Egypt parliament approves military intervention in Libya

The Egyptian parliament on Monday, gave approval to a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential military operations in neighbouring Libya.

Lawmakers unanimously approved "the deployment of members of the Egyptian armed forces on combat missions outside Egypt's borders to defend Egyptian national security against criminal armed militias and foreign terrorist elements," the parliament said in a statement.

Monday's vote took place i…

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