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Number of displaced civilians from Tripoli’s war hits 199,925 people, UNHCR confirms

The internally displaced civilian count in Tripoli since the beginning of the war has risen to 199,925 people, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) confirmed Sunday.

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Wadi Utba social council confirms most Murzuq residents have been displaced

The head of social council of Wadi Utba Abdelkader Al-Sheikh said over 75% of the Murzuq residents had been displaced to their town, saying their conditions are very miserable as the town of Wadi Utba cannot provide for them for the number of displaced families needs support from everyone.

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Life in besieged Tripoli

On 4 April, the Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar reached the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya’s capital. Unable to proceed, the LNA effectively laid siege to the city in the hope that it could take it from the Government of National Accord. To date, neither side has …

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Saving Lives in Libya’s Nightmarish War

On July 3, 2019, an airstrike by the forces of Libyan General Khalifa Haftar on a migrant detention center in Tajura, a neighborhood outside the capital, Tripoli, killed fifty-three migrants and refugees. Scenes of carnage in the ruined facility—“it was horrible, blood is everywhere, somebody’s guts in pieces,” related one …

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