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By IAfrica
Sep 17th, 2014
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  Libya: ICRC and Libyan Red Crescent deliver urgently needed medical aid   GENEVA, Switzerland, September 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Urgently needed medical supplies today reached Al-Zahra hospital in Warshefana, on t...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said. Only 26 people have been rescued so far, navy spokesman Ayub Qa...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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September 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni reiterated accusations made previously by Tripoli against Qatar and Sudan of backing Islamist militias by sending arms shipments into the restive north African nation. L...
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Sep 12th, 2014
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Libya hopes to hold a referendum on a new constitution in December, a committee said on Thursday, undeterred by a descent into chaos and violence that has forced the elected parliament to move hundreds of miles from the capital. But in a reminder of th...
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Sep 12th, 2014
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  SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE CONCERNING LIBYA ISSUES UPDATE TO ITS IMPLEMENTATION ASSISTANCE NOTICE #2 ON ARMS EMBARGO   NEW YORK, September 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 11 September 2014, the Security Council Committ...
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Sep 10th, 2014
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September 9, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese ambassador in Cairo and the permanent representative to the Arab League, Abdel-Haleem Abdel-Mahmood, revealed that Khartoum had asked Libya to retract a statement it issued last week and apologise for a...
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Sep 8th, 2014
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TRIPOLI Libyan authorities have confirmed the grounding of a military aeroplane coming from Sudan, which was “laden with weapons bound for rebels”. In a statement issued on Saturday, Libya’s newly elected government claimed that the m...
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Sep 7th, 2014
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Libya said a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed faction had entered its airspace to supply a “terrorist group” with ammunition, a government statement said on Saturday. Sudan confirmed it...
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Sep 7th, 2014
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September 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Libyan government ordered the Sudanese military attaché to leave the country, amid accusations by Tripoli about the involvement of Khartoum in supporting some of the Libyan warring factions. A statement b...
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Sep 5th, 2014
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  Displaced Migrants Face Growing Risks in Libya as Fighting Intensifies   GENEVA, Switzerland, September 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Libya is monitoring the growing insecurity of some 200,000 overseas migrants livin...