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Clashes Rock Tripoli as Libyan Rivals Fight in Capital

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.Bashagha entered Tripoli overnight after two months…

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Mali Junta Says It Thwarted Coup Attempt

Mali’s military junta on Monday said it thwarted an attempted coup last week led by army officers and supported by an unnamed Western state.The statement read on state television said a “small group of anti-progressive Malian officers and non-commissio…

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UN voices concern over clashes in Libya’s Tripoli

TRIPOLI— The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed concern about clashes that took place west of Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday between armed groups.“The UNSMIL expresses its serious concern about armed clashes on May 15 that inv…