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Africa: Libya

Libya's then-prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj, flanked by journalists, visits Tripoli port after it was hit by rocket fire on February 19, 2020.  By Mahmud TURKIA AFPFile

Amnesty accuses Libya state-backed militia of abuses

May 4, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Amnesty International on Wednesday accused a powerful government-backed Libyan armed group of abuses against migrants an ...

May 3, 2022 | Africa: Libya

On a medical ship off the Italian coast, rescued migrants are colouring in a map of Africa, where many started their per ...

Apr 27, 2022 | Africa: Libya

At least 130 people, mainly civilians, have been killed by landmines and other explosives left after heavy fighting in 2 ...

Apr 21, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Libya's rival government selected by parliament in the east met for the first time Thursday, challenging a cabinet broke ...

Apr 21, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Libya's oil industry, the lifeblood of its economy, has fallen hostage once more to a political schism, as the re-emerge ...

Apr 19, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Libya's National Oil Corporation announced Tuesday the closure of a second export terminal, paralysing the vital energy ...

Apr 17, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Gharyan's unique underground houses were hewn into the mountainside centuries ago, and many lie abandoned, but residents ...

Apr 4, 2022 | Africa: Libya

With the arrival of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in war-scarred Libya, a group of volunteers work around the clock t ...

Mar 27, 2022 | Africa: Libya

The Libyan people want to end a decade of violence and elect a government, showing zero appetite for further conflict ...

Mar 22, 2022 | Africa: Libya

With the world focused on Ukraine, UN mediators are trying to avoid a political crisis degenerating into new violence in ...

Mar 10, 2022 | Africa: Libya

The Libyan city of Gharyan sculpted a reputation for ceramics generations ago, but fragile demand is forcing potters to ...

Mar 4, 2022 | Africa: Libya

The United Nations' top official in conflict-scarred Libya offered Friday to mediate between political rivals in a renew ...

Mar 3, 2022 | Africa: Libya

Libya's parliament swore in a rival cabinet on Thursday in a bid to oust the unity government, a move that has raised fe ...

Mar 3, 2022 | Africa: Libya

The Libyan parliament's pick for prime minister has accused his rival in Tripoli of blocking ministers-in-waiting from t ...

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