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TechWomen Program 2020

The TechWomen Program is now open for applications! TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their ...
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Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker – SPECIAL BRIEFING

Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker SPECIAL BRIEFING DAVID SCHENKER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY BUREAU OF NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS PRESS CORRESPONDENTS’ ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 26, 2019 MS ORTAGUS: I’ve asked Dave to go on the record today. I thought it would be good for him to read out his last trip and go over ...
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Security Alert: Heightened Risk to Civil Aviation in Libyan Airspace

Location:  Libya Event:  Continued fighting around Tripoli and the increased involvement of foreign forces and mercenaries has heightened the risk to civil aviation in Libyan airspace.  On October 23, 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. civil flight operations at all altitudes in the territory and airspace of Libya, noting an unacceptable risk to civil aviation ...
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U.S. Delegation Meets with General Khalifa Haftar

U.S. Delegation Meets with General Khalifa Haftar   Department of State Office of the Spokesperson November 25, 2019   Senior U.S. officials met with General Khalifa Haftar on November 24 to discuss steps to achieve a suspension of hostilities and a political resolution to the Libyan conflict. The delegation included Deputy National Security Advisor for ...
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Joint Statement on U.S.-Libya Security Dialogue

Joint Statement on U.S.-Libya Security Dialogue MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 14, 2019 Yesterday, the U.S. Government and the Libyan Government of National Accord, represented by Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala and Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga, launched a U.S-Libya Security Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The Government of National Accord’s delegation expressed grave concerns ...
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