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Libya : Port of Benghazi in Libya reopens after 3-year closure
on 2017/10/2 15:42:03
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Click to see original Image in a new windowBenghazi's commercial port officially reopened on Sunday after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city.

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Libya : Libya’s Haftar requests helicopters from Europe to curb migration
on 2017/10/2 15:38:14
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPowerful Libyan military commander General Khalifa Haftar has requested helicopters and drones from Europe to curb rampant migration on Libya’s southern border.

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Libya : In tit-for-tat move, Libya's Tobruk-based govt. bans US citizens entry
on 2017/10/2 15:24:29
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Libyan government based in the eastern city of Tobruk has announced that it would deny entry to American citizens in a tit-for-tat move after the administration of US President Donald Trump put Libya on a new list of countries targeted by Washington's travel ban.

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Libya : Libya groups start talks in Tunisia to launch new UN plan
on 2017/9/27 14:28:42
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe opposing sides of a conflict in Libya have begun a series of negotiations in neighboring Tunisia to officially launch a new plan by the United Nations to end the six-year-old turmoil in the country.

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Libya : At least 8 dead, 90 missing after boat sinks off Libya
on 2017/9/26 13:58:11
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA ship full of asylum-seekers heading for Europe has capsized off the Libyan coast, leaving at least eight people dead and almost 90 others missing.

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Libya : UN unveils new peace plan for Libya
on 2017/9/26 13:53:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations (UN) has launched a new initiative to break a political stalemate and help bring about peace and stability in Libya.

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Libya : UN rights chief slams EU’s failure to halt abuses against refugees in Libya
on 2017/9/10 16:56:09
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe top UN human rights official has described as a failure a European-African agreement to contain the flow of refugees seeking to reach Europe through Libya, censuring the EU for turning a blind eye to the abuses the refugees face during the perilous journey to Europe.

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Libya : Daesh attack kills 2 policemen in Libya
on 2017/9/5 15:10:35
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA Daesh terrorist drove his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint east of the coastal Libyan city of Sirte on Thursday, killing two policemen, military officials said.

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Libya : Militia halts Libya’s crude production in three oil fields
on 2017/9/5 15:05:29
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA militia based in Libya’s western region has closed off pipelines running from three key oil fields to a refinery, causing a halt to production and dealing a further blow to the North African country’s desperate attempts to restore the critical flow.

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Libya : Libya rescues about 500 refugees off western coasts
on 2017/8/30 16:14:48
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Libyan coast guard has carried out three separate rescue missions off the western coasts, saving about 500 refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.

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Libya : 11 beheaded in Libya checkpoint attack
on 2017/8/30 16:04:48
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 11 people were beheaded Wednesday after an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, a spokesman for his forces said.

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Libya : Armed Libyan militia halting refugee boat departures to Europe
on 2017/8/23 14:52:15
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA local armed group in a Libyan coastal city west of the capital Tripoli has reportedly been halting refugee boats from setting out across the Mediterranean, leading to a rapid drop in the risky sea voyage over the past month.

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Libya : ICC issues arrest warrant for Libya commander
on 2017/8/16 19:33:21
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Werfalli, a senior Libyan military commander, over the death of 33 people in the war-torn city of Benghazi.

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Libya : Libya’s General Haftar meets Russian ministers, demands military help
on 2017/8/15 19:38:22
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPowerful Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar has met Russian foreign and defense ministers during a visit to Moscow.

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Libya : Western powers urge Haftar forces to withdraw from seized oil ports
on 2016/9/14 12:57:31
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Click to see original Image in a new windowWestern powers have called on forces loyal to Libya’s powerful general, Khalifa Haftar, to leave the oil ports they have seized from the country’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).

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Libya : Libya parliament votes against UN-backed government
on 2016/8/23 20:13:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe UN-backed government in Libya faces a major blow as lawmakers in the internationally-recognized parliament reject the cabinet.

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Libya : 2.4 million people in Libya need humanitarian aid: UN
on 2016/8/20 20:39:42
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations has voiced concern about the alarming conditions of well over two million Libyans, who need humanitarian aid due to the militancy in the north African country.

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Libya : Libya forces to launch final assault on Daesh to retake Sirte
on 2016/8/8 20:25:44
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Click to see original Image in a new windowForces loyal to the Libyan unity government are preparing to launch a final offensive against the Daesh Takfiri terrorists to fully recapture the coastal city of Sirte.

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Libya : 5 Libya forces killed in fresh Clashes with Daesh in Sirte
on 2016/8/1 20:32:02
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least five members of forces allied with the UN-backed Libyan unity government have been killed in fresh clashes with Takfiri Daesh terrorists amid operations to liberate the northern city of Sirte.

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Libya : Bodies of 87 refugees recovered off Libya coast: Media official
on 2016/7/26 20:41:29
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Click to see original Image in a new windowLibyan rescue workers have in recent days recovered 87 dead bodies of drowned refugees that washed up on a western beach, media reports say.

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