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Most likely the US and UK are using al-Baghdadi as an excuse for operations in Libya, in a kind of "Kabuki Theater" or play of shadows.
'Only Filipinos who are in possession of existing work contracts and certificates of exemption from the embassy, and who are on vacation in the Philippines are allowed to return to Libya,' the DFA said in a statement.
According to the embassy, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) 'has not issued any approval to any individual or agency in the Philippines and in Libya to recruit and deploy nurses, engineers, and other workers to Libya.'
Libya has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
"The presence and activities of SLA/MM, SLA/TC and JEM in both Libya and South Sudan constitute a violation by those States of the arms embargo, which requires States to take measures to prevent the sale or supply of arms and related material and the provision of assistance to Darfurian rebel groups by their nationals or from their territories," the expert said.
Libya's oil revenues represented more than 86 percent of its total income last year.
The LNA by late June 2017 had completed its control over Benghazi, Libya's second largest city and capital of the country's eastern half.
In 1934, after the rise of the Fascist leader Mussolini, the Italian government officially adopted the name "Libya"* for the three provinces Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan.
This move puts Libya at risk of an increase in instability, as it has been struggling to repair oil output and exports after the country collapsed following a (http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/20/world/libya-civil-war-fast-facts/index.html) 2011 uprising.
"If the international community does not respond immediately to improve the current humane situation in Libya, there will be problematic consequences not only on the Libyan arena, but in other countries as well," he said.
Hours after Haftar's appointment, the Libyan air force launched airstrikes on Tripoli airport, Libya Dawn's main air hub, and threatened strikes against Misrata airport.
Obviously it is important that the arms do not fall into the hands of Daesh and others, but this fear is no reason to continue with the deliberate policy that has fatally weakened the government's chances of re-establishing control over Libya's territory.
Summary: Libya army says it will continue to pursue 'terrorists,' as UN-brokered peace talks resume in Geneva next week.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- After puzzling the international community with its support in recent months for Libya's self-declared Prime Minister Omar al-Hasi's administration -- an extension of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in the region -- Turkey on Wednesday urged all of its citizens still in Libya to leave due to the worsening security situation in the country.