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Repsol Q2 profits boosted by Libya, Brazil output – Financial Times


Repsol Q2 profits boosted by Libya, Brazil output
Financial Times
Profits at Repsol's upstream business rose to an adjusted net profit of €115m in the quarter, up from €46m in the same period in 2016, due to the resumption of activity in Libya and new production in Brazil. Production decreased to 677,000 barrels of

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 6:28 am

Libya: Activists Being Silenced – Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Libya: Activists Being Silenced
Human Rights Watch
Central authority in Libya has collapsed amid armed conflict and insecurity in western Libya since July 2014. Key institutions, most notably law enforcement and the judiciary, are dysfunctional or have collapsed in parts of the country, including in

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 4:09 am

Post-Gaddafi Libya: How the current chaos was birthed – africanews


africanews

Post-Gaddafi Libya: How the current chaos was birthed
africanews
Libya till the 2011 uprising was a stable country that was of importance to the North African region as much as it was to Europe. Its descent into chaos has emphasized its importance on two fronts – the security threat to the region and surge in

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 10:53 pm

Images show reality of refugee crisis as 13 people found dead in overcrowded dinghy off Libyan coast – The Independent


Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Images show reality of refugee crisis as 13 people found dead in overcrowded dinghy off Libyan coast
The Independent
More than a dozen dead bodies have been recovered from a rubber dinghy crammed with 181 people off the coast of Libya. Among the 13 dead, thought to be sub-Saharan African refugees fleeing Libya's bloody civil war, were two pregnant woman, a charity …
Rescuers find 13 bodies in crowded migrant dinghy off LibyaNews24
Unlikely humanitarians – ship owners returning to Libya face a tough moral dilemmaHellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Operation Sophia enters new phaseThe Libya Observer
BBC News –Daily Mail –Reuters
all 68 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:47 pm

Libya Peace Deal Must Survive Shift From Chateau to Battlefield – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Libya Peace Deal Must Survive Shift From Chateau to Battlefield
Bloomberg
A French-led effort to reunify fractured Libya failed to consult powerful local forces and risks achieving little beyond boosting the legitimacy of a renegade general who has recently racked up significant battlefield gains. On paper, the step taken by
Good steps in Libya: France's moves can help stem migrant tidePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Exclusive: Only 'military solutions' can stop extremists, says Libya's HaftarFRANCE 24
Libyan rivals in France agree to cease-fire, electionNew Zealand Herald
Voice of America –ItalyEurope24 (subscription)
all 63 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:36 pm

Tanasuh and Nabaa TV among Libyan organisations and individuals added to Saudi-coordinated “terror” list – Libya Herald


Tanasuh and Nabaa TV among Libyan organisations and individuals added to Saudi-coordinated “terror” list
Libya Herald
Libya's two Islamist TV stations, Tanasuh and Al-Nabaa have been added to the list compiled by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt of “terrorists” and terror organisations allegedly supported by Qatar. Two other Libyan media entities have been

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 6:53 pm

Libya asks Italy for naval support to stem migrant flow – Financial Times


Financial Times

Libya asks Italy for naval support to stem migrant flow
Financial Times
Libya has asked for Italian naval support in its battle against human smugglers operating in its territorial waters, a move that Rome has long considered vital to stemming the wave of migration from north Africa to Europe. After meeting Fayez al-Serraj
Libya Asks Italy to Help Fight Human Trafficking in Libyan Waters: PM GentiloniU.S. News & World Report
Libya invites Italy to fight human trafficking in its watersafricanews
Libya asks Italy to help fight human trafficking in Libyan watersThe Jerusalem Post
Libya Herald –Times LIVE –The Daily Star
all 20 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 4:08 pm

Why Jews From Libya Are Worried About the Fate of the Country’s Jewish Artifacts – Haaretz


Haaretz

Why Jews From Libya Are Worried About the Fate of the Country's Jewish Artifacts
Haaretz
Waldman, like thousands of other Libyan Jews who left the country amid public and state-sponsored anti-Semitism in the 20th century, was forced to leave behind both personal belongings – she was only allowed to bring a single suitcase with her – and a

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:04 am

Libyan rival leaders agree to ceasefire after Macron-hosted talks – The Guardian


The Guardian

Libyan rival leaders agree to ceasefire after Macron-hosted talks
The Guardian
Libya's two main rival leaders have agreed to call a ceasefire and hold elections early next year after a meeting in Paris hosted by the French president, Emmanuel Macron. Macron said Libya's UN-backed prime minister, Fayez al-Sarraj, and Khalifa
Libyan Rivals Agree to a Cease-Fire and Elections After Talks in FranceTIME
Libya rivals agree to a ceasefire and elections after Paris talksCNN
Macron's Libya summit will make peace harder to reach, say criticsFinancial Times
Telegraph.co.uk –BBC News
all 184 news articles »

Posted on 25 July 2017 | 6:05 pm

‘Isis’ fighters blindfolded and shot dead by Libyan forces in mass … – The Independent


The Independent

'Isis' fighters blindfolded and shot dead by Libyan forces in mass …
The Independent
Twenty suspected Isis fighters were shot and killed at point blank range by the self-styled Libyan National Army, according to two videos released on social …
'ISIS fighters' in hoods and orange jumpsuits shot dead by Libyan fighters in mass execution videoMirror.co.uk
ISIL fighters executed by Haftar's forces in LibyaAljazeera.com
Horrifying video shows 18 blindfolded 'ISIS fighters' in orange jumpsuits being shot in the head from point-blank Daily Mail
Voice of America –Daily Star –The Libya Observer
all 48 news articles »

Posted on 25 July 2017 | 8:39 am

Libya – BingNews

Repsol Q2 profits boosted by Libya, Brazil output

Repsol posted a 44 per cent jump in second-quarter profits, boosted by production in Libya and Brazil and lower corporate and financial expenses. The Spanish energy group reported adjusted net income of €496m for the three months to June, up from €345m …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:43 pm

Exclusive: Only ‘military solutions’ can stop extremists, says Libya’s Haftar

There will be no dialogue with “extremists” in Libya, the country’s eastern commander General Khalifa Haftar vowed in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Wednesday, saying that only “military solutions” could be used to defeat such groups. Haftar was …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:17 pm

262 Nigerians ‘voluntarily’ return from Libya

Two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians voluntarily returned home from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian embassy in that country. NAN reports that the returnees arrived aboard a …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:05 pm

Post-Gaddafi Libya: How the current chaos was birthed

Libya till the 2011 uprising was a stable country that was of importance to the North African region as much as it was to Europe. Its descent into chaos has emphasized its importance on two fronts – the security threat to the region and surge in migrant …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:38 pm

Libya’s Brotherhood denounces Al-Sarraj, Haftar’s Paris meeting

The Libyan Justice and Construction Party, the political arm of the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood, has criticised the meeting between the head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar, the Commander of the Forces of the House of …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:10 pm

Libya peace talks – Can they deliver?

French President Emmanuel Macron has brought the two main Libyan rival groups together for face-to-face talks. The meeting in Paris is seen as a step towards reconciliation. The latest attempt follows six years of conflict and chaos since longtime leader …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 5:00 pm

UN-backed Libya PM to meet Khalifa Haftar near Paris

Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj will hold talks near Paris on Tuesday with Khalifa Haftar, the powerful military commander based in the country’s east, the French presidency said. “France intends, through this initiative, to facilitate a …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 3:10 pm

Libya Peace Deal Must Survive Shift From Chateau to Battlefield

A French-led effort to reunify fractured Libya failed to consult powerful local forces and risks achieving little beyond boosting the legitimacy of a renegade general who has recently racked up significant battlefield gains. On paper, the step taken by …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 2:20 pm

Rescue ship finds dead migrants on rubber boat off coast of Libya

The rescue ship found 13 dead bodies on a rubber boat off the coast of Libya including pregnant women

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 2:13 pm

Libya asks Italy to help fight human trafficking in Libyan waters: PM Gentiloni

ROME (Reuters) – Libya’s Tripoli-based government has asked Italy to provide naval support in fighting human trafficking in Libyan territorial waters, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday. Slideshow (5 Images) Gentiloni spoke after …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 3:16 am

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