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Russia is Using "Civilian" Ships to Circumvent Closure of the Bosporus

The Maritime Executive 19 May 2022
And now, Russia is once again using civilian ships to supply its military campaigns in Syria and Libya, and to fulfill existing contracts, such as Rosatom’s nuclear power plant construction in El Dabaa, Egypt or exporting defense products to Algeria.
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Putin is losing, let him lose

Yahoo Daily News 19 May 2022
Putin has in effect lost Ukraine to Russia likely for generations to come and certainly never while he remains in power.3 ... As military capability is a key driver of Russian arms sales and “hard power” - seen in Syria, Libya, et al, its failings have been laid out in full international view to extreme embarrassment to the Putin regime.
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The New White Supremacist Consensus. The Latest Mass Shooter in Buffalo, New York

GlobalResearch 19 May 2022
Morally, what is the difference between the attack on Libya by NATO, an instrument of white supremacist state power that resulted in up to 50,000 African people dying and was largely supported by the public in the West, and the mass shootings of Roof and Payton Gendron?.
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Bashagha will base government in Sirte, after ‘clear failure’ in Tripoli

The Arab Weekly 18 May 2022
Libya's parliament-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bashagha, said Tuesday evening, he will base his government in Sirte starting from Wednesday, after the rival administration of interim prime minister, Abdulhamid Dbeibah, refused to cede power and repulsed his attempt to enter the capital Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
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TotalEnergies, GECOL plan 500-MW solar project in northern Libya

Renewables Now 18 May 2022
French multi-energy group TotalEnergies SE (EPA.TTE) has signed a preliminary agreement with power producer General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) for the implementation ...
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Clashes erupt in Libya's capital as newly-approved gov't enters

Xinhua 18 May 2022
Damaged cars are seen after clashes in the capital Tripoli, Libya, May 17, 2022. Clashes erupted in different parts of Libya's capital Tripoli on Tuesday after the parliament-approved government, headed by Fathi Bashagha, entered the city, forcing the new prime minister to leave the capital just hours after arrival.
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Libya capital rocked by battle as rival PM vies for power

The Jordan Times 18 May 2022
Dbeibah has refused to hand over power except to an elected administration ... “And sooner or later, when there are two governments, they clash.” The US embassy urged “all armed groups to refrain from violence and for political leaders to recognise that seizing or retaining power through violence will only hurt the people of Libya”.
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Egypt, US have strategic, long-standing ties: Egyptian Ambassador to US

Egypt Today 18 May 2022
Speaking about the situation in Libya, Zahran underscored the importance that Libyan parties reach internal consensus without "unconstructive" interference of regional powers. He also highlighted efforts exerted by Egypt to achieve stability in Libya on the ground.
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France urges Libyan rivals to respect cease-fire as tensions rise

Anadolu Agency 18 May 2022
For more than two months, there have been two governments wrestling for power in Libya – the national unity government led by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh and the other appointed in early March by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives.
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Bashagha quits Tripoli after clashes break out in Tripoli

Middle East Online 17 May 2022
His arrival was likely to fuel more tensions between Libya’s rival administrations ... Both prime ministers hail from the powerful western city of Misrata ... It opened a new chapter in Libya's long-running political impasse, with rival governments claiming power after tentative steps toward unity in the past year.
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Libyan rival PM leaves Tripoli after clashes between forces

Al Jazeera 17 May 2022
“What we need to understand is that in Libya, through a previous power-sharing agreement, there are two legislative houses,” said Al Jazeera’s Malik Traina ... It opened a new chapter in Libya’s long-running political impasse, with rival governments claiming power after tentative steps towards unity in the past year.
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Clashes break out in Tripoli, drive away rival Libyan prime minister

Stars and Stripes 17 May 2022
special adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, urged calm and for rival parties to engage in talks to resolve their disputes ... Both men hail from the powerful western city of Misrata ... It opened a new chapter in Libya’s long-running political impasse, with rival governments claiming power after tentative steps toward unity past year.
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Clashes break out in Tripoli, drive rival Libyan PM away

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 17 May 2022
special adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, urged calm and for rival parties to engage in talks to resolve their disputes ... Both hail from the powerful western city of Misrata ... It opened a new chapter in Libya’s long-running political impasse, with rival governments claiming power after tentative steps toward unity in the past year.
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Here's how Britain can solve Libya's woes

The Spectator 17 May 2022
But there was also an expectation that a Libya free of Gaddafi would be a more prosperous and peaceful country ... For a decade now, Libya has been beset by chaos ... A chaos which has seen thousands of migrants leave the shores of Libya to risk crossing the Mediterranean to get to southern Europe.
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Clashes Rock Tripoli as Libyan Rivals Fight in Capital

Voa News 17 May 2022
Clashes erupted in Libya's capital on Tuesday as the parliament-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bashagha, tried to take control of government from a rival administration that has refused to cede power.� ... The stalemate has already led to a partial blockade of Libya's oil facilities, cutting its main source of foreign revenue by half.

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