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The New Arab Staff

Hisham al-Shalawi


Analysis: General Khalifa Haftar took to Twitter to deny blocking Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani's convoy, as reports emerge of dissent within the ranks of Operation Dignity.

09 February, 2015

Tripoli and Tobruk factions agree talks should be held in Libya, not Geneva, but it is unclear what the partial ceasefire declared by forces loyal to Tobruk will mean.

19 January, 2015

Analysis: The alliance of Islamist militias appears divided over a Friday's ceasefire statement. But observers say that will only matter if Libya's army holds fire.

18 January, 2015

Benghazi, the city that many believe ignited the Libyan revolution, is now a battleground and a scene of relentless clashes between forces loyal to the internationally recognised government and Islamist militias, leaving many dead and injured.

27 December, 2014