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Libya says detainees admit murders of seven journalists

TRIPOLI, Libya: Libya’s internationally recognized government on Wednesday said five detainees had admitted to killing five reporters from a local television station as well as two Tunisian journalists, in murders previously claimed by ISIS.

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Libya concerned over EU action on migrants

The European Union sought to reassure Libya on Tuesday that any action being considered by the 28-nation bloc to stem the deadly flow of migrants across the Mediterranean should not be perceived as an attack against the Libyan people.

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Exodus from Libya

There can be no stronger indictment of the international community’s slow response to the tragic events unfolding in Libya and the Mediterranean than reading that children being trafficked resort to drinking their own urine while imprisoned in the hell of a smuggler’s seafaring prison.

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Security source: Egypt embroiled in illegal emigration across Libya

A Libyan security source who declined to be identified has told Arab 21 that the Al-Tabu entity allied with Khalifah Haftar, commander of the army aligned to the dissolved Tabruq Parliament, is actively transporting thousands of illegal emigrants from the south of Libya to the north. The emigrants are taken …

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Libya grapples with migration crisis

Tripoli and Misrata, Libya – Tesru, a 23-year-old Eritrean, bakes in the sun while he waits in line for a doctor to treat his protruding broken ribs at a detention centre in Misrata. Tesru had forked out $1,600 to a trafficker to flee his repressive country and reach Libya’s coast. He …

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