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Why armed groups still dominate Libya, 13 years since the fall of Qaddafi

DUBAI: Muammar Qaddafi’s capture and killing by rebel fighters near his hometown of Sirte on Oct. 20, 2011, failed to usher in the era of stability and democracy that Libyans had hoped for when mass protests erupted earlier that year.

Instead, despite the best efforts of the UN Support Mission in Libya, the country remains deeply insecure, divided by two rival administrations, and fragmented among a plethora of armed groups vying for control.

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DUBAI: Muammar Qaddafi’s capture and killing by rebel fighters near his hometown of Sirte on Oct. 20, 2011, failed to usher in the era of stability and democracy that Libyans had hoped for when mass protests erupted earlier that year.

Instead, despite the best efforts of the UN Support Mission in Libya, the country remains deeply insecure, divided by two rival administrations, and fragmented among a plethora of armed groups vying for control.

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Russian attacks on Ukraine’s Kharkiv region kill at least 11 people

Dozens of people also wounded, Ukrainian officials say, as Moscow continues offensive in Ukraine’s northeast.

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President Raisi’s helicopter crashes in Iran: What we know so far

A helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and FM crashed while travelling back from East Azerbaijan province.

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Slovakia: PM Fico’s life no longer in danger after shooting, minister says

Prime Minister Robert Fico remains in serious condition and requires intensive care, Slovak officials say.

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Prime Minister Robert Fico remains in serious condition and requires intensive care, Slovak officials say.

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