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Libya’s eastern authorities say suspects in killing of US teacher arrested

Authorities in eastern Libya said Thursday they have taken into custody suspects in the 2013 killing of a U.S. chemistry teacher in Benghazi, and that more suspects would be tried over the deadly attack a year earlier that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans there.

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UN Security Council pledges to prevent illegal export of Libyan oil

Chairman of the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee on Libya Olof Skoog emphasized during his meeting with Mustafa Sanallah Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) the UN’s commitment to prevent any illegal export of Libyan oil and refined products.

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Petroleum Economist reveals 9% of Libyan smuggled fuel sold in Italian gas stations

Petroleum Economist, a monthly magazine that provides macro-economic and geopolitical analysis of the energy industry, said Friday that 9 percent of the smuggled Libyan petrol is being sold at Italian gas stations, citing a source from Libya’s National Oil Corporation.

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Back to business: Tunisia-Libya border reopening sparks hope for locals dependent on smugglers

Tunisian traders are back to business in the southeastern town of Ben Guerdane, following the reopening of the Ras Jedir border crossing between Tunisia and Libya on September 1.

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The Tebu: the little-known community at the heart of Libya’s people smuggling trade

If you’re a migrant who has made your way into Libya, chances are you’ve met a Tebu. Nearly all the smugglers plying the busiest migration route from Agadez in Niger to the outskirts of the Libyan people smuggling hub of Sebha belong to this indigenous Saharan ethnic group, which since …

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At Libya’s unchecked southern borders, a key to easing the migration crisis

As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From returnees in Sierra Leone and refugees resettled in …

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