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Italy's interior minister meets Libyan mayors over people smuggling

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti met Libyan mayors on Saturday to renew a commitment to fight people trafficking as part of an agreement signed earlier this year between Rome and Tripoli. The meeting, which Libya’s interior minister ...

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British foreign secretary visits Libyan strongman, backs ceasefire

TUNIS: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Khalifa Haftar, Libyan commander, during a visit to Benghazi on Thursday and urged him to stick to a ceasefire announced in Paris last month and to back UN-led efforts to end Libya’s conflict.Johnson’s ...

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Libyan on ICC wanted list already in detention: Haftar forces

BENGHAZI: The forces of Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar said on Friday they had detained a senior commander two weeks before the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for his arrest over unlawful killings in the flashpoint city of ...

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Doctors Without Borders Suspends Migrant Rescue Patrols Off Libyan Coast

ROME — The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders said Saturday that it was temporarily suspending the operations of its ship used to rescue migrants because of what it said were threats from Libya’s Coast Guard. The crews of the ...

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A Libyan Commander Says His Forces Have Taken Benghazi

CAIRO — After three years of sporadic combat, the fighting is over in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, at least for now. The city erupted in jubilation late Wednesday after the commander of a militia in the area, Gen. ...

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