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US Designates ISIS in Libya A “Foreign Terrorist Organization”

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff)   On Thursday the US State Department designated Libya’s ISIS branch as a “foreign terrorist organization.” The US added the ISIS branches from Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Libya to its global terrorism blacklist. The three ISIS branches were declared “specially designated global terrorists,” meaning that …

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Kerry and Sisi Talk Libya and Mideast Peace

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. REUTERS/Charles Dharapak/Pool US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss Libya, Syria, and the Egyptian president’s ideas on …

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Italy and Libya Talk Migrant Control

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Migrants, who attempted to flee the Libyan coast to head for Europe, are seen after being detained at the coast guard center in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 16, 2016. Italy and Libya were in talks on Tuesday to renew a 2008 accord …

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