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24 Jul
Renewed clashes in the center of the Libyan capital have killed several civilians, including a child. The violence comes amid tense political rivalries in the divided country.
18 Jul
Tribal groups have agreed to end a blockade of Libya's oil production facilities after Tripoli installed a new leader at the National Oil Company (NOC). The move comes amid high global demand for oil.
10 Jul
A U.N.-appointed mission to Libya said on Monday (July 4) there are "probable mass graves" yet to be investigated, possibly as many as 100, in a town where hundreds of bodies have already been found, and it urged Tripoli to keep searching.
3 Jul
Protesters stormed Libya’s parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday and set parts of it ablaze, venting their anger at deteriorating living conditions and months of political deadlock.
24 Jun
The NGO Doctors without Borders is calling for humanitarian corridors to be created for asylum seekers stuck in Libya, who often face torture and abuse in Libyan detention centres. Now safely in Niger, two former detainees spoke to our correspondents about their harrowing ordeal. They were able to leave Libya thanks to the Emergency Transfer Mechanism, a programme set up by the UNHCR to evacuate migrants to Niger. Nearly 4,000 people have been evacuated from Libya through this mechanism since 2018.
18 Apr
Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said the al-Feel oil field had been shut down due to a group of people disrupting the operation. Disruptions were also reported at the Zueitina oil port.
1 Mar
In the Libyan capital, colourful chicken and strut their feathers as they compete in the country's first chicken beauty pageant.
16 Feb
Libya faced the challenge of two prime ministers Thursday after parliament named a rival to the existing unity government's chief Abdulhamid Dbeibah, hours after his convoy was targeted in a drive-by shooting. The appointment of a second prime minister threatens to spark a new power struggle in the war-torn nation.
14 Feb
Libya faced the challenge of two prime ministers Thursday after parliament named a rival to the existing unity government's chief Abdulhamid Dbeibah, hours after his convoy was targeted in a drive-by shooting. The appointment of a second prime minister threatens to spark a new power struggle in the war-torn nation.
12 Feb
we spoke to members of two refugee communities currently blocked in countries and requesting resettlement. First, in Indonesia, members of the Hazara ethnic minority from Afghanistan told us about their rising desperation to be moved to a third country after police violence and a suicide in their community. Some of these refugees have spent over a decade in Indonesia, where they are unable to drive, work or go to school.
10 Feb
Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was apparently on his way home when his vehicle was reportedly attacked in the early morning. The reports came ahead of a parliament vote to replace him.
23 Dec 2021
After much speculation, Libya's polls have been postponed. Organisers said it’s ‘impossible’ to hold the vote on Friday. The electoral commission has suggested January 24th as the new deadline. A Tunisian court sentences an ex-President Moncef Marzouki to four years in prison. He’s a vocal critic of the current leader, who has described current leader Kais Saied as a "dictator". Nigeria destroys more than million doses of expired Covid vaccines. As rich countries donate jabs with short shelf life, poorer nations continue their fight against vaccine hesitancy.

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