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500,000 children face 'immediate danger' in Libya capital: UN

Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, UNICEF said on Monday.

Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby. 

Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days

The migrants from Lybia were trying to make the crossing to Europe.
May 26, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: UN

'Foreign fighters and armed groups... exploit the uncontrolled proliferation of arms and related material in Libya resulting in regular violations of the (UN) arms embargo.'
February 08, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty.
February 03, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

UN concerned over bodies dumped in east Libyan cities

Pictures posted on social media appeared to show the bodies, bloodied and mutilated, lying in the dirt.
January 28, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN

Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe.
November 20, 2017 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Egypt launches air raids in Libya after Christians killed

'The terrorist incident that took place today will not pass unnoticed.'
May 27, 2017 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Militants, guards clash near Libya's Brega port, oil commander wounded

Islamic State militants clashed with a Libyan force guarding oil ports near Brega terminal on Saturday, killing one guard and wounding four including Ibrahim Jathran, leader of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), a spokesman and medical sources said.
April 24, 2016 | 09:22 am GMT+7
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