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Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, center, and Khalifa Haftar of the Libyan National Army, right, at a conference in France, July 25, 2017 (AP photo by Michel Euler).

As Hurdles Mount, Diplomats Abandon Libya Election Timetable

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, WPR Senior Editor Robbie Corey-Boulet curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent.

For at least the past six months, France has been pushing for elections to be held in Libya by the end of this year. At a conference in Paris in May, representatives of various Libyan factions settled on a date: Dec. 10. ...

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