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News24.com | Egypt says it will host 'reorganisation' of Libyan army.

Egypt says that it will host the reorganisation of Libya's army, currently an eastern-based force led by General Khalifa Hifter

- News24.com - ZA

Fuel shortage in Libya after fighters close pipeline.

Libyans queued in long lines outside petrol stations in Tripoli Tuesday after fighters forced the closure of a fuel pipeline to the city.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt says it will host 'reorganization' of Libyan army.

Egypt said Tuesday it will host the "reorganization" of Libya's army, currently an eastern-based force led by Gen. Khalifa Haftar.

- The Daily Star - LB

Talks to revise Libyan accord to start Sept 26 - Salamè.

New agreement first step towards holding elections

- ANSA - IT

Montenegro Asks Libya to Return Detained Sailors.

After the seizure in Libya of a cargo ship with Montenegrin sailors aboard, Podgorica asked Tripoli to ensure the safe return of the crew of the vessel, which is suspected of involvement in smuggling.

- Balkan Insight - UK

'Golden visas' candidates should be thoroughly screened.

The EU is bribing Libya to prevent desperate young men and women reaching the safety of our shores, while member states open wide their doors to corrupt foreign politicians who can buy 'golden visas', writes Ana Gomes.

- EurActive - UK

News24.com | Tunisia offers to mediate in Libya crisis.

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar has visited neighbouring Tunisia for talks with President Beji Caid Essebsi, who offered to act as a mediator between rival Libyan factions.

- News24.com - ZA

Will Italy Establish Bases in Libya? Tripoli Government Denies Reports.

Libya's UN-backed unity government has denied reports that it had given Italy a green light to establish a logistics hub' on Libya's southern border. After a Friday meeting of the Italy-Libya cooperation council, Italy's Interior Ministry announced that Tripoli had agreed to allow Italy to build an EU-funded logistics base' ...

- Albawaba - UK

News24.com | Libya trafficker's militia in deadly clash with security forces.

A Libyan militia led by a former people trafficker has clashed with security forces at a checkpoint in the western city of Sabratha, leaving one dead, a security official says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Libya, Italy net 5 000 migrants in a week.

Libya's coastguard has rescued over 3 000 migrants aiming to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in the past week, while Italy picked up another 2 000 in recent days, officials and reports say.

- News24.com - ZA

Spike in arrivals of migrants across the Mediterranean to Italy.

Libya's coastguard has rescued over 3,000 migrants aiming to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in the past week, while Italy picked up another 2,000 in recent days, official and reports said on Sunday.

- The Local - IT

Shipping movements

The following ships are expected in Malta: The CMA CGM Titan from Suez to Valencia, the APL California from Koper to Damietta, the Okee Ann Mari from Algiers to Mersin, the Durande from Tanger Med to Odessa , the Northern Guard from Port Said to Casablanca, the Cardiff from Antwerp to Piraeus, the Safmarine Nakuru from ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Italy, Going It Alone, Stalls the Flow of Migrants. But at What Cost?

Some charge that Rome’s solution to the crisis may be strengthening Libya’s most rapacious warlords, while condemning thousands to misery.

- International NY Times - US

Sub-$50 Oil Could Kill Shale

Oil prices are at their highest levels in months on the back of strong demand and some key supply outages around the world. But the next price movements are unclear, as is the response from U.S. shale. As the International Energy Agency noted last week, global oil supply fell in August by about 720,000 bpd—a large ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Libya reports rescuing over 3,000 migrants in week from Mediterranean

The Libyan coast guard has rescued more than 3,000 migrants in 12 separate operations off the country's west coast in the past week, the navy ...

- The Japan Times - JP

In Libya, Islamic State Pursues Revival in Gateway to Europe

A year after losing its main Libyan stronghold, Islamic State has formed a number of clandestine cells around the chaotic North African country as the militants seek to regroup on Europe's doorstep.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Rival Libya govt seeks global recognition

The head of Libya's rival government in the east called Sunday on the international community to recognize his administration, which he says controls most of the North African country.

- The Daily Star - LB

Libya Stops 1,000 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean in One Day

Libyan coastal guards intercepted 1,074 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean in one day, 45 km west of Tripoli. Approximately 600,000 refugees have crossed from Libya to Italy since 2014. There has been a recent drop in migrant crossings due to armed groups intercepting departures from Libya. The EU and Italy ...

- Albawaba - UK

News24.com | Rival Libya govt seeks international recognition

The head of Libya's rival government in the east has called on the international community to recognise his administration which he says controls most of the north African country.

- News24.com - ZA

Rival Libya govt seeks international recognition

The head of Libya's rival government in the east called Sunday on the international community to recognise his administration which he says controls most of the North African country.

- The Daily Star - LB

Libya trafficker's militia in deadly clash with security forces

A Libyan militia led by a former people trafficker clashed Sunday with security forces at a checkpoint in the western city of Sabratha, leaving one dead, a security official said.

- The Daily Star - LB

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Rights groups concerned as likelihood of drowning increases on 'most dangerous' route and as conditions worsen in Libya.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Man seriously injured in Paceville assault

A Libyan man, 28, was seriously injured early this morning after having been allegedly assaulted by a French man, 24, in a Paceville establishment. The police said the incident happened at about 3.30am The French man has been arrested. Investigations are continuing. 

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Libyan coastguards turn back more than 1,000 migrants - spokesman | Reuters

The post Libyan coastguards turn back more than 1,000 migrants - spokesman | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Libyan coastguard turns back more than 1,000 migrants

Libyan coastguard vessels intercepted 1,074 migrants during an intensive day of operations west of the capital Tripoli today, a spokesman said. There has been a sharp drop in migrant crossings between Libya and Italy since July, largely attributed to armed groups around the smuggling hubs of Sabratha and Zawiya blocking ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Opinion: Right-wing populists have already won the election

The EU has closed its borders, allowing Libyan militias and African dictators to violate human rights. With policies like that, Europe is moving away from its own values, writes Krsto Lazarevic.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

7 'IS members' sentenced to death in Egypt

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to death seven people for membership of the Islamic State group and over the beheading in Libya of 21 Christians, all but one of them from Egypt, judicial ...

- The Hindu - IN

Egypt condemns 7 to death over Daesh links, Copt beheading

An Egyptian court Saturday condemned seven people to death for belonging to Daesh and beheading 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in a Libyan beach, judicial officials said.

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | Egypt court sentences 7 to death over links to ISIS

Egyptian court sentences seven people to death over links to the Islamic State group in Libya.

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt court sentences 7 to death over links to Islamic State

An Egyptian court has sentenced seven people to death over links to the Islamic State group in Libya.

- FOX News - US

Egypt Court Sentences 7 to Death Over Links to IS

An Egyptian court has sentenced seven people to death over links to the so-called Islamic State group in Libya. Saturday's ruling refers the case to the Grand Mufti, the country's top theological authority, to solicit his non-binding opinion on the sentences. The referral is a formality in cases of capital punishment. The ...

- Voice of America - US

Italy party files complaint over deal with Libyan militias

Italy's Radical Party has filed a formal complaint with prosecutors over a deal with Libyan militias backed by Italy and the Libyan government to stop the flow of migrants to Europe.

- FOX News - US

Pakistan defeat World XI by 33 runs to win Independence Cup

Teams Pakistan defeated the visiting World XI by 33 runs in a gripping contest for the Independence Cup at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. World XI skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss today and put Pakistan in to bat first, as was the case in the first two matches of the series.The green shirts in their innings set a ...

- DAWN - PK

UN must be strengthened in Libya, Alfano says in London

'No' to separate dialogue, military must respect civilian authorities

- ANSA - IT

Italian mission at southern Libyan border

Logistical base for border guards, UN presence

- ANSA - IT

UN concerned on human trafficking across Libya

Italy initiates resolution to renew UNSMIL mission

- ANSA - IT

Mattarella says Italy doing its part alone on Libya

Says no country can do it alone in a stable or permanent way

- ANSA - IT

World XI in trouble after back-to-back wickets as they chase 184-run target

Pakistan innings Toss Run-up to the final Teams The star-studded World XI are at 43/3 in five overs as they chase down a 184-run total in the series decider of the Independence Cup being played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Friday.Hassan Ali bowled Ben Cutting out for five while Hashim Amla was run out the very next ball ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan, World XI face off for Independence Cup; green shirts to bat first

With the series poised 1-1, Pakistan and the World XI face off in a potentially gripping contest for the Independence Cup at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Friday.World XI skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat first, as was the case in the first two matches of the series.After the Sarfraz Ahmed-led ...

- DAWN - PK

PCB to give lap of honour to Shahid Afridi in final T20I

Veteran all-rounder to attend the last match of the Independence Cup on Friday at Gaddafi Stadium. The post PCB to give lap of honour to Shahid Afridi in final T20I appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Sudan's RSF militia arrests 21 illegal immigrants heading to Libya

September 14, 2017 - The Rapid Support Forces , a government militia, Thursday said they foiled an attempt to smuggle 21 illegal foreign immigrants to Libya. While some 170 Sudanese returned to the country from Libya voluntarily. Figures published by the UNHCR, shows a decline in the number of Sudanese refugees and migrants ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | UN promotes mediation to end Libya chaos and restore peace

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution welcoming recent efforts to bring opposing sides together in Libya - a conflict that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says is ripe for mediation to end years of chaos and restore peace.

- News24.com - ZA

UN Promotes Mediation to End Libya Chaos

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday welcoming recent efforts to bring opposing sides together on the conflict in Libya, which Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling ripe for mediation to end the chaos and restore peace. The resolution extends the U.N. political mission in the country ...

- Voice of America - US

Processing centres in North Africa are not the answer for EU refugees

Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron invited his counterparts from Libya, Niger, Chad, Italy, Germany and Spain to Paris to discuss ways of stopping the flow of irregular migrants and refugees through transit countries. The leaders explored the possibility of establishing processing facilities in North Africa to ...

- The Conversation - UK

Security Council approves one-year extension of UN political mission in Libya

The Security Council today extended for one year the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya , focused on supporting the North African country's political process and key national institutions, as well as coordination of international assistance.

- UN - INT

Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected

A group of MPs wanted a fund for victims of IRA attacks in which Libyan-supplied weapons were used.

- BBC - UK

EU sticks to Libya strategy on migrants, despite concerns

The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said Thursday, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy is aggravating human suffering.

- The Daily Star - LB

Migrants: EU, no behind-the-scenes talks in Libya

'Full transparency'. Le Monde, Rome accused of paying militias

- ANSA - IT

Tillerson Meets UK Foreign Secretary in London

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks in London on Thursday on international efforts to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, and on the chaos in Libya.         

- USA TODAY - US

EU sticks to Libya strategy on migrants, despite human rights concerns

The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said on Thursday, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy is aggravating human suffering

- The Daily Star - LB

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