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Libyan Army launch Operation Tripoli 20.03.15

The Libyan Army is launching an operation in Tripoli today. Heavy manifestations of army personnel could be seen outside of the city. Shelling and shooting has been heard near the area surrounding Tripoli Airport. The army is controlled by the internationally recognised house of representatives, seen as liberal and not controlled by the muslim brotherhood… Read more »

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Libya situation report 08-11.03.14

8-11th of March 2015 By Asma Khalifa for the Global Alliance for Peace in Libya   The Libyan peace dialogue facilitated by UNSMIL continued in Morocco 5-9 March, despite the fighting on ground reports indicated a positive atmosphere at the sessions. Another meeting took place in Algeria’s capital on March 10th also facilitated by UNSMIL of… Read more »

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Libya situation report 06.03.14

Friday 6th of March 2015 By Asma Khalifa for the Global Alliance for Peace in Libya Libyan armed groups in Derna pledged alliances to ISIS in 2014, followed later by several other cities. Today Libya faces not only security challenges with the insurgency but also economical issues, Libya’s state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in… Read more »

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Libya situation report 05.03.14

Thursday 5th of March 2015 By Bjørn Ihler for the Global Alliance for Peace in Libya Yesterday Libya Dawn launched airstrikes on Zintan and Mitiga. The strike in Zintan knocked out the runway lighting system, the airport announced that it would not be in service for the rest of the evening. As a result of the… Read more »

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Libya situation report 04.03.14

Wednesday 4th of March 2015 By Bjørn Ihler for the Global Alliance for Peace in Libya Rivalling Libyan forces carry out air strikes against oil installations in Es Sidra and key infrastructure, including the civil airport in Ras Lanuf and Maitiga, the airport in Tripoli. Es Sidra and Ras Lanuf makes up half of Libya’s… Read more »