Friday 20 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-20

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AFP - 4/20/18

Fuel smuggling is costing Libya more than $750 million each year and harming its economy and society, the head of the National Oil Company in the conflict-riddled...

AFP - 4/19/18

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff on Wednesday survived a car bombing in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to his self-styled Libyan...

AFP - 4/18/18

The number of migrants detained in Libya has dropped by four-fifths since May 2017, a senior government official told AFP on Monday.

General Mohammad Bishr,...

AFP - 4/11/18

A visiting British minister on Monday offered his country's "technical expertise and practical support" to help curb illegal immigration through Libya, a hub for...

AFP - 4/4/18

Tripoli's court of appeals has acquitted Saadi Kadhafi, a son of former Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, of murdering a football coach in 2005, a judicial source said...

AFP - 4/2/18

Nearly a year after a Libyan militia announced it had set free the son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, the fate of Seif al-Islam remains a mystery...

AFP - 3/29/18

Leaders of the two most heavily armed towns in western Libya met Wednesday for the first time since they fought for control of Tripoli four years ago, hailing the...

AFP - 3/16/18

Libya's navy has seized an oil tanker suspected of illegally loading fuel and arrested its Greek crew, a navy spokesman said Thursday.

The tanker was...

AFP - 3/15/18

Libya has issued arrest warrants for more than 200 Libyans and foreigners suspected of involvement in a smuggling network for Europe-bound migrants, the attorney...

AFP - 3/11/18

The Libyan navy on Saturday rescued 252 migrants seeking to reach Europe, in two separate operations off the country's western coast.

"We were alerted... to...

AFP - 3/5/18

The Tajoura migrant camp on the edge of Libya's Tripoli was the scene of a clash between lions: teams of Cameroonian and Senegalese footballers whose dream is to play...

AFP - 2/19/18

Thousands of Libyans on Saturday marked the seventh anniversary of the start of protests that ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, with rallies and concerts despite the...

AFP - 2/16/18

Seven years since a revolution that ended four decades of dictatorship under Moamer Kadhafi, Libyans see no end in sight to the North African nation's chaotic...

AFP - 2/14/18

At least 19 migrants were killed on Wednesday and more than 100 injured when the truck transporting them crashed in Libya, a hospital said.

Over 300 migrants,...

AFP - 2/10/18

Twin bomb blasts struck a mosque in Benghazi in eastern Libya on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding 149 in the latest attack to target worshippers in...

AFP - 2/8/18

UN envoy Ghassan Salame said Wednesday he hoped for elections in Libya by the end of 2018 but that conditions in the strife-torn country were not yet ready for...

AFP - 2/7/18

A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges announced he has handed himself in to the allied forces of strongman Khalifa...

AFP - 2/4/18

Dozens of Sub-Saharan African migrants at a Libya detention centre got to their knees and crossed their wrists above their heads to protest their imprisonment.

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AFP - 2/3/18

The United Nations expressed "grave concern" Friday over the breakdown in a deal to allow thousands of displaced to return to a town that backed Libya's leader Moamer...

AFP - 1/25/18

The United Nations launched an international appeal Thursday for $330 million dollars to fund humanitarian aid projects for almost one million people in Libya, a...

AFP - 1/25/18

The United Nations demanded Thursday the immediate surrender of a Benghazi commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges after evidence...

AFP - 1/24/18

An armed group loyal to Libya's national unity government said Wednesday it had arrested a gang accused of kidnapping and torturing Sudanese migrants near the...

AFP - 1/24/18

More than 30 people were dead and dozens wounded after two car bombings outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi, medical...

AFP - 1/22/18

The airport serving the Libyan capital resumed flights on Saturday following a five-day suspension after deadly clashes around the facility that also damaged planes...

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