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Cousin of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi held in Libya – The Times


The Times

Cousin of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi held in Libya
The Times
A British cousin of the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi has been arrested in Libya in connection with the terrorist attack, The Times has learnt. Mohamed Yunis Abedi, thought to be in his early twenties, left the UK for Libya more than a month

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:03 pm

Isis regroups in Libya after defeats across Iraq and Syria – The Times


The Times

Isis regroups in Libya after defeats across Iraq and Syria
The Times
Hundreds of Islamic State fighters are regrouping in Libya, security officials have warned, as the jihadist group looks to north Africa to rebuild a caliphate that is shrinking in Syria and Iraq. There are now believed to be almost 1,000 Isis members

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:03 pm

Libya’s eastern self-styled army says ICC-wanted executioner is … – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

Libya's eastern self-styled army says ICC-wanted executioner is …
The Libya Observer
The International Criminal Court-wanted Libyan eastern commander, Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, has been arrested and is being investigated by the military …
East Libyan forces say have arrested commander sought by ICCReuters UK
East Libyan elite forces snub ICC over warrant for commander …Business Insider
Libyan army starts probe into ICC-wanted officer – Xinhua | English …Xinhua
Libya Herald
all 5 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:38 pm

Libya repatriates 135 Nigerian migrants – News24


News24

Libya repatriates 135 Nigerian migrants
News24
Tripoli – Libyan authorities on Thursday repatriated 135 Nigerian migrants, including women and children, who had made failed attempts to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, an official said. "We are organising… the voluntary repatriation of 135
Impossible Choice: Why We Cannot Stand Behind Returns To Libya …HuffPost UK
Malta 'in the dark' over Libya IMO communication – Malta TodayMaltaToday
German Gov't Warns Libya Against Restricting Rescue Operations by NGOsSputnik International
Libyan Express –CNN –Xinhua
all 32 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:53 pm

Further oil output rise in Nigeria, Libya unlikely, analysts say … – gulfnews.com


gulfnews.com

Further oil output rise in Nigeria, Libya unlikely, analysts say …
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Libya and Nigeria, which are exempt from Opec production cut agreement, will struggle to increase their production in the coming months due to …
Crude Oil Futures fell Due to Oversupply ConcernsMarket Realist

all 232 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:03 pm

Energy Voice | Libya gets better at keeping oil flowing as industry … – Energy Voice


Energy Voice

Energy Voice | Libya gets better at keeping oil flowing as industry …
Energy Voice
Libya's getting better at resolving stoppages in its oil industry, underpinning a growing perception that the OPEC member is closer to becoming a stable …

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:04 pm

Can the UN achieve peace in Libya? | Middle East | Al Jazeera – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Can the UN achieve peace in Libya? | Middle East | Al Jazeera
Aljazeera.com
The United Nations has embarked on a new push to bring together rivals in the war-torn country.

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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:47 pm

Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean
Telegraph.co.uk
Libya's coastguard threatened to target a Spanish humanitarian ship rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean this week as tensions continue to grow between NGOs and the Libyan government. A ship run by the group Proactiva Open Arms was intercepted by …
Libya Says It Will Shoot Refugee Rescue Boats on SightDaily Beast
Libyans 'threatened' Med migrant aid boat Golfo AzzurroBBC News
Spanish migrant rescue ship threatened by Libyan coastguard: witnessReuters
The Times –talkRADIO (press release) –The Maritime Executive
all 139 news articles »

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 3:05 pm

Libya: Videos Capture Summary Executions | Human Rights Watch – Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Libya: Videos Capture Summary Executions | Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – Forces loyal to the Libyan National Army (LNA) in eastern Libya appear to have executed captured fighters in Benghazi and desecrated corpses, …
East Libyan elite forces snub ICC over warrant for commanderReuters

all 17 news articles »

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:04 am

Three NGOs halt Mediterranean migrant rescues after Libyan hostility – The Guardian


The Guardian

Three NGOs halt Mediterranean migrant rescues after Libyan hostility
The Guardian
Three NGOs have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because of the increasingly hostile stance of the Libyan authorities and coastguard. Save the Children and Germany's Sea Eye have joined Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) in halting …
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'CNN International
Aid Groups Suspend Migrant Rescues Over Libyan ThreatsNBCNews.com
Migrant aid group suspends rescue ship off Libya, cites riskWashington Post
Aljazeera.com –Irish Times –EUobserver –BuzzFeed News
all 218 news articles »

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 1:47 pm

Libya – BingNews

JUST IN!! Libya repatriates 135 Nigerian migrants

Libyan authorities on Thursday repatriated 135 Nigerian migrants, including women and children, who had made failed attempts to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, an official said. “We are organising… the voluntary repatriation of 135 clandestine …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 12:39 am

Libya demands ‘immediate release’ of abducted PM

Members of Libya’s House of Representatives have demanded the “immediate release of former Prime Minister Ali Zeidan without any restrictions or conditions”. In a statement published by the Libyan Al-Wasat newspaper yesterday, the members stressed …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:57 pm

Isis regroups in Libya after defeats across Iraq and Syria

Hundreds of Islamic State fighters are regrouping in Libya, security officials have warned, as the jihadist group looks to north Africa to rebuild a caliphate that is shrinking in Syria and Iraq. There are now believed to be almost 1,000 Isis members …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 4:01 pm

Libya repatriates 135 African migrants

Libyan authorities repatriate 135 African migrants, including many women and young children, who had attempted to cross the Mediterranean into Europe, according to an official in Tripoli. AFP 2:00

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:53 am

Libya: Russia moves for UN solution, but little hope in sight for EU immigration crisis

FILE PHOTO: Migrants sit at a detention center after they were detained by the Libyan authorities in Tripoli, Libya © Hani Amara / Reuters A peace process to unite warring Libya is about to kick off. Russia is once again showing the West diplomacy is the …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:08 am

Libya Gets Better at Keeping Oil Flowing as Industry Stabilizes

Libya’s getting better at resolving stoppages in its oil industry, underpinning a growing perception that the OPEC member is closer to becoming a stable producer again. That’s because of the duration of the incidents. While in prior years protests …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:03 am

Can the UN achieve peace in Libya?

The downfall and death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 was hailed as a victory for democracy by some in the international community. Since then, Libyans have suffered six years of war, chaos and competing governments. The power struggle between …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 3:06 pm

Libya’s Sharara oilfield output dropped after security breaches: engineer

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Production at Libya’s Sharara oilfield dropped to between 130,000 and 150,000 barrels per day (bpd), from about 280,000 bpd, because of recent security breaches, an engineer who works at the field said on Tuesday. Field …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 5:05 pm

Libya army commander arrest sought by ICC for alleged executions

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for a Libyan National Army (LNA)commander accused over the alleged execution of dozens of prisoners. Prosecutors at the world’s permanent war crimes …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:39 am

The Latest: Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish ship

Laura Lanuza, spokeswoman for Proactiva Open Arms, tells The Associated Press that a Libyan patrol boat intercepted one of the NGO’s boats in international waters on Tuesday, ordering it by radio to set course for Libya’s capital of Tripoli. The NGO’s boat …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:16 am

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