Algeria-USA: Polisario, Libya & Sahel Discussed

Algeria-USA: Polisario, Libya & Sahel Discussed

ALGIERS, 9 January 2021 – The US delegation visiting Algeria discussed the disputed Western Sahara, the ceasefire in neighboring Libya and anti-terror operations across the Sahel, according to Algerian officials. The three top US officials in the delegation are...
Libya: HRW Demands Probe of Atrocity Crimes

Libya: HRW Demands Probe of Atrocity Crimes

NEW YORK, 9 January 2021 – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Libya’s UN-backed government to probe reports of atrocity crimes committed in Tarhuna city by Kaniyat militia. The militia engaged in kidnappings, detention, torture, murder, extrajudicial killings and...
Libya: 265 Africans Migrants Reach Sicily

Libya: 265 Africans Migrants Reach Sicily

SICILY, 5 January 2021 – Two hundred and sixty-five migrants rescued at sa off the coast of Libya have safely disembarked after arriving Sicily, Italy. Those rescued include 13 women and seven children, the proactive Open Arms non-governmental organization confirmed...
Libya: Army Says “No” to Guterres

Libya: Army Says “No” to Guterres

TRIPOLI, 3 January 2021 – The army in Libya has expressed opposition to a proposal by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to send international forces to monitor and support the country’s ceasefire. The proposal constitutes unacceptable interference according...
Libya: Over 5,000 Migrants Deported

Libya: Over 5,000 Migrants Deported

TRIPOLI, 3 January 2021 – More than 5,000 migrants were deported from Libya in the course of 2020, according to data released by Libya’s interior ministry. Tripoli said it deported 5,360 migrants in all as of 29 December 2020. Two global agencies – the International...
Libya: UNDP Launches Cash for Work Program

Libya: UNDP Launches Cash for Work Program

TRIPOLI, 25 October 2020 – The United Nations has launched a pilot “Cash for Work” program in Bu Sleem municipality in the greater area of the Libyan capital, targeting an initial 100 people. The program is funded by the Government of Japan and implemented in the...
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