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Rights lawyers seek ICC probe into Libyan military leader

Related Articles THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Human rights lawyers have presented evidence to International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors alleging that forces loyal to a key player in Libya’s ongoing power struggle are responsible for crimes including murder, torture and persecution.Tuesday’s filing ...

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Militant threat hangs over Daesh’s former Libyan stronghold

SIRTE, Libya: Nearly a year after Daesh was driven from its Libyan stronghold Sirte, residents surveying their wrecked homes feel neglected and vulnerable, still afraid of the militant threat that has waned but not vanished.Though security in the Mediterranean coastal ...

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Libyan accused in 2012 Benghazi attack appears before US judge

Related Articles WASHINGTON: A Libyan accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic complex in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the US ambassador, appeared Friday before a federal judge in Washington.Mustafa Al-Imam, who authorities said is ...

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Eastern Libyan Central Bank launches its own coins made in Russia

BENGHAZI: Authorities in eastern Libya will circulate their own coins for the first time to ease shortages of money, a Central Bank official said on Friday, in another sign of disunity in the country that has two rival governments in ...

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Libyan authorities recover bodies of Copts beheaded in 2015

Libyan authorities recover bodies of Copts beheaded in 2015

BENGHAZI: Libyan authorities have recovered the bodies of 21 Coptic Christian workers, mostly Egyptians, beheaded in 2015 by Daesh in the coastal city of Sirte.According to a statement issued on Saturday by the media office of anti-Daesh organization Al-Bonyan Al-Marsous, ...

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Rescued migrants say lucky to dodge Libyan coastal clampdown

ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP: Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they had been lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols along the Western coast of Libya that have dramatically reduced arrivals in Italy since July.Last month, Reuters ...

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OPEC oil output slips from 2017 high on renewed Libyan outages

LONDON: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) output has fallen this month by 170,000 barrels per day (bpd) from a 2017 high, a Reuters survey found, as renewed unrest cut supplies in Libya and other members stepped up compliance ...

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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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