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1 – Key Development(s)/Changes – Reliefweb


Reliefweb

1 – Key Development(s)/Changes
Reliefweb
… care services for women. UNFPA is only covering 10% of the needs of most vulnerable women for Emergency Obstetric care kits in Libya. Lack of funding and the weak maternal and Child Health reporting system are amongst the most important challenges.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:15 pm

Moscow Steps In to Fill the Vacuum in Libya – Geopoliticalmonitor.com


Geopoliticalmonitor.com

Moscow Steps In to Fill the Vacuum in Libya
Geopoliticalmonitor.com
The presidents of Libya's two parliaments met in Rome as part of an Italian sponsored initiative to resume a reunification process. The Speaker of the Tobruk House of Representatives (HoR) parliament from Tobruk, Aghila Saleh, and Abdulrahman Sewehli, …
UAE provided military aid for Haftar, says Libyan politicianMiddle East Eye

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:03 pm

Oil prices fall after Libyan oil fields restart – The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Oil prices fall after Libyan oil fields restart
The Globe and Mail
Oil prices fell on Thursday after news that two key oil fields in Libya had restarted, pumping crude for export into an already bloated market.Benchmark Brent crude fell $1.22 a barrel to a low of $50.60 before recovering slightly to around $50.80 by
Libya's Sharara, El Feel oilfields restart after pipeline protestNasdaq
Libya's Sharara oilfield restarts after pipeline protests end – Libyan …Yahoo Finance
Libya's Biggest Oil Field to Reopen as Refinery Back OnBloomberg
Reuters Africa –BNN
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:39 pm

Over 200 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Libya | Ghana News – Citifmonline


Citifmonline

Over 200 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Libya | Ghana News
Citifmonline
253 Nigerian nationals stranded in Libya have been returned back home with the help of the United Nations migration agency International Organisation for …
Nigeria: Again, 253 Repatriated From Libya – allAfrica.comAllAfrica.com

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 11:20 am

Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe – EU officials – Daily Mail


Deutsche Welle

Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe – EU officials
Daily Mail
VALETTA, April 27 (Reuters) – Libya's U.N-backed government has no clear plan to help prevent more migrants reaching Europe's shores this summer, European Union officials said on Thursday, citing confused requests for equipment to patrol its shores.
EU defense chiefs huddle on Libya | News | DW.COM | 27.04.2017Deutsche Welle
EU studies giving armed motorboats to Libyan coast guards – Libyan …Libyan Express
A European deal with Libya could leave migrants facing beatings, rape and slaverySOFREP (press release) (subscription)
Middle East Online
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 11:06 am

Libya-backed terror justice fight to go on, vows Lord Empey … – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Libya-backed terror justice fight to go on, vows Lord Empey …
Belfast Telegraph
Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Empey has said there will be no giving up in the fight for justice for victims of Libyan-sponsored terrorism.
Empey: Fight for release of Libyan assets goes on despite setback …Belfast Newsletter

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:11 am

EU considering giving ships armed with machine guns to Libyan coastguard accused of killing migrants – The Independent


The Independent

EU considering giving ships armed with machine guns to Libyan coastguard accused of killing migrants
The Independent
Libya is asking the EU for armed ships and helicopters to increase its refugee patrols in the Mediterranean Sea amid allegations of widespread abuse against migrants. The German parliament said a “list” of wanted equipment, including diving suits, …
Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coastDaily Mail

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 5:16 pm

Lawmakers urge the US to get serious about Russia’s growing influence in Libya – Business Insider


Business Insider

Lawmakers urge the US to get serious about Russia's growing influence in Libya
Business Insider
Despite President Donald Trump saying the US should step back from Libya, Republican Sen. Bob Corker and Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin on Tuesday called for US engagement in the North African country. "The United States must be engaged," Cardin said …
Russia 'plays games for fun' in LibyaEURACTIV
Russia says Libya has freed five of its sailors seized off ZawiaLibya Herald
5 detained Russian sailors released by LibyaMiddle East Monitor
Pravda –Russia Beyond the Headlines –malaysiandigest.com
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:24 pm

Libya’s only female body-builder to represent country in Belarus competition – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Libya's only female body-builder to represent country in Belarus competition
Libyan Express
It was a championship carried out across Libya and I reached the finals. Now I will be representing Libya in Belarus during Ramadan.” She told Euronews. Libya has got no gyms and fitness clubs dedicated only for females as the country has a

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:56 am

Libya’s warring sides reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome … – The Guardian


The Guardian

Libya's warring sides reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome …
The Guardian
Compromise is brokered between presidents of house of representatives and state council after years of fighting.

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Posted on 24 April 2017 | 6:00 am

Libya – BingNews

Trump to Italian PM, US has no Role in Libya

We’re in a role everywhere. Islamist extremist groups including ISIS have since gained a foothold in Libya as warring rebel factions continue to dispute governmental authority, and the United States has carried out airstrikes against ISIS strongholds there.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:56 am

EU defense chiefs huddle on Libya

Libyan has requested the EU provide an extensive range of equipment and boats for its coast guard to stop migrants. The EU is concerned over a wave of migrants using chaotic Libya as a springboard to reach Europe. EU defense ministers are meeting in Malta …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:45 am

Russia’s Involvement in Libya: Taking Advantage of the EU’s Weakness

Russia is taking advantage of the divisions of the EU in Libya and the lack of interest of the United States, according to analysts and observers. The German Marshall Fund of the United States organized an event in Brussels on Wednesday (26 April) to …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:32 am

Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe: EU officials

VALETTA Libya’s U.N-backed government has no clear plan to help prevent more migrants reaching Europe’s shores this summer, European Union officials said on Thursday, citing confused requests for equipment to patrol its shores. Libya’s newly trained …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:13 am

Libya’s Biggest Oil Field to Reopen as Refinery Back On

Libya’s biggest oil field, Sharara, reopened as crude began to move through a pipeline connected to the Zawiya refinery, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Oil began to be distributed through the pipeline on Wednesday, and is …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:13 am

Lawmakers urge the US to get serious about Russia’s growing influence in Libya

President Donald Trump at the White House. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Despite President Donald Trump saying the US should step back from Libya, Republican Sen. Bob Corker and Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin on Tuesday called for US engagement in the North …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 5:54 am

ICC unseals warrant for Libya’s Gaddafi-era official

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya’s former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to stop opposition against the country’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi. The warrant, first issued in …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 10:42 am

Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coast

BERLIN – Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants. The German government says a “request list” for Libya’s coast guard also includes ambulances, communications …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:56 am

A European deal with Libya could leave migrants facing beatings, rape and slavery

ROME — For hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants, Italy became a safe harbor, a landing place for those crossing the treacherous cobalt blue of the central Mediterranean Sea. But this long-tolerant nation is moving to create a de facto migrant …

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 1:33 pm

Libya’s warring sides reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome

Rome has brokered a diplomatic breakthrough in Libya that has the potential to bring the two main warring sides together in a new political agreement after years of division, fighting and economic misery. The scale of the breakthrough will be tested later …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 3:58 pm