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Libya’s Al-Sirraj orders Salafist armed group to leave Mitiga Airport

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, has ordered ,in a new decision on Sunday, the Special Deterrence Force (SDF) to leave Mitiga Airport in Tripoli for the apparatuses of the Interior Ministry. 

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What you need to know about fighting in Libya’s capital

As chaos reigns in Libya, with competing authorities continuing to vie for power, the battle for Tripoli has started once again. The latest round of clashes in Libya’s capital have left at least 50 people dead, including 18 civilians, and over 130 people injured. 

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Hundreds of migrants trapped by clashes in Libya capital evacuated

Hundreds of migrants in Libya’s capital Tripoli have been relocated from government-run detention centres after getting trapped by clashes between rival groups, United Nations and aid sources told Reuters news agency on Thursday.

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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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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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