Saturday 19 August 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-08-19

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AFP - 8/19/17

The forces of Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar said Friday they had detained a senior commander two weeks before the International Criminal Court issued a...

AFP - 8/18/17

Libyan authorities on Thursday repatriated 135 Nigerian migrants, including women and children, who had made failed attempts to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, an...

AFP - 8/11/17

The Libyan navy on Thursday ordered foreign vessels to stay out of a coastal "search and rescue zone" for migrants headed for Europe, a measure it said targeted NGOs...

AFP - 8/6/17

Libya's coastguard intercepted 137 migrants including five women and three children on Sunday as they attempted to reach Europe, a migration official told AFP.

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AFP - 8/1/17

Libya's UN-backed prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj called on Monday for a referendum on a draft constitution approved over the weekend following years of wrangling in...

AFP - 7/31/17

Jihadists on Sunday killed five members of a force led by military strongman Khalifa Haftar in the country's east, a pro-Haftar news agency reported.

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AFP - 7/29/17

Libya's UN-backed unity government chief has denied that an agreement has been struck with Rome to deploy Italian vessels in Libyan waters to combat human trafficking...

AFP - 7/25/17

Libya's coastguard in two separate operations on Monday rescued at least 278 migrants as they tried to reach Europe, naval officials said.

In one operation,...

AFP - 7/20/17

The head of Libya's National Oil Company announced on Wednesday that oil production is expected to reach 1.25 million barrels per day by the end of 21017.

NOC...

AFP - 7/17/17

The head of Libya's UN-backed unity government has announced a new political roadmap for his violence-wracked country, with presidential and parliamentary elections...

AFP - 7/11/17

Clashes between forces loyal to Libya's unity government and rival fighters east of Tripoli have left four people dead including at least two civilians, the health...

AFP - 7/10/17

Jihadists are still battling Libyan forces in Benghazi days after strongman Khalifa Haftar and his self-styled army declared victory in the eastern city, his forces...

AFP - 7/10/17

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord on Sunday battled rival forces in the Garabulli region east of the capital, witnesses said, drawing...

AFP - 7/9/17

Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank on Saturday off the Libyan coast, the coastguard said.

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AFP - 7/6/17

Forced from his neighbourhood in Libya's Benghazi three years ago, Said al-Mabruk is looking forward to going back after jihadist forces were driven from the city....

AFP - 7/6/17

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday announced the "total liberation" of second city Benghazi, which was overrun by jihadists three years ago.

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AFP - 7/6/17

Libyan authorities on Wednesday signed a deal with a consortium of Italian companies to build two passenger terminals at Tripoli's international airport, which...

AFP - 6/29/17

Gunmen attacked a UN convoy near Libya's capital and abducted seven staff members on Wednesday before releasing them unharmed, a top security official in the conflict...

AFP - 6/28/17

The bodies of at least 25 migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe were found near Tripoli Tuesday, the Libyan Red Crescent said.

Some of the corpses were...

AFP - 6/18/17

The Libyan coastguard has rescued more than 900 African and Asian migrants attempting to reach Europe, a navy spokesman said on Saturday.

"A coastguard patrol...

AFP - 6/14/17

Maria gave smugglers all her family savings and crossed three countries and the searing Libyan desert, but when she finally boarded a boat for Europe her dream was...

AFP - 6/12/17

Seif al-Islam, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in...

AFP - 6/11/17

Seif al-Islam, whose release was reported on Saturday, was the likely successor to his father Moamer Kadhafi and had appeared destined to become the modern face of...

AFP - 6/11/17

At least ten migrants have died after their Europe-bound boats sank off Libya's coast and some 100 people are missing, coastguard officials and aid groups said...

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