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#Libya – €2 million in humanitarian assistance to cover basic needs

#Libya – €2 million in humanitarian assistance to cover basic needs

| October 22, 2019

As many continue to suffer from the ongoing conflict in Libya, the European Commission has announced €2 million in additional humanitarian aid to help those most in need. The assistance will cover emergency health care services, food, livelihood support and protection services. “The EU is committed to supporting the most vulnerable in Libya who have […]

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Away from the media spotlight, extremist militias in western #Libya continue campaign of terror and criminality, aided by foreign powers

Away from the media spotlight, extremist militias in western #Libya continue campaign of terror and criminality, aided by foreign powers

| April 25, 2019

An array of hard-line and extremist militias in western Libya, centred around the capital of Tripoli, continue to be responsible for an escalation of violence and terror across the country, threatening the wider region as well. There are increasing concerns that efforts to bring the conflict to a peaceful solution are being undermined by these […]

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Can France help steer #Libya to stability?

Can France help steer #Libya to stability?

| July 16, 2018

In the run-up to his visit to Libya this week, European Parliament president Antonio Tajani called on Europe to “speak with one voice” and collectively direct its efforts towards rebuilding a functioning state in what has otherwise become chaotic mess of rival factions and interested outside powers. Tajani’s calls for unity sound vague but are […]

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#Libya: ‘The people of Libya are your partners in fighting ISIS’

#Libya: ‘The people of Libya are your partners in fighting ISIS’

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

I write from my office in Tripoli as prime minister of the government here in the national capital of Libya. (by Prime Minister Khalifa Mohamed Al Gwheil, National Salvation Government, Libya) Outside my window things are quiet, that is good because Tripoli these days is safer. But it also means the buzz of economic activity […]

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Debate: ‘Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state’

Debate: ‘Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state’

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Almost four years after the beginning of the Libyan uprising, rival political groups and armed militias continue to fight for power. MEPs will debate the deteriorating situation in the country with EU foreign chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday afternoon and vote on a resolution on Thursday. “Libya is at risk of becoming a failed state,” […]

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