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The recent catastrophic flooding in Derna has inflicted profound suffering and devastation. Entire neighborhoods lie in ruins, livelihoods washed away,…

Please help, today one person self dead by petrol because hopeless.” Sally Hayden received the text in October 2018. The Irish Times journalist was one of the few outsiders trusted by refugees locked up in Libya. The text was about Abdulaziz, who had been forced to flee his native Somalia to escape al-Shabaab, the al-Qaida-linked Islamist group waging terror in east Africa.

For the third time in a month, members of Libya’s 5 + 5 Joint Military Committee held a meeting that led to a number of positive indicators about the continuation of the remarkable state of peace and stability that Libya has been experiencing in the past two years, especially with regard to avoiding armed conflict as means to resolve the legitimacy crisis between executive authorities in the east and west.

On March 24, U.S. President Joe Biden transmitted to Congress a 10-year strategic plan to prevent conflict and promote stability in multiple countries including Libya following unprecedented diplomatic activity by Washington to sustain political and security stability in the country.