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Due to prevalence of Indian variant, Libya closes borders with Tunisia for a week from midnight yesterday – universities closed until after Eid

Due to the prevalence of the Indian/Delta Coronavirus variant in Tunisia and ‘‘the announcement by the Tunisian Ministry of Health of the collapse of the health system’’ in Tunisia, the Libyan government announced yesterday that it is closing its borders with its neighbour for a week starting from midnight last …

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Report: Washington relaunches plan of surveillance on Libya-Tunisia border

The US justice department’s counterterrorism division has revived its plan to acquire balloons to keep the border between Libya and Tunisia under surveillance, saying that following the failure of Lockheed Martin and TCOM, two other US firms are still in the running, according to the French website, Africa Intelligence.

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Algeria: Haftar ‘did not’ take control of border crossing

An Algerian media website specialising in security and military issues has said that the claim that Libya’s Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar took control of the Issine Border Crossing is fake news. According to Mena Defence, the story was fabricated by pro-Haftar media as part of the psychological warfare against Algeria …

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EUBAM says EU to consider training Libyan border guards

European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) said the EU and EUBAM will look into providing Tripoli-based assistance and training to the Border Guards and to other Libyan border agencies to secure Libyan borders all over the country.

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Dbeibah: Libya cannot solely tackle migration problem

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, stressed that Libya, being a transit country, is incapable to stop the migration crisis on its own, but rather, it requires serious cooperation by the European Union (EU), with the source countries of the migrants.

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