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17 December 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is encouraged by the positive response to its invitation for a UN-convened Libyan political dialogue. The move by the parties to identify their respective delegations to the talks is a step in the right direction, reflecting their commitment to find a peaceful solution to the current political and  [ Read More ]

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BRUSSELS Tue Dec 16, 2014 The European Union is ready to consider sanctions, if necessary, on people obstructing a political solution in Libya, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. The EU is backing attempts by the United Nations to bring rival parties in Libya together for talks. On Monday, the world body said the dialogue had been  [ Read More ]

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Tue Dec 16, 2014 African leaders on Tuesday urged western nations to act to resolve the crisis in Libya which has sent shock waves across the vast arid Sahel band and threatened to destabilise fragile regional governments. More than three years after a French-led NATO military action helped oust Libya’s longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi, two rival governments are competing for  [ Read More ]

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TRIPOLI Tue Dec 16, 2014 Libya’s oil production has fallen “significantly” this week after the two biggest oil ports, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, halted operations due to fighting nearby, a spokesman for state National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Tuesday. Only Brega and Hariga oil ports, also located in the east, and offshore fields were still operating, NOC spokesman  [ Read More ]

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15 December 2014 The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL ) today condemned the sharp escalation in violence in the country and called on both sides to cease military operations immediately and give political dialogue a chance. “We consider the military escalation as a direct attempt to undermine the political dialogue efforts,” UNSMIL said in a statement on the  [ Read More ]

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Mon Dec 15, 2014 By John Irish The United Nations special envoy to the Sahel region said on Monday talks to resolve a crisis in Libya had stalled and warned several countries in the region risked being destabilised unless it was resolved quickly. Hiroute Gebre Selassie said instability in the Sahel region south of the Sahara desert had worsened due  [ Read More ]

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Black smoke billows from a warehouse after an airstrike in Zawura

BY ULF LAESSING AND AYMAN AL-WARFALLI RAS JDIR/BENGHAZI Mon Dec 15, 2014 Libya’s recognized government conducted air strikes against rival government forces trying to seize major oil ports in the east and against targets in the west on Monday, witnesses said. Libya has had two governments and parliaments since a group called Libya Dawn seized the capital Tripoli in August.  [ Read More ]

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BENGHAZI, Libya Sun Dec 14, 2014 Libya’s eastern Es Sider oil export port, the country’s biggest, has been shut due to fighting nearby between forces representing the country’s competing governments, an oil official said on Sunday. Air strikes on Saturday by forces loyal to Libya’s recognised government hit targets near the port, aiming to stop an advance by troops of  [ Read More ]

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Black smoke billows from a warehouse after an airstrike in Zawura

TRIPOLI/TUNIS Sun Dec 14, 2014 Fighting between armed factions allied to Libya’s competing governments broke out on Sunday near the country’s main border crossing to Tunisia, Libyan and Tunisian officials said. The OPEC oil producer is caught in a conflict between two governments and parliaments since a group called Libya Dawn seized Tripoli in the summer. The recognized government has  [ Read More ]

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11 DECEMBER,2014 Libyan prime minister Abdullah Al-Thinni told Al-Arabiya on Thursday that the international community was to blame for the current situation in Libya, having abandoned the country after ousting Muammar Gaddafi. He added that the weapons should have been destroyed in order to rebuild the state, and that UN sanctions on arms imports put ”victims and killers on the  [ Read More ]