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News Roundup – Wed, Jun 28, 2017 – The Libya Observer


News Roundup – Wed, Jun 28, 2017
The Libya Observer
Sources close to the management of Akhdhar Football Club in Bayda have stated that they have officially agreed with Libyan coach Jamal Abu Nuwara to train the club's first football team. The sources added that Abu Nuwara will start training the team

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:24 pm

Haftar, Saleh to visit Saudi Arabia to resolve Libya’s crisis – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Haftar, Saleh to visit Saudi Arabia to resolve Libya's crisis
Libyan Express
The sources added that the visit of Haftar and Saleh, who are backed bu Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt, is going to be centered on finding a solution to the current crisis in Libya and fighting terrorism. Saudi Arabia has been named quite often in links

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:05 pm

Egypt accuses Qatar of funding terrorists in Libya at the UN Security Council – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Egypt accuses Qatar of funding terrorists in Libya at the UN Security Council
Al-Arabiya
Egypt UN ambassador Omar Abu al-Atta said that terrorism is the main challenge affecting Libya's stability, and its negative impact extends to neighboring countries and the region as a whole. Abu al-Atta added that terrorism is increasing in Libya
Egypt accuses Qatar of financing terrorists in LibyaXinhua
Cairo Calls on UN to Look Into Qatar's Alleged Ties With Libyan TerroristsSputnik International
Egypt's UN delegation blames Qatar, other unnamed country in the region for terrorism in LibyaAhram Online

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 11:45 am

Spotlight: IS group tends to cash in on Libya rifts to offset losses – Xinhua


Spotlight: IS group tends to cash in on Libya rifts to offset losses
Xinhua
TRIPOLI, June 28 (Xinhua) — Following IS loss of a large number of leaders and individuals in the decline of its forces, the possibility of movements in Libya began to surface again, said a senior Libyan official Wednesday. Libya is still suffering

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 11:39 am

‘Over 2000 Nigerians in Libyan private prisons’ – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

'Over 2000 Nigerians in Libyan private prisons'
Guardian (blog)
Nigerians still being held in various private prisons in Libya are in excess of 2,000, The Guardian has learnt. These Nigerians, who are mainly within 20 to 35 years of age, who left the country in search of greener pastures overseas, are being held

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 4:35 am

At Least 24 Migrants Die as Thousands Rescued in Seas off Libya – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

At Least 24 Migrants Die as Thousands Rescued in Seas off Libya
U.S. News & World Report
Rescuers carry a bag containing the dead body of a migrant at the coast of Tajoura, east of Tripoli, Libya, June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny Reuters. TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Red Crescent volunteers recovered the bodies of 24 migrants on Tuesday that …
25 migrants found dead on Libya coast: Red CrescentDaily Mail
Irish naval ship 'rescues 712 people' off Libyan coastAljazeera.com
Will Libya Succeed in Becoming 'Europe's Guardian' to Stop Immigrants?Asharq Al-awsat English

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:27 pm

Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from Libya – News24


News24

Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from Libya
News24
Cairo – Egypt's military says its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that "criminal elements" were attempting to cross the western border with Libya. The military said, in a
Egyptian air strikes hit 12 vehicles crossing from Libya: militaryReuters
Egyptian warplanes hit arms convoy from Libya: armyDaily Mail
Egyptian warplanes destroy 12 arms-laden vehicles en route to western LibyaLibyan Express
Egyptian Streets –Asharq Al-awsat English –Al-Bawaba
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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:04 pm

Libya remains the main source of destabilization of the Sahel countries: a report – Libya Herald


Libya Herald

Libya remains the main source of destabilization of the Sahel countries: a report
Libya Herald
Libya remains the main source of destabilization of the Sahel countries and the state seems to have a minor presence in the vast southern porous region, a report released this month states. The report says that a military solution would not solve the

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 5:52 pm

Hundreds of fighters from Chad, Darfur feeding off Libya’s turmoil … – Reuters


Hundreds of fighters from Chad, Darfur feeding off Libya's turmoil …
Reuters
Hundreds of fighters from Chad and Sudan's Darfur region are feeding off instability in Libya, battling for rival factions, seeking to build rebel movements and …

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 5:39 pm

New IRA-Libya compensation bill makes its first appearance … – Belfast Newsletter


Belfast Newsletter

New IRA-Libya compensation bill makes its first appearance …
Belfast Newsletter
A bill aimed trying to get compensation for victims of Libyan-backed IRA terror had its first reading in the House of Lords on Monday – the first step on its way to …

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Posted on 26 June 2017 | 5:55 pm

Libya – BingNews

More than 8,000 migrants rescued in waters off Libya past 48h

More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 hours in difficult weather conditions, Italy’s coastguard said Tuesday. “On Monday, we rescued about 5,000 people from four large boats, one smaller one and 18 rubber …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:38 am

Call to all residents of Libya to reduce energy consumption

Welcome to The Libya Observer. Your source for comprehensive and feature coverage of Libya daily news and events. Our goal is to bring you authentic and reliable news from different news sources. HoR Defense Committee declares Italian Ambassador persona …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:30 am

5,000 refugees rescued, 24 found dead off Libya

Rescuers have managed to save a large number of migrants from the Mediterranean Sea, while also recovering at least 24 bodies of people who could not be saved at Libyan shores. Volunteers with the international Red Crescent recovered the bodies, which had …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:28 am

Libya’s Illegal Migration: The Urgent Need for a New Strategy

More than 2,500 migrants were rescued and 50 went missing at sea over the 10 June weekend after leaving Libya. According to the UN refugee agency, the migrants originated mainly from sub-Saharan Africa and were sent onto the sea in dilapidated boats off …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:19 am

Over 20 migrants die as thousands rescued off Libya

Over 20 bodies have washed up on the Libyan coast as thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean. Jacob Greaves reports.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 5:52 am

At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued off the coast of Libya

Volunteers recovered 24 bodies on Libya’s shores on Tuesday as 5,000 migrants were rescued in a single day. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world’s largest international …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 4:14 am

At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

Rescuers carry a bag containing the dead body of a migrant at the coast of Tajoura, east of Tripoli Thomson Reuters TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Red Crescent volunteers recovered the bodies of 24 migrants on Tuesday that were washed up in an eastern suburb of the …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:07 pm

25 migrants found dead on Libya coast: Red Crescent

The bodies of at least 25 migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe were found near Tripoli Tuesday, the Libyan Red Crescent said. Some of the corpses were washed ashore on a beach near the Libyan capital, but most were on rocks off the suburb of Tajoura …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:40 pm

Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from Libya

CAIRO – Egypt’s military says its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that “criminal elements” were attempting to cross the western border with Libya. The military said, in a …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:30 am

Haftar forces make gains in Libya’s Benghazi

East Libyan forces say they have gained control over one of two key remaining districts in Benghazi where they had faced armed resistance. The advance in the central Souq al-Hout neighbourhood on Saturday was the latest step in the slow progress of the …

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 2:30 am

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