Libya Newswire

Libya Newswire

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  1. Italy wants EU border agency in Africa, not at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... of thousands of migrants fleeing violence and poverty - mostly in Africa and the Middle East - have travelled to Libya to then try to reach Europe by boat. Thousands have died during the crossing. While not exclusively a rescue mission, Frontex has ...

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  2. Exclusive - Sanctioned Libya coastguard commander says hits migrants to protect themRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    BENGHAZI, Libya: A Libyan coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling said he hits migrants but does so for their own safety to prevent them from capsizing. Abdalrahman al-Milad, who heads a coastguard unit in Zawiya, just west of Tripoli, was one of six people sanctioned for involvement in people trafficking or smuggling in Libya on June 7, in the first move of its kind.

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  3. EU Tries to Ease German, Italian Concerns Over MigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    ... its borders and prevent new arrivals. To that end, it has given aid and money to countries including Turkey, Jordan, Libya and Niger. Next week, EU leaders will also agree to look into opening "disembarkation platforms" in regions such as north ...

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  4. Cooperator could soon testify in Buffalo Billion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... announced there is to be an emergency evacuation operation of migrants who are threatened by people traffickers in Libya. It follows reports of white slave traders selling African migrants at markets in the country - an echo of the trans-Saharan ...

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  5. Children make up more than half of the refugee population, U.N. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Children made up 52 percent of the refugee population in 2017, up from 41 percent in 2009, according to a study from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Children make up more than half of the refugee population, U.N. says Children made up 52 percent of the refugee population in 2017, up from 41 percent in 2009, according to a study from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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  6. Libya Coastguard Commander Says He Hits Migrants to Protect ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Marine News

    A Libyan coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling said he hits migrants but does so for their own safety to prevent them from capsizing. Abdalrahman al-Milad, who heads a coastguard unit in Zawiya, just west of Tripoli, was one of six people sanctioned for involvement in people trafficking or smuggling in Libya on June 7, in the first move of its kind.

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  7. Hundreds of Thousands of Child Migrants Detained Across Globe, Reports SayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... sits with her child as they wait before their voluntary return to their country, at a detention center in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 28, 2017. The campaign has researched only a small number of countries that detain children on the basis of their ...

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  8. The Wrong Way to Fix LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    To visit Libya in recent months is to encounter a country holding its breath, caught in the throes of abeyance and a deep foreboding. It is a lawless place, riddled with criminality and flare-ups of fierce fighting in the south and east.

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  9. France Urges Libya to Hold Elections on Time to Save Mediation EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    French President Emanuel Macron has urged Libya to hold its elections on the determined time to save its mediation efforts in Libya from collapsing. France on Monday sought to save its mediation efforts in Libya from collapsing.

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  10. Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Libya's coast guard says it has recovered the bodies of five migrants and rescued 186 others, including women and children, in separate operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Navy spokesman Ayoub Jassem says the migrants, who were found on Sunday and Monday, were taken to a navy base in the capital, Tripoli, and a refugee camp in the town of Tawergha.

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  11. Exclusive: Sanctioned Libya coastguard commander says hits migrants to protect themRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    A Libyan coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling said he hits migrants but does so for their own safety to prevent them from capsizing. FILE PHOTO: Migrants are seen in a rubber dinghy as they are rescued by Libyan coast guards in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, January 15, 2018.

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  12. Italy wants EU border agency in Africa, not at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    Italy wants Europe's border agency to stop migrants in transit countries before they board boats rather than working in the Mediterranean, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday. Migrants sit at a naval base after being rescued by Libyan coast guards in Tripoli, Libya June 18, 2018.

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  13. Five bodies recovered, 191 migrants rescued by Libyan coastguardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Libya's coastguards said that they had rescued 191 migrants and recovered the bodies of five others off the coast to the west of the capital Tripoli. In one incident, 115 people, including 22 women and two children, were picked up and five bodies were recovered after their migrant boat was damaged due to high waves off the coast of Mellitah, 100 kilometres west of Tripoli, Ayoub Qasim, spokesman for the Libyan navy forces, said in a statement late on Monday.

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  14. Destination Europe: HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IRIN

    As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for sub-Saharan Africans following dreams northwards? From returnees in Sierra Leone and refugees resettled in France to those in limbo in Niger or in detention centres in Libya, IRIN explores their choices and challenges over the next two months in this multi-part special report, Destination Europe. Mariam Sesay, 28, knew her family would be delighted if she were in Europe.

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  15. Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodies Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard says it has recovered the bodies of five migrants and rescued 186 others, including women and children, in ...

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  16. 5 migrants drown, 191 rescued off western Libyan coastRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Tripoli, June 19 : Five illegal immigrants were drowned on Monday, and 191 others rescued off the western coast of Libya, Libyan navy spokesperson said. Two separate operations were carried out by the coast guards, Ayob Qassem, adding that the first one was eight miles off Mellita town in the city of Zuwara, some 120 km west of the capital Tripoli, and rescued 115 illegal immigrants on a rubber boat.

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  17. UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Calling for a new approach to tackle the issue, UNHCR says 53 percent of the 68.6 million people displaced are children. Nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, according to the UN refugee agency .

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  18. .com | Clashes at Libya oil sites cause 'catastrophic losses'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News24

    Libya's National Oil Company said on Monday that it suffered "catastrophic losses" when two storage tanks were destroyed during fierce clashes in the country's northeastern oil crescent. Armed groups on Thursday attacked the Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra terminals held by forces loyal to Libyan strongman's Khalifa Haftar around 650km east of Tripoli.

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  19. Libyaa s coast guard recovers five bodies from migrant boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Libya's western coast is the main departure point for migrants trying to reach Europe by the sea, though the number of crossings has dropped sharply since last July. Libyan coastguards said on Monday they had recovered the bodies of five migrants and picked 191 survivors off the coast west of the capital Tripoli.

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  20. Conflicting plans in the continued battles for Sidi Rezegh and the Egyptian frontieRead the original story

    Monday | Panzer Abwehr

    ... had crossed into Egypt and was making for Halfaya Pass. The 15th Armored Division, though, had stopped while still in Libya. The Italian armored division, the Ariete was still near Bir el Gubi. By 25 November, the 21st Armored Division headquarters ...

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