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Libyan MP: 130 MPs sign document denouncing Al-Sarraj

130 MPs in the Libyan House of Representatives signed a document stipulating their distrust of Head of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj, according to  Ibrahim Al-Doursi on Wednesday.  Al-Doursi, who is The member of the Libyan House of Representatives in the eastern city of Tobruk, …

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Refugees rejected by Italy were ‘tortured and raped’ by smugglers in Libya

African refugees who were refused entry by Italy had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, according to the UN migration agency.

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Libya’s oil crescent region is bracing for new armed conflict

The former chief of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) Ibrahim Jodran and Moamar Gaddafi’s tribal loyalists as well as Chadian rebels have been teaming up for a new alliance to carry out a military operation to control not only the oil crescent region but also many more areas in the …

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What are the practical alternatives to Libya’s detention centres?

A few times a week, boats dangerously over-packed with hundreds of scared but hopeful young people leave Libya for Europe. Some of these smuggler-run, barely sea-worthy vessels make it to their destination, predominantly Italy or Spain, where their passengers face uncertainty.

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Aref Nayed re-launches Ihya movement and announces his candidacy for Libya’s forthcoming elections

Aref Nayed, former Libyan ambassador to the UAE and head of the Libyan Institute for Advanced Studies, has re-launched his political movement, named Ihya Libya (Reviving Libya), to ‘‘rescue Libya from its present chaotic divisions, re-establish the rule of law and order and rebuild the country as a prosperous, democratic …

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