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News Libya » People: At least 264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

News source: https://menafn.com/1098435610/At-least-264-dead-in-battle-for-Libya-capital-WHO
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya's capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization ...

News Libya » People: Gunmen attack migrant detention center in Libya's Tripoli

News source: http://www.startribune.com/un-libya-fighting-reaches-facility-holding-migrants/508993132/
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

"The situation in these detention centres is increasingly desperate, with reports of guards abandoning their posts and leaving people trapped inside," Dujarric said, adding that one facility has been ...

News Libya » People: How will clashes in Libya affect refugees hoping to reach Europe?

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/clashes-libya-affect-refugees-hoping-reach-europe-190423213447985.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

The number of people who reached Europe after departing Libya, Tunisia, and Algeria in the first three months of this year was less than 500, according to European border agency Frontex. Already high, ...

News Libya » People: A Warlord Rises in Libya

News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/04/trumps-praise-haftar-sends-mixed-messages/587890/
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Libya’s political transition disintegrated not long after ... Tripoli, he noted, is a city of 2.5 million people. “The main thing about an international endorsement,” he said, “especially from Trump ...

News Libya » People: Death toll of clashes in Libya's capital rises to 272: WHO

News source: https://menafn.com/1098435420/Death-toll-of-clashes-in-Libyas-capital-rises-to-272-WHO
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

A total of 272 people have been killed and 1,282 others ... to take over Tripoli where the UN-backed government is based. Libya has been struggling to make a democratic transition amid insecurity ...

News Libya » People: UN: Libya fighting reaches facility holding migrants

News source: https://www.stripes.com/news/africa/un-libya-fighting-reaches-facility-holding-migrants-1.578218
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

"The situation in these detention centres is increasingly desperate, with reports of guards abandoning their posts and leaving people trapped inside," Dujarric said, adding that one facility has been ...

News Libya » People: Mbeki: People of Sudan, Libya must be at centre of solutions

News source: https://ewn.co.za/2019/04/24/mbeki-people-of-sudan-libya-must-be-at-centre-of-countries-solutions
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Former President Thabo Mbeki said his panel worked on encouraging the Sudanese people to democratise the country through an inclusive process. Former President Thabo Mbeki. Picture: United Nations ...

News Libya » People: Libya: Horrific attack targeting refugees and migrants at detention centre must be investigated as a war crime

News source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/04/libya-horrific-attack-targeting-refugees-and-migrants-at-detention-centre-must-be-investigated-as-a-war-crime/
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

“This horrific attack also makes patently clear the urgency for EU member states to ensure safe routes out of Libya for refugees and migrants trapped in the country.” One of the people detained at the ...

News Libya » People: Armed men crossing from Libya alleged to be French spies

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/armed-men-crossing-libya-alleged-french-spies-190423174812673.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

In a separate incident, Tunisia's defence ministry said 11 people of different European nationalities had recently tried to enter Tunisian waters from Libya in two rubber dinghies. Quoting a ...

News Libya » People: Libya: Thousands of People At Risk As Fighting Escalates in Tripoli

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201904240675.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely concerned for the safety of civilians in Tripoli as escalating fighting forces thousands of Libyan families to flee their ...

News Libya » People: WHO: 264 Dead in Weeks of Fighting in Libya

News source: https://www.voanews.com/a/who-264-dead-in-weeks-of-fighting-in-libya-/4888997.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

The World Health Organization says 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded in three weeks of fighting by rival governments for control of Libya. The U.N.'s health agency said large numbers of ...