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Human Rights Watch has called on the UN-backed Libyan government to investigate the disappearance of hundreds of residents of the town of Tarhuna.

The Turkish group arrived in Libya following the passing of a law to continue deployment of Turkish troops for an additional 18 months.

Libya factions disagree on mechanism for naming transitional government

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Libya factions disagree on mechanism for naming transitional government

The forum failed to break the deadlock on the selection mechanism despite six online meetings since their face-to-face talks in Tunisia in November.

Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

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Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

Three alleged perpetrators, all in their 30s, were arrested and referred to prosecutors for investigation, officials said.

Key players meet virtually to push for Libya ceasefire

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Key players meet virtually to push for Libya ceasefire

The UN is helping to chair a virtual meeting between Libyan leaders in an attempt promote a ceasefire.

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16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

Nearly two dozen migrants who had been fleeing the war-torn country died after the boat carrying them capsized.

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UN expresses concern over 'dramatic turn' in Libya crisis

The UN said the power struggle emerging between Tripoli's leaders after the shooting and abduction of protesters “underlines the urgent need to ...

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Libya's Tripoli- based government suspends minister after shooting

Interior Minister Fathi Bashaga will face an investigation over ‘violations’ committed against protesters.

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Amnesty urges release of abducted Libyan protesters

Amnesty International called for the release of at least six protesters abducted during a demonstration in Libya's capital Tripoli.

Libya's government announces cease-fire, calls for elections

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Libya's government announces cease-fire, calls for elections

The government announced a ceasefire amid fears of an escalation in violence.

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Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

The US military has accused Russia of sending mercenaries to fight in Libya.

France accuses Turkey of violating UN embargo on Libya

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France accuses Turkey of violating UN embargo on Libya

France has accused Turkey of repeatedly violating a UN arms embargo on warn-torn Libya.

UN says migrants feared drowned in capsizing off Libya

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UN says migrants feared drowned in capsizing off Libya

Libyan authorities are conducting searches for the bodies of 12 migrants who went missing off the coast of Zawiya.

Tripoli campaign to continue despite losses

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Tripoli campaign to continue despite losses

General Haftar's forces have said they will continue to fight forces allied with the UN-supported government in Tripoli, despite heavy losses in ...

Seven UN agencies urge Libya cease-fire to contain coronavirus

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Seven UN agencies urge Libya cease-fire to contain coronavirus

Latest assessments found that as a result of the spread of Covid-19, most cities in Libya are facing shortages of basic food items.

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Libyan official: 5 killed, dozens wounded in Tripoli shelling

It was the latest attack on Tripoli by the eastern forces’ commander Khalifa Haftar.

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Rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappears in the Mediterranean

A rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappeared earlier this month and is feared to have become an "invisible shipwreck".

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Haftar's forces 'violate ceasefire' minutes after it takes effect

The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) reported forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar had violated the ceasefire minutes after in ...

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Libya collects evidence of Russian mercenaries fighting alongside Haftar

The GNA has documented between 600 to 800 Russian fighters in Libya and is collecting their names in a list to present to the Russian government.

Libyan coastguard rescues dozens of Europe-bound migrants

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Libyan coastguard rescues dozens of Europe-bound migrants

Libya's coast guard said on Wednesday it has rescued 96 migrants off the Mediterranean coast who had been attempting to reach Europe.

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More than 8,000 flee Libya's Haftar Tripoli offensive: UN

More than 8,000 people have fled fighting around Libya's capital, half of whom have been displaced over the last two days, the United Nations ...

Over 100 migrants, refugees killed in Libya traffickers' escape

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Over 100 migrants, refugees killed in Libya traffickers' escape

Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya.

Libyan Tawergha families displaced in 2011 to return home

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Libyan Tawergha families displaced in 2011 to return home

Libyan families displaced from the town of Tawergha after being driven out by militias following the 2011 uprising that evolved into a ruinous ...

Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

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Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry discussed the conflicts in Libya and Syria as they met in ...

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