Monday December 18th 2017

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Africans enslaved in Libya are people — let’s treat them with humanity

  1. Africans enslaved in Libya are people — let’s treat them with humanity  CNN
  2. UN: 36000 child migrants need aid in Libya  Arab News
  3. Libyan coast guard rescues more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy  Reuters
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 5:40 pm

Libyan mayor Mohamad Eshtewi kidnapped and killed in Misrata

  1. Libyan mayor Mohamad Eshtewi kidnapped and killed in Misrata  BBC News
  2. Libya’s Misrata mayor abducted and killed: security source  eNCA
  3. Official: Mayor of Libyan city of Misrata killed by gunmen  Washington Post
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 12:03 pm

Haftar: Libya’s UN-backed government’s mandate obsolete

  1. Haftar: Libya’s UN-backed government’s mandate obsolete  Aljazeera.com
  2. East Libyan Commander Haftar Says UN-Backed Government Obsolete, Hints May Run in Elections  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Thousands rally in support of Libya’s military strongman  ABC News
  4. Khalifa Haftar, Libyan military chief, signals bid for power  The Times
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 8:16 am

Libya: Gaddafi’s son to announce 2018 election bid

  1. Libya: Gaddafi’s son to announce 2018 election bid  Middle East Monitor
  2. Gaddafi’s son to announce bid for Libyan presidency soon – Family’s Spokesman  Vanguard
  3. Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam to run for Libya president in 2018  The Star, Kenya
  4. Gaddafi’s son Saif seeks power in divided Libya despite no apparent support base  RT
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 12:18 pm

V4 countries agreed on aid for Libya

  1. V4 countries agreed on aid for Libya  The Slovak Spectator
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 3:30 pm

Evacuation from Libya gives refugees new hope

  1. Evacuation from Libya gives refugees new hope  UNHCR
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 7:03 pm

Libya – Q&A – Excerpts from the daily press briefing (18.12.17)

  1. Libya – Q&A – Excerpts from the daily press briefing (18.12.17)  France Diplomatie (press release)
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 3:55 pm

More Cameroonians return from Libyan slave camps

  1. More Cameroonians return from Libyan slave camps  Journalducameroun.com – English – (press release)
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 11:24 am

UK aid tackling global migration crisis

  1. UK aid tackling global migration crisis  Reliefweb
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 3:22 pm

Turkey condemns assassination of local Libyan official

  1. Turkey condemns assassination of local Libyan official  Anadolu Agency
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Posted on 18 December 2017 | 6:12 pm

Libya – BingNews

Haftar: Libya’s UN-backed government’s mandate obsolete

Supporters of Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar have rallied for him to take over the country as he insisted that the mandate of the UN-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, has expired and the institutions it created are “void”. The UN …

Posted on 18 December 2017 | 10:44 am

Egyptian, Tunisian, Algerian FMs reject foreign interventions in Libya

The Egyptian, Tunisian, and Algerian ministers of foreign affairs reaffirmed their rejection of any foreign interventions in Libyan internal affairs, as well as all forms of escalation or hindrance to the political process in the country, read a statement …

Posted on 18 December 2017 | 10:35 am

Africans enslaved in Libya are people — let’s treat them with humanity

(CNN)As a young man, I was fascinated with Libyan history and politics. Living a few miles from the Arab-Libyan Cultural Center in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, I spent my days reading books and magazines about the “triumphant” stories of the Great Socialist …

Posted on 18 December 2017 | 9:38 am

36,000 child migrants need aid in Libya: UN

Around 36,000 child migrants, including 14,000 who are unaccompanied, need help in Libya, a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe, UN agencies said Monday. Out of about 400,000 migrants in Libya, nine percent are children, the UN children’s …

Posted on 18 December 2017 | 8:59 am

Mayor of Libya’s Misrata abducted and killed

Tripoli (AFP) – The mayor of Libya’s third-largest city Misrata has been killed by unidentified assailants who abducted him as he returned from an official trip overseas, a security source said on Monday. Mohamad Eshtewi’s body was found dumped in the …

Posted on 18 December 2017 | 6:49 am

Hundreds of migrants rescued in Libya

Libya’s coastal guard rescued more than 250 migrants trying to leave the North African country in small boats bound for Italy, officials said on Dec. 16. Libya’s coastal guard rescued more than 250 migrants trying to leave the North African country in …

Posted on 17 December 2017 | 9:48 pm

Libya strongman Hifter signals he may run for president

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Eastern Libya’s strongman has offered the strongest indication yet that he intends to run for president if elections are held next year, saying he would only answer to “the will of the Libyan people.” Khalifa Hifter, a Moammar …

Posted on 17 December 2017 | 6:43 pm

Thousands rally in support of Libya’s military strongman

Thousands of supporters of Libya’s military strongman Khalifa Hifter rallied Sunday in several cities, calling on him to take charge of the country following the expiry of a two-year mandate of a U.N.-backed administration based in the capital, Tripoli.

Posted on 17 December 2017 | 10:14 am

250 migrants rescued in Libya

Libyan coast guard rescues more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one …

Posted on 16 December 2017 | 8:33 am

Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya border

BERLIN – Germany is pouring money into the creation of electronic surveillance systems along Tunisia’s eastern border, designed to prevent extremists and migrants from slipping across into the country from neighboring Libya, a government spokesman said …

Posted on 16 December 2017 | 3:55 am