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  1. Nearly 300 migrants rescued off Libya - coastguardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Egypt Today

    Some 299 migrants, who included 40 women and 19 children, were picked up early Tuesday in Mediterranean waters off the western city of Zliten, spokesman General Ayub Kacem said.

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  2. .com | Libya coastguard rescues nearly 300 migrants at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | News24

    Libya's coastguard has rescued nearly 300 migrants including dozens of women and children from unseaworthy boats as they tried to reach Europe, a navy official said Wednesday. The 299 migrants, who included 40 women and 19 children, were picked up early on Tuesday in Mediterranean waters off the western city of Zliten, navy spokesperson General Ayub Kacem said.

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  3. Libyan coast guard intercepts nearly 300 migrants east of TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Egypt Today

    The migrants were intercepted near the town of Zliten by one of several coastguard vessels that Italy repaired and delivered to Libya earlier this year. Libya's western shoreline is the main departure point for migrants trying to reach Europe by boat, many of them fleeing conflict or poverty.

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  4. Boats with Nearly 300 Migrants were Detected Near the Libyan CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Sofia News Agency

    Libyan Coast Guard said today that it has encountered two inflatable boats with 299 African migrants , including 40 women and 19 children, in the Mediterranean east of Tripoli, an Israeli press reported. The migrants were rescued yesterday near the Libyan town of Zliten and taken to the port of Tripoli.

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  5. Libyan coast guard intercepts 299 migrants from sub-Saharan African countries east of TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Times of Oman

    Migrants arrive at a naval base after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard, in Tripoli, Libya on October 31, 2017. Photo - Reuters Migrants arrive at a naval base after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard, in Tripoli, Libya on October 31, 2017.

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  6. Libya: Incitement Against Religious MinorityRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Supreme Fatwa Committee linked to one of Libya's competing governments should repeal a discriminatory religious edict accusing `Ibadi faith followers in Libya of "deviance" and adherence to an "infidel" doctrine, Human Rights Watch said today. The government linked to the committee, the Interim Government based in Al-Bayda, and parliament have yet to respond publicly to this edict.

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  7. Over 100 migrants rescued off LibyaRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Nerve News

    Geneva, June 6 Libyan coastguard picked up 110 African migrants, including 40 women and three children, the United Nations migration agency said on Tuesday. The migrants were plucked from the sea off the coastal city of Zliten in northeast Libya, the International Organisation for Migration said.

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  8. Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert valleys after Sirte defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Islamic State militants have shifted to desert valleys and inland hills southeast of Tripoli as they seek to exploit Libya's political divisions after defeat in their former stronghold of Sirte, security officials say. FILE PHOTO: An Islamic State flag is seen in this picture illustration taken February 18, 2016.

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  9. Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert valleys after Sirte defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Reuters

    Islamic State militants have shifted to desert valleys and inland hills southeast of Tripoli as they seek to exploit Libya's political divisions after defeat in their former stronghold of Sirte, security officials say. The militants, believed to number several hundred and described as "remnants" of Islamic State's Libya operation, are trying to foment chaos by cutting power and water supplies and to identify receptive local communities, the officials said.

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