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Fierce fighting rages in Libya - Al Jazeera English

Aljazeera.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Since last year, the Libyan city of Sirte has become ISIL's most important base outside Syria and Iraq.
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Gaddafi henchmen who stole millions from Libya found laundering ...

RT - ‎11 hours ago‎
Three of former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen have been found living comfortably in Britain despite being wanted in Tripoli for ...

Refugees in Libya ′traumatized′ | Africa | DW.COM | 26.07.2016

Deutsche Welle - ‎20 hours ago‎
The bodies of 41 presumed migrants were found washed up on a Libyan beach on Sunday in another tragic reminder that a refugee crisis remains unresolved.
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Libya's U.N.-backed government summons ambassador over ...

Reuters - ‎13 hours ago‎
Libya's U.N.-backed government said on Tuesday it had summoned France's ambassador to protest over the presence of French special forces in eastern Libya.
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Libya: 87 refugee bodies wash up on beach

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The number of bodies of refugees recovered on a Libyan beach since the weekend has risen to 87, according to a media official from the coastal city of Sabratha.

Libya to sue ex-Gadhafi loyalists over 'misappropriated' millions ...

The Daily Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
Libya is planning to sue seven former aides of Moammar Gadhafi in an effort to recover millions of pounds they allegedly stole and took with them to Britain after ...
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Protests Over Western Troops Threaten Libyan 'Unity' Government

Voice of America - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Three French officers were killed last week in a helicopter crash in eastern Libya, prompting France to become the first Western country to acknowledge publicly that it has inserted small teams of special forces to assist rival Libyan factions to ...
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End flood of weapons, no foreign intervention - Libya tells Arab League

Africanews - ‎13 hours ago‎
Libya has called on the Arab League to help stop the flood of weapons into the country which is helping fuel the Islamic State insurgency.
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Libyan Forces Advance in Islamic State-Held City

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Forces for the United Nations-backed Libyan government said Monday they had seized the security headquarters in Sirte, a crucial step toward retaking control of the coastal city that Islamic State has held for 16 months.

Libya to play WCup qualifiers in Egypt

SuperSport - ‎10 hours ago‎
Libya have opted to play their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualification games in neighbouring Egypt, supersport.com can report. According to the Libyan Football Federation (LFF) president, Anwar Al-Tishani, the decision to play the upcoming qualifying matches ...
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Goldman 'Crossed the Line' in Libya, LIA Says as Trial Nears End ...

Bloomberg - ‎16 hours ago‎
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. “crossed the line and established a close, trusting, personal relationship” with officials during Moammar Al Qaddafi's regime, lawyers ...

Libya's health sector crumbling as hospitals face unprecedented crisis

Africanews - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The World Health Organization says about half of Libya's 159 hospitals are either closed or barely delivering services due to the ongoing fighting and the country's weak economic status.
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Libya conflict keeps 279,000 children out of school - Your Middle East

Your Middle East - ‎16 hours ago‎
Banner Icon Fragmented Libya The United Nations warned on Monday that the Libya conflict was preventing some 279,000 children from attending school ...
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Libya conflict keeps 279 000 children out of school: UN

News24 - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Tripoli - The United Nations warned on Monday that the Libya conflict was preventing 279 000 children from attending school across the war-torn country.
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Libya: Tripoli condemns French military involvement

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Libya's UN-backed government has reacted strongly following France's confirmation that its special forces have been operating in the country, which also sparked angry protests in the capital Tripoli against French military intervention.

Tunisia-Libya crossing closed in border takeover bid by Zawia militia

Libya Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
For the second day in a row, the Ras Jadir border crossing btween Libya and Tunisia has been closed to vehicle traffic today as a result of moves by a Zawia militia to oust the guards from Zuwara.
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Health Crisis Across Libya Heightened By Dwindling Resources

The Wire - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Tripoli: Unable to get specialist care for his six-year-old daughter in Libya or a visa for treatment abroad, Abdulhakim Shaybi bought a motor boat and set off with her last month across the Mediterranean.
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Libya summons French ambassador over military presence

Africanews - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Ambassador Antoine Sivan, who is based in neighboring Tunisia for security reasons, is expected to go to Libya in the coming days to respond to the summons, according to a French diplomatic official, media sources report.

Algeria has confiscated 1000s of weapons smuggled from Libya ...

Middle East Monitor - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Algerian security forces have confiscated thousands of weapons and their ammunition smuggled from Libya during the past five years, it has been revealed.
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