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2014-10-01 Canadian Government Supports Algeria's Action in Favour of Reconciliation in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service]Ottawa -Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird expressed his government's "support" to Algeria for its action in favour of the national reconciliation in Libya and welcomed the prospects of launching an inclusive political dialogue between the Libyan personalities and forces.

2014-10-01 Libya Aid Push Constrained By Insecurity
[IRIN]Dubai -A wave of violence between militia groups vying for power is sweeping across parts of Libya, prompting international organizations to put forth an ambitious plan to provide humanitarian aid to 85,000 people by the end of this year. Yet concerns remain over the feasibility of such an operation, given the security risks, access issues and communication problems.

2014-10-02 Libya Islamists Reject Dialogue
[Magharebia]Benghazi and Mohamed Traboulssi -Islamist militias in control of Libya's largest cities on Tuesday (September 30th) denounced UN-brokered talks aimed at ending a split that has crippled the country, AFP reported.

2014-10-02 Egyptian Killed in Benghazi Clashes
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An Egyptian national was killed in Libya's eastern city of Bengazi early Wednesday.

2014-10-01 Islamist Violence Rocks Derna
[Magharebia]Benghazi -Fresh clashes erupted between rival Islamist militias in Derna last week, leaving as many as 12 Libyans dead and four wounded.

2014-09-30 UK Minister Welcomes Start of Libya Peace Talks.
[PR Newswire]London -Tobias Ellwood MP, Minister for North Africa, welcomes UN-led peace talks and underlines need for ceasefire and start of political dialogue in Libya. placeholder Commenting today, Tobias Ellwood said:

2014-09-30 UN Envoy Hails Start of Political Dialogue Aimed At Resolving Ongoing Crisis
[UN News]The top United Nations envoy to Libya called today a historic day as the political dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis in the country got under way in the town of Ghadames.

2014-09-29 At UN Assembly, Senior Libyan Official Calls for Sanctions Against Political Spoilers
[UN News]The international community must either be willing to impose sanctions against those who hinder Libya's political and security process, or say clearly that Libyans alone have to face terrorism, a senior official of that country told the annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

2014-09-30 Libyan Commander Accuses Sudan of Supporting Islamist Militias
[Radio Dabanga]El Kufra -A senior military official of the Libyan National Army on Sunday reported that a convoy of vehicles loaded with militiamen crossed the Libyan-Sudanese border at El Kufra in support of the Libyan Islamist insurgents.

2014-09-29 Egypt Attends High-Level Meeting On Libya
[Egypt Online]Egypt has attended a high-level meeting held by the UN chief on Libya on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

2014-09-29 U.S. Support Algerian Initiative for Libya, Patterson Says
[Algerie Presse Service]The US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Anne W. Patterson expressed Thursday in New York the "unequivocal support" of the United States to Algeria's efforts for a solution to the Libyan crisis in coordination with neighboring countries and the UN envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon.

2014-09-29 Lamamra Attends Meeting of Libya's Neighboring Countries
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramtane Lamamra, participated Friday night in New York at a ministerial meeting of countries Libya's neighboring, on the sidelines of the 69th Ordinary Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

2014-09-29 Settlement of Libyan Crisis - Algeria Pleads for Inclusive Dialogue
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The upcoming launch of an inter-Libyan inclusive dialogue to achieve a final solution to the internal crisis in Libya was at the centre of the activities of the Algerian diplomacy in consultation with the representatives of the international community and neighboring countries, during the 69th Ordinary Session of the UN General Assembly.

2014-09-30 Benghazi Violence Continues
[Magharebia]Benghazi -At least six Libyans were gunned down in Benghazi on Friday (September 26th), just one week after a bloody string of assassinations, Libya Herald reported.

2014-09-29 Shoukry Presides Over a Meeting of FMs of Libya's Neighboring Countries in New York
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry presided over a meeting of the foreign ministers of Libya's neighboring countries.

2014-09-29 High-Level Meeting On Libya, Convened By UN Secretary General
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -Following the example of the United State of America, the African Union (AU) and the Arab League, Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-moon took the initiative to organize Thursday in New York a high-level meeting to examine the situation in Libya following the recent developments in this country.

2014-09-26 UN Chief Calls On Parties to Forge Consensus
[UN News]Warning that Libya is in "deep crisis," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all parties in the country to peacefully resolve the ongoing conflict, and safeguard the democratic transition under way since 2011.

2014-09-26 Italy Supports Algeria's Initiative in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Italy "supports Algeria's initiative" for a peaceful solution in Libya, said Thursday in Algiers Italy's Special Envoy for Libya Giuseppe Buccino Grimaldi.

2014-09-26 Algeria Willing to Help Libya to Take Path of Salvation, Reconciliation
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -Algeria, as a neighbouring country, is willing to help Libya to take the path of salvation and to rebuild its institutions, affirmed Thursday in New York Foreign Affairs Minister Ramtane Lamamra.

2014-09-26 Dr. Tedros Addresses an AU Meeting On Libya
[ERTA]A Ministerial-level meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union was held on Wednesday in New York on the situation in Libya.

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