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Libya strongman says Benghazi liberated

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar today announced the total liberation Benghazi city, which was overrun by jihadists three years ago.

published on : 6th July 2017

Libya rocket attack kills five on Tripoli beach

The clash occurred inside the airport perimeter between security forces and an "outlawed" group and has at least killed one child. 

published on : 5th July 2017

Three migrants die, thousands rescued from boats in Mediterranean

About 72,000 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea in 2017 marking 20 percent increase on the same period last year, and more than 2,000 have died in the attempt.

published on : 27th June 2017

Libyan man burns himself in protest in Tripoli

The 28-year-old man burned himself in central Tripoli in protest against his poor living conditions.

published on : 27th June 2017

Oil edges up, but still set for biggest H1 fall since 1990s

Oil prices edged up on Friday, recovering some of their steep losses made this week, but crude remained on course for its worst first-half decline in almost two decades.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

Oil prices dropped to six-week lows on Thursday, under pressure from high global inventories and doubts about OPEC's ability to implement agreed production cuts.

published on : 15th June 2017

Turkish cargo ship sinks off Libya, seven crew members missing: Navy

Six other members of the Turkish crew were rescued after the ship requested assistance several kilometres from the port of Misrata, navy spokesman General Ayoub Qassem said.

published on : 16th March 2017

Libya's deepening split finds battleground at oil terminals

Hundreds if not thousands of armed men are converging on Libya's main oil shipping terminals, which the rival powers in the country's east and west are fighting to control.

published on : 12th March 2017

Germany's Merkel heads to Egypt, Tunisia to reduce migrant flows

Merkel, who faces elections in September, has been under intense pressure to reduce the number of asylum seekers coming to Germany

published on : 2nd March 2017

Libya government secures ceasefire after Tripoli clashes

A ceasefire went into force early today in the Libyan capital after two days of fighting between rival armed groups.

published on : 26th February 2017

13 migrants suffocate in Libya shipping container: Aid group

The head of the Red Crescent says that 13 African migrants died of suffocation inside a shipping container while being transported.

published on : 23rd February 2017

Italy rescues 630 migrants drifting off Libya

Italy's coast guard has rescued about 630 migrants off the coast of Libya who were trying to cross the Mediterranean.

published on : 22nd February 2017

UN cites flaws in Libya trial of Gaddafi's son, others 

A UN report says the trial of over three dozen people including Moammar Gaddafi's son failed to meet international fair-trial standards.

published on : 21st February 2017

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach: Red Crescent

Local authorities will take the bodies to a cemetery in the capital of Tripoli that's allocated for unidentified persons in Libya. 

published on : 21st February 2017

East Libya bans women from travelling abroad alone

We have known of cases of Libyan women dealing with foreign intelligence services, a General told a news channel.

published on : 21st February 2017
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