Middle East

UN chief welcomes Libya rivals' agreement to hold elections

Sarraj (R) during a graduation ceremony for new coastguard cadets in Tripoli on Jan. 3, 2019, and Haftar, who heads the rival government that operates from the eastern Libyan city of Bayda, at a military parade in Benghazi on May 7, 2018.(AFP/Abdullah Doma and Mahmud Turkia) Libya has been torn between rival administrations and a myriad of militias since the NATO-backed overthrow and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011. / AFP / Abdullah DOMA AND Mahmud TURKIA





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