Libyan Arab Armed Forces in the east. “The Turks, why did they come here? What is it between us and them? Oil... Read More

Pope Francis urges aid to migrants and end to Libya fighting

by on June 14, 2020 0
Pope Francis is urging political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community to take “to heart” the plight of migrants trapped in the lawless nation Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community... Read More

UN horrified about mass graves discovery in Libya

by on June 13, 2020 0
The United Nations expressed its horror Thursday after discovering mass graves in Libya in an area that fell last week to forces of Fayez el Sarraj, who have been at war for more than a year against forces of Khalifa Haftar. Supported militarily by Turkey, el Sarraj leads the UN-backed Government of National Unity.... Read More
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