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Libya violence puts poll timing at risk: analysts

By Dominique Soguel / AFP TRIPOLI: Violence in Libya risks escalating and could even derail elections if the interim government fails to impose its authority by disarming militias and strengthening the judiciary, analysts say. In the southern desert cities of Sabha and Kufra, clashes pitting Arabs against non-Arab tribesmen have cost more than 250 lives since …


‘Party’ spirit moves aspiring Libyan leaders

By Dominique Soguel / AFP TRIPOLI: There may be no law governing the formation of political parties in the new Libya, but political and military personalities are wasting no time in launching their groups or coalitions. Two parties — one centrist and the other headed by a commander of a union of revolutionary brigades — were …


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