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  1. International Organization for Migration delivers aid to migrants in LibyaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Aid supplies sent by the International Organization for Migration have reached migrants in reception centers in Libya, the UN Support Mission said Sunday. "IOM Libya conducted 24 field visits around Tripoli, including three detention centers, fumigated the Tarik al-Sikka center, delivered 180 liters of cleaning supplies and 320 mattresses, plus hygiene kits to detained migrants, as well as mattresses to 49 arrivals at Souk Al Khamis center," the UN mission tweeted.

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  2. On This Day, Oct. 20: Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle OnassisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    ... including NATO forces, closed in. Gadhafi, 69, ousted from power in a massive revolt two months earlier, had ruled Libya for 42 years. Libyan National Transitional Council fighters celebrate in the streets of Tripoli following news of the fall of ...

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  3. Today in History: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi assassinated in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times of India

    Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar Gaddafi or Colonel Gaddafi was a Libyan revolutionary leader. He governed the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977 and Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 201.

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  4. Migrant crisis: Libya opposes EU plan for centres, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Libya's foreign minister says his country opposes a European Union plan to set up assessment centres for migrants outside the EU. Mr Siala is foreign minister for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord .

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  5. UNHCR evacuates 135 migrants from Libyan capital to NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Geneva, Oct 19 : Amid a deteriorating security situation in Tripoli, the United Nations refugee agency successfully evacuated 135 migrants from Libya to Niger earlier this week - the first airlift since June, the UNHCR said on Thursday. UNHCR staff endured "significant security challenges and restrictions" while completing the evacuation late on Tuesday as rising tensions between rival militias resulted in sporadic exchanges of fire and rockets falling on Tripoli airport, the agency said.

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  6. Tribe of slain Libya rebel commander protests at eastern oil portRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against the appointment of a government minister, a leading member of the tribe said. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Libya's Hariga port in Tobruk, east of Benghazi June 28, 2014.

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  7. UPDATE 2-Tribe of slain Libya rebel commander protests at eastern oil portRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against the appointment of a government minister, a leading member of the tribe said. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Libya's Hariga port in Tobruk, east of Benghazi June 28, 2014.

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  8. Best hidden destination for snorkeling: Tuamotu Islands. "The Tuamotu ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily World

    ... for history lovers: Leptis Magna. "One thing that didn't come out during 2011's blanket press coverage of the Libya revolution was the fact that the North African nation has the absolute best Roman ruins anywhere, outside of Rome itself. The place ...

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  9. Almadar Aljaded launches 4G+ service in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... say that expansion to the south of the country was unlikely any time soon as it was too dangerous to send engineers as Libya remains unstable.

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  10. Libya's Parliament Sets 4 Conditions for New Executive BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Al Bawaba

    Libya's House of Representatives set on Wednesday four conditions for agreeing to cooperate with the High Council of the State on the pre-amendment of the executive authority and the formation of a new presidential council, with a president and two deputies, instead of the current presidential council of the Government of National Accord headed by Fayez al-Sarraj. The House of Representatives' Spokesman, Abdullah Bliheeg, indicated that the parliament approved the request of the High Council on the proposal to amend the new structure of the executive branch.

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  11. Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re in TripoliRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | World News Report

    As part of the preparations to organise the Conference for Libya to be held in Palermo next 12 and 13 November, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, today in Tripoli met with the Libyan Foreign Minister, Mohammed Taher Siyala, the Vice President of the Libyan Presidential Council, Ahmed Maitig, the Head of the Higher Council of State, Khaled Al Meshri, and the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salame.

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  12. Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, Rendition and the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Al Jazeera

    Nearly seven years after the death of Muammar Gaddafi , the British government apologised for handing over a Libyan dissident and his wife to Libya 's intelligence in 2004, knowing that as an opponent of the government, they would be likely to be imprisoned and tortured. Fatima Boudchar was pregnant when she was tortured and kidnapped in Thailand in 2004, in a process that has become known as extraordinary rendition.

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  13. Parts of troubled Libya get 4G telecoms serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    TRIPOLI: Libya's state-owned mobile phone operator al-Madar launched the first 4G services in the North African country, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political turmoil and violence. Public services have deteriorated since the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with frequent clashes between armed groups, political divisions and a lack of funding as much of the state budget is spent on a public payroll and welfare state.

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  14. Study: Rising seas could devastate historical sites across MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    This photo shows the library of the ancient city of Ephesus in the western Turkish coastal city of Izmir, on October 29, 2006. - From Venice and the tower of Pisa to the medieval city of Rhodes, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean basin are deeply threatened by sea level rise, researchers warned on October 16, 2018.

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  15. UPDATE 1-Inquiry into Libyan rebel's killing threatens to open old woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Reuters

    Eastern Libyan authorities have resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a rebel commander in the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, a case that could reopen old wounds. The killing of Abdel Fattah Younes by suspected fellow fighters caused deep rifts within the rebel camp of the kind that have marked the turmoil and violence gripping Libya ever since.

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  16. Inquiry into Libyan Rebel's Killing Threatens to Open Old WoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Voice of America

    In this photo taken July 6, 2011, rebel forces chief commander Abdel Fattah Younes speaks during a rally in the rebel-held city of Benghazi, Libya. Eastern Libyan authorities have resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a rebel commander in the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gadhafi, a case that could reopen old wounds.

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  17. Locsin will find his hands tied with critical issues once he assumes post as top PH diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Manila Bulletin

    ... 2016 ruling of the Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague and fostered closer ties with China. On the kidnapping of OFWs in Libya and Nigeria, Cayetano said they will have a rundown and review the cases, taking into consideration the safety of those ...

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  18. Libya uncovers 35 more bodies at mass graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Manila Bulletin

    Emergency workers on Sunday uncovered another 35 bodies at a mass grave near Libya's Sirte, authorities said, taking to 110 the total number of remains retrieved from the site. Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government gather in Sirte in October 2016, during their offensive to oust Islamic State group jihadists from the city The municipal council in the former jihadist stronghold of Sirte initially said 75 bodies had been found in an agricultural area some 15 kilometres west of the city.

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  19. Libyan cabinet reshuffle draws oppositionRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 14 | Xinhuanet

    The cabinet reshuffle approved by Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister, Fayez Serraj, was strongly opposed by the conflicting parties. Serraj appointed last week new minister of interior, minister of industry and economy, and minister of finance, as well as a new head of the General Authority of Sports and Youth, according to the PM's information office.

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  20. Libya's NOC threatens to halt oil refinery over insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Vanguard

    Libya's National Oil Corporation warned on Sunday it could be forced to suspend production at its Zawiya refinery due to growing security threats to its staff and facilities. "National Oil Corporation's board of directors has alerted the Petroleum Facilities Guard and competent authorities regarding the recent lack of protection and security at the Zawiya refinery," NOC said in a statement.

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