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West courts Libyan general accused of human rights abuses – The Guardian


The Guardian

West courts Libyan general accused of human rights abuses
The Guardian
European leaders are embracing a Libyan general who has ordered his soldiers to commit war crimes, according to new evidence that has been analysed by senior legal experts. The allegation of human rights abuses by Gen Khalifa Haftar, a former CIA …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 5:00 am

Some Nigerians being used as terrorists in Libya – Shehu Sani – The Punch


The Punch

Some Nigerians being used as terrorists in Libya – Shehu Sani
The Punch
A senator from Kaduna State and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, has decried the spate of human trafficking in the country, saying some Nigerians were being used for terrorist activities in Libya. Sani said this in Abuja

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 3:01 am

New Trump travel ban targets Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen – Fox 32 Chicago


Fox 32 Chicago

New Trump travel ban targets Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen
Fox 32 Chicago
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – The Trump administration announced details of the new permutation of the travel ban on Sunday night, saying it now limits travel from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. The Department of …
President Trump adds North Korea, Libya to new travel banWATE 6 On Your Side
Trump administration announces new travel restrictionsCNN
USA travel ban for Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and YemeneTurboNews
WPXI Pittsburgh –Politico –Wall Street Journal (subscription) –The White House
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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 11:57 pm

US strikes Libya for first time under Trump – CNN


CNN

US strikes Libya for first time under Trump
CNN
"The camp was used by ISIS to move fighters in and out of the country; stockpile weapons and equipment; and to plot and conduct attacks," Africa Command said in a later statement, adding that ISIS operatives in Libya have "been connected to multiple …
US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in LibyaAljazeera.com
US drone strikes kill 17 Islamic State fighters in Libya, military saysWashington Post
17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as US Ends Lull in Libya AirstrikesNew York Times
Economic Times –Daily Mail –Reuters.com
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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 4:36 pm

Iran Says OPEC Action on Output Cuts Must Address Libya, Nigeria – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Iran Says OPEC Action on Output Cuts Must Address Libya, Nigeria
Bloomberg
OPEC's commitment to cutting production to clear a global glut is working, but the group needs to address rising output from Libya and Nigeria, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. Compliance with the output cuts is “acceptable,” Zanganeh
Libyan, Nigerian Output Along With Cutback Extension Downplayed in OPEC MeetingShip & Bunker

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 3:12 pm

German delegation visits Libya – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

German delegation visits Libya
The Libya Observer
The Charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Libya has headed a delegation consisting of representatives of the German foreign, interior and defense ministries on a visit to Tripoli. The German delegation held talks with Deputy Commander of the …

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 2:10 pm

US backs new UN plan to end Libya conflict – The National


The National

US backs new UN plan to end Libya conflict
The National
“The United States welcomes the September 20 United Nations announcement of an action plan to advance political reconciliation in Libya,” the US State Department said late on Friday. “We strongly support UN facilitation as the Libyan people carry out
Khalifa Haftar special forces exhibit debunked as 'propaganda scheme'The Libya Observer

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 12:50 pm

Planned anti-Presidential Council protest banned in Tripoli – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

Planned anti-Presidential Council protest banned in Tripoli
The Libya Observer
Security Forces in Tripoli closed Sunday all roads leading to the capital's main Martyrs' Square with concrete barriers to prevent supporters of Libyan entrepreneur Basit Igtet from gathering on Monday. The measure comes after Tripoli Security

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 12:42 pm

Saif Gaddafi can run for Libya President, says UN envoy – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

Saif Gaddafi can run for Libya President, says UN envoy
The Libya Observer
The UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has disclosed a little bit bold detail about his upcoming action plan in Libya; that is, allowing Moamar Gaddafi's loyalists and ex-regime officials to run for parliamentary and presidential elections. In a one-on
UN proposes new road map for LibyaXinhua
UN delegate to Libya says Gaddafi's son Saif is welcome to run for presidentLibyan Express
UN Envoy Ghassan Salame: Time is not on side of a unified LibyaThe National

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 11:15 am

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast – BBC News


BBC News

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
BBC News
At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized off the Libyan coast. The dinghy, which had been carrying at least 100 people, had set off from Libya's western city of Sabratha last Friday, local officials told the
Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, leaves 5 dead, 90 missingWashington Post
Lighter exodus from Libya comes at morally dubious priceIrish Times
Almost 90 missing, at least 8 dead in Libya migrant shipwreckNews24
The Straits Times –The Libya Observer –The New Arab
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Posted on 21 September 2017 | 10:08 pm

Libya – BingNews

‘US air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya’

Islamic State took over Sirte in early 2015, turning it into its most important base outside the Middle East and attracting large numbers of foreign fighters to the city. FILE: A general view shows destruction in Sirte’s Al-Giza Al-Bahriya district after …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:30 am

US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya

The Trump administration has reportedly moved to increase drone strikes in other countries [File: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP] Six US air strikes on an ISIL desert camp in Libya killed 17 fighters and destroyed three vehicles, the first American attack in Libya …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 11:59 pm

Military: U.S. airstrikes kill 17 Islamic State fighters in Libya

U.S. warplanes launched six airstrikes against Islamic State positions in Libya on Friday, months after militants were driven from safe havens there. The military announced the operation Sunday, saying 17 militants were killed and three vehicles were …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 10:58 pm

Shehu Sani claims some Nigerians are trafficked to Libya for terrorism

Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Shehu Sani, has lamented the spate of human trafficking in the country, saying some Nigerians were being used for terrorist activities in Libya. He made this known in Abuja during a visit to …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:39 pm

US drone strike on ISIS camp in Libya kills 17 militants, military says

American forces on Friday conducted six precision airstrikes in Libya against an ISIS camp, killing 17 militants and destroying three vehicles, the military said in a statement. The camp, located about 150 miles southeast of Sirte, was used by ISIS to move …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:33 pm

US kills 17 ISIS militants in Libya airstrike

by Kyle Feldscher | Sep 24, 2017, 11:08 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article U.S. Africa Command said in a statement U.S. forces conducted six precision airstrikes against an ISIS desert camp Friday …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:32 pm

U.S. drone strikes kill 17 Islamic State fighters in Libya, military says

The U.S. military launched six drone strikes against Islamic State positions in Libya on Friday, months after militants were driven from safe havens there. Officials announced the operation Sunday, saying that 17 militants were killed and three vehicles …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 3:43 pm

U.S. air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six U.S. air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the U.S. military said on Sunday, the first U.S. strikes in Libya since President Donald Trump took office. U.S. Africa …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 1:42 pm

US strikes Libya for first time under Trump

(CNN)The US military conducted airstrikes against ISIS fighters in Libya on Friday, the first time it has struck targets in the North African country since Donald Trump became President. “In coordination with Libya’s Government of National Accord and …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:32 am

Some 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan coast guard says some 100 migrants are missing after a shipwreck off the country’s west coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim told The Associated Press on Thursday that the damaged vessel was found the day before, some 20 kilometers (12 …

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 4:58 am

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