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October brings Italy highest flows of migrants from Libya – Al-Monitor


Al-Monitor

October brings Italy highest flows of migrants from Libya
Al-Monitor
Weeks after the human smuggling hub of Sabratha erupted in battle between warring militias as a direct result of Italy's interference in Libyan domestic affairs, analysts say Italy's interference in northwestern Libya may have further destabilizing

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:10 pm

Libya: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 Sep 2017) – Reliefweb


Reliefweb

Libya: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 Sep 2017)
Reliefweb
Civilians continue to be impacted by conflict, insecurity, political instability and collapsing economy. An estimated 1.3 million people require humanitarian assistance. There are periodic escalations of armed conflict, which increase the humanitarian

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:07 pm

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya? – The New Arab


The New Arab

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?
The New Arab
It is certainly true that the UN's work in Libya has been made difficult by Libyan factions locked in the conflict and showing no willingness, so far, to compromise for genuine reconciliation and accord. It is also true that the UN's job has been

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:35 pm

Eastern Libyan central bank launches its own coins made in Russia – Daily Mail


The MediTelegraph

Eastern Libyan central bank launches its own coins made in Russia
Daily Mail
BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Authorities in eastern Libya will circulate their own coins for the first time to ease shortages of money, a central bank official said on Friday, in another sign of disunity in the country that has two rival
E. Libyan central bank to circulate own coins made in Russia – officialRT

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:05 pm

Bashar Al-Assad’s cousin granted Libyan diplomatic passport – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

Bashar Al-Assad's cousin granted Libyan diplomatic passport
The Libya Observer
Controversial as it is, the issue of granting Libyan diplomatic passport to the spouse of the Vice-President of the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank, Falak Jmeel Ali Al-Assad, who is the cousin of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, has been the talk of the

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:41 am

Six years on: No regrets over Libya’s Gaddafi demise | News | Al … – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Six years on: No regrets over Libya's Gaddafi demise | News | Al …
Aljazeera.com
Six years since the overthrow of Gaddafi and despite Libya's chaotic turn, rebels say the revolution was still worth it.
Six years since Muammar Gaddafi was killed – photos, facts and …africanews
West eyes recolonization of Africa by endless war; removing Gaddafi …RT

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 8:14 am

5 remanded in Edo prison for ‘exporting’ 2 girls to Libya – Vanguard … – Vanguard


Vanguard

5 remanded in Edo prison for 'exporting' 2 girls to Libya – Vanguard …
Vanguard
BENIN—FIVE persons, including two women, have been remanded in prison custody by an Oredo Magistrate's Court for allegedly trafficking one Everlin …

and more »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:49 am

EU Pledges More Money to Help Italy Stem Flow of Migrants From Libya – Voice of America


EUobserver

EU Pledges More Money to Help Italy Stem Flow of Migrants From Libya
Voice of America
European Union leaders pledged more money Thursday to help Italy work with Libya to stem the flow of migrants from North Africa trying to get to Europe. "We have a real chance of closing the central Mediterranean route," European Council President
EU seeks to shut down Libya sea routeEUobserver
EU sees 'real chance' to shut migrant route from LibyaArab News
EU leaders agree stronger support for Italy over Libya migrationReuters
U.S. News & World Report –EURACTIV –The Guardian
all 46 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 11:34 pm

Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya – UNDP (blog)


Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya
UNDP (blog)
The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that was keeping them alive. After losing two patients, hospital staff phoned UNDP in despair.

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 8:17 pm

‘Steer clear of Libya’, Evalend warns peers – TradeWinds


'Steer clear of Libya', Evalend warns peers
TradeWinds
Greece's Evalend Shipping is threatening to seize Libyan assets abroad in protest over one of its tankers being detained there since late August, and is urging its peers to avoid doing business in the country. As TradeWinds reported, Libyan coastguards …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 5:02 pm

Libya – BingNews

Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Renews, Amends Entry of Vessel on Its Sanctions List

Approximately 589,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since 25 August, with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) saying today that nearly 7,000 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to Bangladesh after …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:47 pm

Britain is locked in ‘extraordinary’ feud with Libya over extradition of brother of Manchester suicide bomber who ‘played key role in atrocity’

Britain is locked in an extraordinary dispute with a Libyan militia over moves to extradite the brother of the Manchester suicide bomber so he can face trial in the UK. Hashem Abedi, 20, is accused of playing a ‘key role’ in the outrage, which left 22 …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:12 pm

Six years on: No regrets over Libya’s Gaddafi demise

The six years since the Libyan people’s successful uprising to end Muammar Gaddafi’s rule have seen the country divided between rival governments, various armed groups, ethnic militias, and a renegade general. A once united rebel front has now broken into …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:06 pm

Libya six years on

His staunch defiance of Euro-Atlanticist imperialism made him a revolutionary for some. For a time. But then a 40-year grip on power begins to transform even the most ardent socialist activist into something rather akin to a megalomaniac. And from there it …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:58 pm

WoodMac: Libya’s oil production might have reached near-term potential

Wood Mackenzie Ltd. analysts believe Libya’s oil production might have reached near-term limits with only gradual future growth. The possibility of longer-term political normalization and a reduction in the nation’s political conflicts depends on Libya …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 8:35 am

EU Pledges More Money to Help Italy Stem Flow of Migrants From Libya

European Union leaders pledged more money Thursday to help Italy work with Libya to stem the flow of migrants from North Africa trying to get to Europe. “We have a real chance of closing the central Mediterranean route,” European Council President Donald …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 4:34 pm

Financial, security woes undermine Libya’s oil recovery

Libya’s oil production revival is being undermined by the same financial, economic and security problems that threaten the promise of stability and a better life for the divided North African nation. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 5:21 am

Libya: Gaddafi’s Son and Heir Saif al-Islam Returns to Frontline Politics

Six years after Libyans toppled their 40-year ruler Muammar Gaddafi from power in a U.S.-backed revolution, the former leader’s son and heir apparent to his father’s regime, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, has announced his return to frontline politics.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 11:02 am

Libya: Smugglers Holding Refugees And Migrants In Deplorable Conditions

After weeks of conflict in western Libya, United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of the more than 14,000 refugees and migrants who had been held captive in numerous locations in the coastal city of Sabratha …

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 7:07 pm

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