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Libya’s combatants declare key coastroad open
Middle East

Libya’s combatants declare key coastroad open

TRIPOLI, July 30 (Reuters) – Libya’s warring sides said on Friday they had reopened the main coastroad across the frontline,…
Qatar names ambassadors to Egypt and Libya, says emir’s office
Middle East

Qatar names ambassadors to Egypt and Libya, says emir’s office

DUBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday named ambassadors to Egypt and Libya,…
UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead
Middle East

UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead

CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying African migrants capsized off Libya’s coast Monday, leaving at least 57 people presumed dead,…
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast
Middle East

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe,…
Egypt returns 140 stranded citizens from Libya
Egypt

Egypt returns 140 stranded citizens from Libya

The Egyptian Embassy in Libya has successful returned 140 stranded Egyptian citizens, including 17 minors under the age of 18,…
Amnesty condemns ‘complicity’ of European states in Libya migrant ‘horror’
Middle East

Amnesty condemns ‘complicity’ of European states in Libya migrant ‘horror’

Amnesty International on Thursday condemned “the ongoing complicity of European states” for cooperating with authorities responsible for “horrific violations” committed…
Arab countries pledge aid as Tunisia struggles with COVID pandemic
Middle East

Arab countries pledge aid as Tunisia struggles with COVID pandemic

TUNIS, July 9 (Reuters) – Several countries promised to help Tunisia fight the coronavirus on Friday as the north African…
UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections
Middle East

UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections

GENEVA, July 2 (Reuters) – UN-sponsored talks aimed at paving the way for elections in Libya in late December failed…
Libyan navy acknowledges dangerous chase of migrant boat
Middle East

Libyan navy acknowledges dangerous chase of migrant boat

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan maritime authorities have acknowledged that a Libyan coast guard vessel had fired warning shots at a…
Libyan unity PM says coast road reopened ahead of Berlin talks
Middle East

Libyan unity PM says coast road reopened ahead of Berlin talks

TRIPOLI, June 20 (Reuters) – The head of Libya’s unity government said on Sunday he had reopened the main coast…
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