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Libya: Two women and two girls killed in Tripoli beach by artillery fire

Two women and two girls were killed and fifteen others injured Tuesday night by artillery fire on a beach near Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials said. According

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Libya: Fierce fighting in Tripoli killed more than 28 people

At least 28 people were killed and over 100 wounded Friday in violent clashes between rival armed militias in Tripoli, according to spokesman for the Ministry of Health Anwar Frajallah,

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Libya: 2.4 million people need humanitarian aid (UN)

“The fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 plunged Libya into the chaos of rival militias battle for control of the country, indulging wars cannot thank you”. The United Nations has

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Libya : 10 women migrants die and 107 rescued by Italian coast guard

Ten women have died in a sinking migrant boat off the coast of Libya, while 107 people have been rescued, according to the Italian coast guard. The bodies of ten

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Libya: UN urges humanitarian ceasefires, safe exit of civilians trapped in Benghazi

The top United Nations relief official for Libya today called for humanitarian ceasefires and the safe exit of civilians trapped in fighting areas in Benghazi, following reports that many families,

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Libya clashes kill 28 civilians; injure 38 since January 2016 (UN)

At least 28 civilians have lost their lives and 38 others have sustained injures in clashes across Libya in the past two months, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

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Dozens of African migrants feared drowned off Libya

Up to 40 African migrants are feared drowned off the coast of Libya. Survivors who came ashore in Sicily after being rescued by a German navy ship told aid agencies

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192 Egyptians flee Libya through Tunisia amid rising ISIL threat

Reports said on Friday that the Egyptians left Libya from the Ras Jdir border crossing and headed towards the Tunisian island of Djerba. Cairo said it will send planes to

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Bombs kill 40 in Libya in apparent revenge for Egyptian air strikes

Three car bombs ripped through the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah on Friday, killing 40 people and wounding 70 in what officials described as a revenge attack for Egyptian air

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About 700 migrants rescued from boats near Libya

Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast on Friday, days after more than 300 people died trying to