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Migrants: Libyan coast guard rescues 60 Bangladeshi.

Spokesperson, they were brought to Zawiya on Sunday

- ANSA - IT

Ex-Libya exporters seek new market in Algeria.

Maltese manufacturers are looking at Algeria to replace lost business in Libya as the country remains plagued with instability. Algeria ranked first for new markets in the profiling exercise of manufacturing companies conducted by Trade Malta, a partnership between the government and the Malta Chamber of Commerce, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Kenyan doctors killed in raid on Libya Isis base.

Kitale medics were on a list of wanted terrorists and were shot dead in Libya.

- Daily Nation - KE

Futures Movers: Oil climbs on Libya output woes, hopes for extension of OPEC-led production cuts.

Oil prices climb Tuesday, buoyed by news of disruptions to Libyan crude production and talk of a six-month extension to an OPEC-led pact to limit global output.

- Marketwatch - US

Libya's Oil Output Down 252,000 Bpd After Shutdown At Sharara, Wafa Fields.

Production at the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa has been blocked by armed factions, reducing output by 252,000 barrels per day.

- Rigzone.com - US

Oil prices bounce on signs of market tightening.

A wider spread between crude oil benchmarks and signs of trouble in Libya gave oil prices a bounce early Tuesday on signs of short-term tightening of supplies.

- UPI - US

Oil prices rise with Libya disruption but upside capped.

Libya supply cut by a third due to armed faction action

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Oil rises on weak dollar, but bloated supply still weighs.

Oil prices rose on Tuesday thanks to a weakened dollar, supply disruption in Libya and the latest comments from officials suggesting OPEC could extend its deal cutting global production.

- BDNews24 - BD

Resurgent Russian military expands into Afghanistan, Libya.

The Kremlin's ambitions in the Middle East reach far beyond Syria, according to US officials.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Oil rises on weak dollar, but bloated supply still weighs.

Libya supply cut by a third due to armed faction action

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Saudi King Salman arrives in Jordan for the annual Arab Summit.

March 27, 2017, 7:30 PM The annual Arab Summit opens in Amman Wednesday with the conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen on the formal agenda. Jordan’s King Abdullah was on the tarmac at a military airport outside the capital to greet the Saudi monarch Monday with a lavish ceremony, complete with cannon salutes, guards on ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

News24.com | Libyan coastguard intercepts 60 Europe-bound migrants

Libya's coastguard has intercepted 60 Bangladeshi migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, says a navy spokesperson.

- News24.com - ZA

G7 host Italy wants US to do more to foster stability in Libya

Italy will push for greater U.S. involvement in fostering stability in Libya when President Donald Trump and other world leaders meet in May, Italy's deputy foreign minister said on Monday

- The Daily Star - LB

U.S. Confirms: Haftar Is Moscow's Man in Libya

America's top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.

- The American Interest - US

News24.com | One dead as 1 000 migrants rescued off Libya

One woman has been found dead while aid groups say around 1 000 migrants have been rescued overnight off the Libyan coast, the latest victim among growing numbers seeking to reach Europe.

- News24.com - ZA

One dead as 1,000 refugees rescued in the Mediterranean

The rescue comes just days after hundreds of people were feared drowned after boat disasters off the Libyan coast.

- Al Jazeera - QA

One dead as 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

One woman was found dead while aid groups said on Sunday around 1,000 migrants were rescued overnight off the Libyan coast, the latest victim among growing numbers seeking to reach Europe.

- The Local - IT

1,200 more migrants saved off Libya, raising suspicion of trafficker-rescuer collusion

Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats, Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday. A young woman was found unconscious on one of the vessels and later died, the group said. Some 412 people were crammed onto a single ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy | Reuters

ROME Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats, Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday.A young woman was found unconscious on one of the vessels and later died, the group said. Some 412 people were crammed onto a single ...

- Firstpost - IN

Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy

ROME - Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats, Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

One dead as 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

Two rescue ships picked up the migrants as they sought to make the perilous journey to Italy, three days after more than 250 Africans were feared drowned.

- Zee News - IN

One dead as 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

Two rescue ships picked up the migrants as they sought to make the perilous journey to Italy The post One dead as 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

News24.com | Nigerians stuck in Libya return home with a song

More than 150 Nigerians, some of them in tears, broke out in song as they touched down on home soil, after months stuck in Libya waiting to try to get to Europe.

- News24.com - ZA

NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role

Russia's role in Libya is causing growing concern at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a senior official said, with the Kremlin appearing to throw its support behind Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a rival of the United Nations-backed coalition government in Tripoli.

- Wall Street Journal - US

U.S. Confirms: Haftar Is Moscow's Man In Libya

America's top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.

- The American Interest - US

US military officer raises worry over Russia's influence in Libya

The Russian Defence Ministry has denied special forces were in Sidi Barrani

- Daily Nation - KE

U.S. Commander Says Russians Looking To Expand Influence In Libya

The chief of the U.S. military's Africa Command says Russia is attempting to expand its influence in Libya, something the United States is watching with "great concern."

- Radio Free Europe - US

A Libyan court has suspended an anti-people-smuggling deal with Italy

A Tripoli court has suspended a deal between Libya and Italy to limit irregular migration to Europe, the unity government's justice ministry said.

- The Local - IT

US troops to stay in Libya to monitor Islamic State, AFRICOM chief says

Fewer than 200 Islamic State fighters remain in Libya but pose enough of a threat that the United States intends to retain a small special operations force in the troubled nation indefinitely, the U.S. Africa Command chief said Friday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

U.S. Commander Says Russians Looking To Expand Influence In Libya

The chief of the U.S. military's Africa Command says Russia is attempting to expand its influence in Libya, something the United States is watching with great concern.'

- Radio Free Europe - US

News24.com | Libya court suspends Italy deal on tackling migration

A Tripoli court has suspended a deal between Libya and Italy to limit irregular migration to Europe, the unity government's justice ministry has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Link seen between Russia and Libyan commander Haftar: U.S. general

WASHINGTON - The head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday there was an "undeniable" link between Russia and powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, underscoring U.S. concerns about Moscow's deepening role in Libya.

- Reuters - US

Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died after a boat sank in the Aegean.

- The Daily Star - LB

Link seen between Russia and Libyan commander Haftar: US general

The head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday there was an "undeniable" link between Russia and powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, something likely to add to U.S. concerns about Moscow's deepening role in Libya.

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | At least 250 Africans feared dead on 'Black Day' in Mediterranean

Over 250 African migrants are feared drowned in the Mediterranean after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off Libya.

- News24.com - ZA

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died and a further four were missing after a boat sank in the Aegean

- The Daily Star - LB

'240 feared dead' in latest migrant shipwreck off Libya

Tripoli court halts Italy-Libya accord

- ANSA - IT

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

Madrid: A Spanish aid organisation said today that it feared that hundreds of migrants may have died Libya's coast after five bodies were found near two capsized boats while the search for a third vessel reported missing has so far proved futile.

- Zee News - IN

Around 250 feared drowned in Mediterranean boat sinkings

Over 250 African migrants were feared drowned in the Mediterranean on Thursday after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off Libya.

- The Local - IT

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

MADRID — A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared that hundreds of migrants may have died Libya's coast after five bodies were...

- Townhall.com - US

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared that hundreds of migrants may have died Libya's coast after five bodies were found near two capsized boats while the search for a third vessel reported missing has so far proved futile

- The Daily Star - LB

Migrant boats sink off Libya: 5 bodies found, hundreds feared dead

Five migrants were found dead in the sea off Libya on Thursday after the boats they were travelling in sank, likely carrying hundreds more to their deaths, an aid organisation said.

- Dailymirror.lk - LK

Aid group fears 100s drowned from 3 migrant boats off Libya

MADRID — A Spanish aid organization says it fears hundreds of migrants may have died off the coast of Libya after five bodies were found near...

- Townhall.com - US

Hundreds Of African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast

Hundreds of African migrants were feared drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on March 23 after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off the coast of Libya.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Around 250 feared dead on 'Black Day' in Mediterranean

Migrant departures from Libya on boats have accelerated in recent months.

- Daily Nation - KE

Over 250 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Over 250 African migrants were feared drowned in the Mediterranean Thursday after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off Libya.

- France24 - FR

UN fears up to 250 refugees drowned as two rubber boats sink on way to Italy

Up to 250 refugees are feared drowned off the Libyan coast, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees says.

- Stuff - NZ

Nigerian migrants flown home from Libya

159 Nigerian migrants were stranded in Libya after failing to reach Europe.

- Daily Nation - KE

250 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean off Libyan coast

About 250 migrants are feared drowned after two dinghies sunk off Libya's coast, Italy's coast guard and a Spanish aid organization said Thursday.

- UPI - US

'We can no longer turn our backs' on communities affected by migration crisis in Libya - UN agency chief

The top United Nations migration official is visiting Tripoli to discuss the complex migration and displacement situation with hopes of shoring up technical support to foster a stable environment.

- UN - INT

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