Libya's General National Congress (GNC) deputy president Saleh al-Makzom (R) and head of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives Mohamed Ali Shoeb after signing a deal on a unity government.
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Libyan lawmakers make history as they sign a UN-brokered deal

Delegates from the two rival Libyan parliaments have signed an agreement on a government of national unity.

The deal was brokered by the United Nations, which says stability must be brought to Libya so that a strong army can be built to combat terrorism.

Libya has splintered into rival factions and militias since the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011.

  • 17 Dec 2015
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