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Libya , Tuesday 18 September 2018

News Libya: Trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya done with complete impunity, says UN Report

News source: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2018-09-18/local-news/Trafficking-and-smuggling-of-migrants-in-Libya-done-with-complete-impunity-says-UN-Report-6736196501
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Armed groups in Libya are involved in trafficking of persons and the smuggling of migrants for substantial financial benefits, and with seemingly complete impunity, a recently published UN report has ...

News Libya: Explainer: Libya's divisions

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/explainer-libyas-divisions-123254311.html
Publicated on: Friday 14 September 2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya is set to miss a mid-September deadline to fix a framework for elections in December, part of a U.N.-led effort to reunify and stabilise a country that splintered after the Nat...

News Libya: Libya rivals clash south of capital, causing blackouts

News source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1373986/middle-east
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

TRIPOLI: New clashes flared between rival militias south of Libya’s capital Tripoli on Tuesday, causing widespread power outages, the national electricity firm said. The fighting underscored the fragi...

News Libya: Norway didn’t know much about Libya yet helped bomb it into chaos, state report finds

News source: https://www.rt.com/news/438683-norway-libya-war-report/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

A Norwegian state report says the officials “had very limited knowledge” of what was going on in Libya, but promptly decided to join the US-led intervention, turning the once thriving North African na...

News Libya: Libya to ‘host’ Nigeria in Tunisia next month

News source: https://www.today.ng/sport/football/libya-host-nigeria-tunisia-month-153916
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

The Libyan Football Federation has reportedly opted for Tunisia rather than Algeria as the host country for their matchday four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria next month. Libya a...

News Libya: Libya’s Sarraj Forms ‘Joint Military Force’ in Anticipation of Possible Tripoli Clashes

News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1399411/libya%E2%80%99s-sarraj-forms-%E2%80%98joint-military-force%E2%80%99-anticipation-possible-tripoli
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj announced the formation of a “joint military force” in anticipation of the possible re-eruption of clashes between militias in the c...

News Libya: Libya to re-deploy regular security forces at Tripoli airport

News source: http://english.sina.com/world/af/2018-09-18/detail-ihkhfqns2281372.shtml
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

TRIPOLI, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Regular security forces will be re-deployed to secure Mitiga International Airport in Libya's capital Tripoli, Interior Minister Abdussalam Ashour announced Monday. "A ce...

News Libya: Militia fighting in Tripoli knocks out power in parts of Libya

News source: https://af.reuters.com/article/libyaNews/idAFL8N1W42PO
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

TRIPOLI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Power has gone off in western and southern Libya including the capital Tripoli after renewed fighting between rival groups knocked out most power stations, the state ...

News Libya: Libya welcomes UN Security Council recommendations on illegal oil exports

News source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-09/19/c_137477275.htm
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

TRIPOLI, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Tuesday welcomed the recommendations of the UN Security Council's Panel of Experts regarding illegal oil exports by ...

News Libya: Islamic State’s Deadly Return in Libya Imperils Oil Output

News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/islamic-states-deadly-return-in-libya-imperils-oil-output-1537272001?mod=hp_lead_pos9
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Islamic State is staging a resurgence in chaotic Libya, claiming more than a dozen attacks in the North African country this year and threatening to disrupt the flow of oil from one of the world’s mos...

News Libya: Germany contributes 2 million euros to support municipal elections in Libya

News source: https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/germany-contributes-2-million-euros-support-municipal-elections-libya
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Welcome to The Libya Observer. Your source for comprehensive and feature coverage of Libya daily news and events. Our goal is to bring you authentic and reliable news from different news sources. Mini...

News Libya: World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - Libya : Tuareg

News source: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5b9fb76e7.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Tuareg are nomadic, pastoralist tribes spread across the Saharan regions of Libya, Algeria, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. Within Libya, estimates of their population size vary widely, ranging between ...