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Debunking Biden’s foreign policy “reset”

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DURING his first week in office, US President Joe Biden signed at least 44 executive actions, orders, proclamations and memorandums. He rejoined the...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

AU commends UN-facilitated Libyan Dialogue Forum

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Sunday commended the United Nations (UN)-facilitated Libyan Dialogue Forum (LPDF), reiterating the AU Commission's readiness to support peace...
Exhumed

4 bodies recovered from mass grave in Libya’s Tarhuna

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Libyan authorities recovered four unidentified bodies two days ago from a newly discovered mass grave in the city of Tarhuna, Abdulaziz Ja'fri, spokesman of...
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UNICEF welcomes reopening of Libyan schools

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday welcomed the reopening of schools in Libya. UNICEF welcomes the Ministry of Education's announcement to reopen schools...
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East-based army accuses UN-backed government of trying to destabilize security in southern Libya

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Libya's east-based army on Monday accused "subversive" elements of the rival UN-backed government of attempting to destabilize the security in the south of the...
Japans Exports

German arms exports to the Middle East worth over a billion in 2020

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dpa/GNA - The German government has approved arms exports worth more than a billion euros in 2020 to countries involved in conflict in...
Libya

Rescue group Open Arms reports saving dozens off of Libyan coast

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dpa/GNA - About 170 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the Spanish rescue group Open Arms this week, the group announced...
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130 asylum seekers evacuated from Libya to Rwanda – UNHCR

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday announced evacuating 130 asylum seekers from Libya to Rwanda. "UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has...
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Libya, Turkey discuss security cooperation

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Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday met with Minister of Defense of the UN-backed Libyan government, Salahaddin Namroush, in Libyan capital Tripoli and...
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Over 11,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast so far in 2020 — UN

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations migration agency, on Monday said that 11,891 illegal migrants have been rescued and returned to...
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UN launches works of Libyan Political Dialogue’s Legal Committee

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The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, on Monday announced launching the works of the Legal Committee of...
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UNICEF calls for protecting children in Libya

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for protecting children as four child migrants died off Libya's western coast. "UNICEF is deeply saddened...
Un Security Council Voices Concern Over Impact Of Covid On Sudan

Libya welcomes UN’s travel exemption for late leader’s family members

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The Ministry of Justice of Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday welcomed the humanitarian travel exemption granted by the UN Security Council Committee concerning Libya...
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Armed group attempts to break into Libya’s oil company headquarters

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A group of armed people attempted to break into the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday, but were prevented after guards...
UNICEF

UNICEF provides medical protective equipment for vaccination sites in Libya

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it has provided medical protective equipment for vaccination sites and health facilities in Libya in a...
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Report: Key witness changes statement against Sarkozy on Libyan funds

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A key witness against Nicolas Sarkozy has changed his statement and said the former French president did nothing wrong, amid an investigation into...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa, June 17, 2020. The summit, held via video link, was jointly proposed by China, South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU), and Senegal, the co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). (South Africa Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Ceasefire agreement in Libya important step toward silencing guns in Africa: Ramaphosa

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as African Union (AU) Chairperson, on Sunday hailed the ceasefire agreement in Libya as "an...
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Libya’s warring sides reach ceasefire deal ahead of political talks

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The two main conflict parties in Libya signed a country-wide ceasefire agreement on Friday in Geneva, days before a new round of political talks...
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Libya’s warring factions agree to allow transport across the country

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The UN Libya envoy, Stephanie Williams said Officers from Libya's warring sides have agreed to open up land and air transport routes across the...
Libya Dawn fighters check a crater left by an air raid in the Tarhuna area, 80 km southeast of Tripoli, Libya, on March 23, 2015. Libyan national army's warplanes launched an airstrike on Tarhuna, attempting to pound the stronghold of Libya Dawn. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

12 bodies recovered in mass graves in Libya’s Tarhuna

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Libyan authorities on Sunday announced the recovery of 12 unidentified bodies in mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of...
Inter Libyan Dialogue Sessions

UN: Bouznika’s Inter-Libyan Dialogue, ‘Real Opportunity’ to Put an End to Long Conflict

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The inter-Libyan dialogue sessions, the second round of which is currently taking place in Bouznika with a view to reaching a political solution to...
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Diplomats make new push for peace in Libya after Berlin summit

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Diplomats meet on Monday for a digital follow-up to this year's Berlin conference on Libya, with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and German Foreign...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Libya’s COVID-19 cases top 30,000

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The National Center for Disease Control of Libya said Wednesday that as 651 COVID-19 cases have been reported over the past 24 hours, bringing...
File photo taken on March 12, 2019 shows operating oil pumps in Luling of Texas, the United States. U.S. oil prices turned negative on April 20, 2020. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery shed more than 300 percent to settle at -37.63 U.S. dollars per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Libya’s eastern-based army agrees to resume oil exports with conditions

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Khalifa Haftar, commander of the eastern-based army of Libya, on Friday announced allowing the resumption of oil exports with conditions. "It has...
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Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed

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Under the coordination between Egypt with the Libyan forces, several Egyptian nationals who were kidnapped early in September in Libya were set free, Egypt's...
Illegal Immigrants

IOM voluntarily deports 110 illegal Sudanese migrants from Libya

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said it voluntarily deported 110 illegal Sudanese migrants from Libya to their home country. ...
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COVID-19: Foreign Ministry announces end of evacuation exercise

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Saturday said it has ended the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians abroad due to the COVID-19...
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Arab League hails progress of talks in Morocco to ease Libya’s divisions

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The Arab League (AL) welcomed on Friday the progress achieved during the dialogue hosted by Morocco to ease the divisions between the Libyan two...
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Libya’s rival legislatures agree to resume peace talks in Morocco

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Libya's two rival legislative bodies agreed on Thursday to resume talks in Morocco in the last week of September. In a joint...
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Libya’s migrant workers suffer from repercussion of COVID-19

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Hussein Ali, who came to Libya from Niger three years ago, didn't expect that the strict measures against the COVID-19 pandemic cost him...