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Italy inks deal with Libya neighbours to stem migrant flow – EURACTIV


EURACTIV

Italy inks deal with Libya neighbours to stem migrant flow
EURACTIV
Italy has signed a deal with Libya, Chad and Niger in order to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean through beefed up border controls and new reception centres in the African nations. A joint statement by the interior ministers of the
Not-quite freedom: After harrowing crossing, migrants forced into waiting game in Italy's detention campsCBC.ca

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:50 am

Libya Quartet meeting convenes on Tuesday in Brussels – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Libya Quartet meeting convenes on Tuesday in Brussels
Libyan Express
The Secretary-General of the Arab Legue, Ahmed Abo El-Gheit, to arrive in Brussels on Tuesday in order to participate in the Libya Quartet meeting, media sources reported. The meeting aims to continue coordination and consultancy between the Arab …
Arab League Secretary General heads to Brussels Tuesday for the Libya Quartet meetingAhram Online

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 9:21 pm

Libya: Regime Change Disguised as a People’s Revolution – teleSUR – teleSUR English


teleSUR English

Libya: Regime Change Disguised as a People's Revolution – teleSUR
teleSUR English
For the people of Libya, Gaddafi's overthrow has actually meant moving towards oppression and slavery of the most monstrous levels.
Gaddafi family backs Libya's new strongman | World | The Times …The Times (subscription)

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:43 pm

Italy signs deal with Libya to cut off routes of illegal migrants – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Italy signs deal with Libya to cut off routes of illegal migrants
Libyan Express
Italy has signed a deal with Libya, Chad and Niger to try to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean by beefing up border controls and creating new reception centers in the African nations, according to a report by Agence-France Presse.
Migrant reception centres to be set up in Chad and NigerLibya Herald
Niger, Chad to Create Centers for Undocumented MigrantsSputnik International
5000 Refugees Pulled From The Mediterranean In Just 2 DaysHuffPost

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:33 pm

UN Libya envoy reveals ‘road map to peace’ – The New Arab


The New Arab

UN Libya envoy reveals 'road map to peace'
The New Arab
The UN special envoy for Libya, Martin Kobler, revealed details for an initiative designed to resolve Libya's political deadlock on Sunday.
Death toll rises to 140 after attack at Libyan airbase – UPI.comUPI.com
Heavy casualties reported in Libya airbase attack – Apps for PC DailyAppsforPCdaily

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 4:53 pm

UN urges Libyan government to shut ‘inhumane’ refugee centres … – The Guardian


The Guardian

UN urges Libyan government to shut 'inhumane' refugee centres …
The Guardian
Call comes as Libya Quartet meets in Brussels to discuss ways to prevent deadly Mediterranean crossings.
Head of UNHCR urges for releasing asylum seekers from LibyaThe Libya Observer
Libya: UN Refugee Agency Ramps Up Response As Libya's Humanitarian Crisis DeepensAllAfrica.com
Libya: UNHCR expresses dismay over refugees' detention conditionsMedafrica Times

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 4:35 pm

Haftar forces launch ‘retaliatory’ airstrikes after Libya airbase – The New Arab


The New Arab

Haftar forces launch 'retaliatory' airstrikes after Libya airbase
The New Arab
LANA, which is aligned with Libya's eastern government, said MIG-23 jets carried out seven air strikes, targeting "terrorists in Hun and Jufra" in the country's south. Colonel Mohammad al-Manfour of the pro-Haftar Benina airbase in Benghazi said that
Libya: Joint Statement On the Recent Violence Around Brak Al-Shatti AirbaseAllAfrica.com
Armed islamists break into Libyan airbase (VIDEO)AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
HRW gives detailed account of Brak Al-Shatti massacreLibya Herald
Mareeg Media
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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:10 am

UN urges Libya to release all refugees, asylum seekers – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

UN urges Libya to release all refugees, asylum seekers
Aljazeera.com
The head of the UN refugee agency has urged Libyan authorities to free all asylum seekers and refugees from its detention centres. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, visited one of the detention centres in the Libyan capital
As Libya crisis deepens, UNHCR chief steps up assistanceUNHCR
Libya must release refugees held in detention centers, says UNHCR chiefDeutsche Welle

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Posted on 21 May 2017 | 8:51 pm

Attack on Libyan airbase by troops loyal to UN-backed faction kills 141 – The Guardian


The Guardian

Attack on Libyan airbase by troops loyal to UN-backed faction kills 141
The Guardian
The UN envoy to Libya voiced alarm at reports of the attack on the base, 650km (400 miles) south of Tripoli. “I am outraged by reports of significant numbers of fatalities, including civilians and by reports that summary executions may have taken place
Libya: 141 people killed in Brak al-Shat airbase attackAljazeera.com
Death toll at Libya air base rises to 'more than 140'Irish Times
Libya death toll 'rises to 140' at Brak El-Shati airbaseBBC News
Human Rights Watch –FRANCE 24 –Deutsche Welle
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Posted on 19 May 2017 | 10:14 pm

German oil firm accused of withholding $900m from Libya | World … – The Guardian


The Guardian

German oil firm accused of withholding $900m from Libya | World …
The Guardian
A German oil producer has been accused by the head of Libya's National Oil Corporation of withholding more than $900m (£697m) from the Libyan state and …

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Posted on 17 May 2017 | 6:05 am

Libya – BingNews

Third Force denies truce in southern Libya

Commander of Libya’s Third Force, affiliated with the Government of National Accords (GNA), Jamal Traiki said his forces did not agree to a truce in the south to stop clashes with forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar. Traiki denied reports that …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 3:17 am

Libya: Mass Executions Alleged At Military Base, Says HRW

Forces aligned with the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) attacked a military base and allegedly executed at least 30 captured soldiers, Human Rights Watch said. A hospital official and an eyewitness told Human Rights Watch that …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 1:36 am

Libya – Massacre At Brak al-Shatti May Trigger Larger Civil War

(Cairo) Nobody has their eye on Libya with all “western” media preoccupied with DC machinations, Russiaphobia and the first overseas trip of President Trump. What about the implosion we are on the brink of seeing in Libya following the murder of all LNA …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:07 pm

Libya: Mass Executions Alleged at Military Base

(Beirut) – Forces aligned with the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) attacked a military base and allegedly executed at least 30 captured soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. A hospital official and an eyewitness told Human …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:39 pm

UN refugee agency ramps up response as Libya’s humanitarian crisis deepens

22 May 2017 – Conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy have contributed to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Libya, prompting the United Nations refugee agency to announce plans to step-up its presence and programmes there.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:00 pm

UNHCR to Increase its Presence in Libya

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, announced that the UNHCR has decided to step up its presence in Libya in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis resulting from conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy in …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:19 am

Libya: 141 people killed in Brak al-Shat airbase attack

An attack on an airbase in southern Libya has killed at least 141 people, mostly soldiers loyal to renegade General’s Khalifa Haftar’s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA), a spokesman for his forces said. LNA’s Ahmad al-Mismari told the AFP news …

Posted on 21 May 2017 | 3:31 am

Libya airbase attack killed 141 people

An attack on an airbase in south Libya has killed 141 people, mostly soldiers loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar, a spokesman for his forces said on Friday. Members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) fire a tank during fighting against jihadists in …

Posted on 21 May 2017 | 1:00 am

Death toll in attack on south Libya army base rises to 141

A spokesman for Libya’s army says the death toll from a militia attack on an air base in the country’s south has increased to 141, including two civilians. Col. Ahmed Mosmary, spokesman for forces loyal to an east-based parliament, said in a news …

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 5:31 am

Rescued migrants tell of detention, beatings, slavery in Libya

A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants on Friday told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard. “Libya is crazy. They arrest us, the police … They put us in …

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 1:53 am

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