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Algeria Calls For Un Backed Political Solution To Libyan Crisis

Libya, UN discuss need for political solution to Libyan crisis

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The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, on Friday met with the Speaker of Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives...
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Egyptian, British FMs hold phone talk on developments in Palestine, Libya, Nile Dam dispute

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his British counterpart Dominic Raab held a phone conversation on Tuesday to discuss regional issues including the Palestinian-Israeli...
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EU announces 100,000-euro emergency aid for displaced Libyans

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The European Union Delegation to Libya announced on Tuesday the allocation of 100,000 euros (112,947 U.S. dollars) in emergency assistance for displaced Libyans fleeing...
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Has Turkey Colonized Libya?

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During his visit to Tripoli July 4th Turkey’s defense minister Hulusi Akar signed an agreement on military cooperation with the representatives of the Government...
Photo taken on Feb. 12, 2020 shows the National Oil Corporation in Tripoli, Libya. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Tuesday said suspension of oil exports due to closure of oilfields and ports caused losses worth more than 1.3 billion U.S. dollars so far. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

UK voices concern over ongoing oil blockade in Libya

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The British embassy in Libya on Saturday expressed concern about the ongoing oil blockade and foreign interference in Libyan oil fields. "The...
In a sign of the continent’s increasing importance for Russia, its president, Vladimir Putin, held the first Russia-Africa summit in October 2019

Russia Bringing Nuclear Power to Rwanda and Other African Nations

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Resolving Libya Crisis Requires New Thinking Ignoring the geo-political overtones from Deutsche Welle (see link below), the article does discuss Russia’s role in helping Africa...
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UN enables criminal activities of GNA militias in Libya

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During a press-conference on Wednesday, June 24, the Libyan National Army spokesman Ahmad al-Mismari made a number of important statements, attracting attention to continuous...
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attends the Egyptian-Ethiopian relations and common interests bilateral meeting at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, March 24, 2015. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is in Ethiopia for a two-day official visit. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Egypt’s moves lead to halt in fighting in Libya

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Egypt's recent moves to end the conflict in Libya, including a peace initiative backed by international and regional powers, have led to a cautious...
Libya S Un Backed Gov T Forces Launch Airstrikes On East Based Army

UN calls for accountability for crimes against women in Libya

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The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday reiterated its call for "accountability for crimes targeting women" in Libya. "Twenty five years following the...
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COVID -19 Fight: IOM receives USD 25 Million from UN’s Central Emergency Response...

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The UN’s Humanitarian Chief and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, has released USD 25 million from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to...
Algeria Calls For Un Backed Political Solution To Libyan Crisis

AU calls on warring parties in Libya to ensure strict compliance with international humanitarian...

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The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) has urged the warring parties to ensure strict compliance with international humanitarian law, in particular by securing...

57th commemoration of the Africa Day, what should the youths of Africa do?

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Today, the 25th of May, 2020, marks the 57th commemoration of the Africa Day; a day to celebrate and reflect on the common vision...
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AU chairperson says COVID-19 posed “very heavy” impact on Libya’s already precarious humanitarian situation

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Wednesday said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has posed a "very heavy" impact on...
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ICC prosecutor deplores non-execution of arrest warrants for Libyan fugitives

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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, on Tuesday deplored the non-execution of arrest warrants for Libyan fugitives wanted by...
A baker prepares bread dough in a bakery in Tripoli, Libya, on March 16, 2020. The UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on March 14 declared the state of emergency over the possible coronavirus outbreak in the country. Confirming that no coronavirus infections have been detected in the country so far, Serraj said his government is committed to applying the World Health Organization's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan against the virus. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Libya reports 1 more recovery from COVID-19

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The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Monday reported one COVID-19 recovery, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to...
A baker prepares bread dough in a bakery in Tripoli, Libya, on March 16, 2020. The UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on March 14 declared the state of emergency over the possible coronavirus outbreak in the country. Confirming that no coronavirus infections have been detected in the country so far, Serraj said his government is committed to applying the World Health Organization's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan against the virus. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

WHO urges Libya to remain vigilant against COVID-19

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has called on Libyan authorities to remain vigilant against the COVID-19 pandemic. "Now is not the time...
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UN calls for protection of journalists in Libya

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The United Nations on Sunday called for protection of journalists and media workers in Libya, who are witnessing deadly armed conflicts between the eastern-based...
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Libya’s UN-backed government refuses to stop military action

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Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday rejected stopping all military operations in Libya, following the rival eastern-based army's announcement of a humanitarian truce during...
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Social distancing important during Ramadan to fight COVID-19

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Badr Addin Al-Najjar, director general of the National Center for Disease Control of Libya, on Sunday stressed the importance of social distancing during the...
Libya S Un Backed Gov T Forces Launch Airstrikes On East Based Army

Libya’s UN-backed government forces launch airstrikes on east-based army

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Spokesman of the UN-backed Libyan government's forces said Friday that its fighter jets had launched four airstrikes on a military base of the rival...
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Libya to reduce curfew hours in fight against COVID-19

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The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday decided to reduce the daily curfew time from 24 to 12 hours next week. The new...
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)

Fighting around Tripoli, insecurity in Libya trigger food price hikes

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Fighting around Tripoli and insecurity in Libya have triggered food price hikes, prompting the United Nations and its humanitarian partners to renew appeals for...
Armed Group Kidnaps Medical Workers In Libya

Armed group kidnaps medical workers in Libya: health authorities

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Two doctors, a nurse and an administrative assistant of a hospital in the Libyan city of Sirte, have been kidnapped by an armed group,...
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Libya reports 8 new COVID-19 cases

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Libyan National Center for Disease Control on Tuesday announced eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total count in the country to 59, with 15...
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UNSMIL voices concerns over deteriorating humanitarian situation in western Libya

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The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday expressed concerns over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in and around the capital Tripoli and in...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

More than 200 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

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More than 200 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "200+ migrants...
Migrants In A Detention Centre In Tripoli Photo Iom Safa Msehli

Over 200,000 Libyans displaced amid fighting as COVID-19 threat increases – IOM discloses

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More than 200,000 people have been displaced in the year since conflict reignited in Libya according to new data compiled by the International Organization...
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With 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19, humanitarian crisis worsening in Libya

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The authorities in Libya have confirmed 10 cases of COVID-19 and one death in the country, raising new fears about the ability of the...
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Libya announces 1st COVID-19 case, but rival governments remain divided over combating coronavirus

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by Mahmoud Darwesh Though Libya has detected the first case of novel coronavirus infection, the two rival governments have failed to...
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UNSMIL condemns attacks against civilians in Libya

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday condemned the attacks on civilians in Libya, a day after indiscriminate shelling killed 4...