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LIBYA

Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 17, 2019
Libya leader Serraj will not sit down with rival Khalifa Hifter to end war on Tripoli
Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Hifter to negotiate an end to the two-month offensive against Tripoli.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 14, 2019
Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital
For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school.
WORLD / Society
Jun 6, 2019
Almost 400 migrants rescued from Mediterranean by Malta
Malta's armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations on Wednesday and brought them all ashore to the small Mediterranean island, the military said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
May 31, 2019
149 African refugees airlifted from Libya to Italy but more help needed, U.N. says
A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 21, 2019
U.N. alleges possible war crime as Libya gunmen cut water pipeline to besieged Tripoli
Gunmen have cut off the main water pipeline to Libya's besieged capital, Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents already reeling from weeks of fighting.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 9, 2019
France seeks Libya cease-fire after Tripoli migrant center is struck
France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a cease-fire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 29, 2019
Tripoli regime seen holding line in house-to-house battles
Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Hifter in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Apr 25, 2019
U.N. evacuates 325 detained African migrants as war reaches Tripoli
The United Nations refugee agency evacuated 325 African refugees on Wednesday from Qasr Ben Gashir detention center in southern Tripoli because of deteriorating security and escalating violence.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Apr 23, 2019
Zeljko Pavlicevic recounts abrupt departure from Libya, trip to Tunisia in aftermath of Tripoli attack
Veteran bench boss Zeljko Pavlicevic steered Al-Ittihad to the brink of a potential deep run in the Libyan League playoffs earlier this spring.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 23, 2019
Eastern Libyan forces plan to intensify Tripoli offensive
Eastern Libyan forces said on Monday they would intensify an assault on Tripoli, the capital in the west of the country that is held by the internationally recognized government, as the death toll in a battle now in its third week rose to 254.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 21, 2019
Airstrikes hit Tripoli in escalation of offensive by eastern Libyan forces
Several airstrikes and explosions shook the Libyan capital overnight, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on Tripoli, which is held by the internationally recognized government.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 11, 2019
Thousands flee Tripoli homes as battle rages on outskirts
Eastern forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government battled on the outskirts of Libya's capital on Wednesday as thousands of residents fled from the fighting.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 10, 2019
Suffering and deaths mount in Libya conflict as Islamic State exploits chaos
Casualties from the battle for Libya's capital mounted on Tuesday while Islamic State killed three people in a desert town, illustrating how jihadis may exploit renewed chaos.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Apr 8, 2019
Trudeau licks wounds and tries to change channel on SNC-Lavalin scandal
Justin Trudeau is trying to move on after the most bruising two months of his time in office — but the damage may already be done.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Apr 5, 2019
Zeljko Pavlicevic making an impact with new coaching role in Libya
Zeljko Pavlicevic has never been shy about accepting bold challenges.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Feb 1, 2019
Aid effort brings little relief for migrants trapped in Libya limbo
A bigger presence of relief agencies, U.N. workers and diplomats in Libya has done little to ease the plight of migrants abused in detention centers and blocked from crossing the Mediterranean, migrants and aid workers say.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 21, 2018
Libyan coast guard says it intercepted 15,000 migrants in 2018 but U.N. puts figure at almost double
Libya's coast guard has intercepted about 15,000 migrants trying to reach Italy by sea this year, a spokesman said on Thursday, while the United Nations — which gave a much higher estimate — said many were kept in inhumane conditions and subjected to abuse.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 5, 2018
15 migrants died in boat off Libya after 12 days without food or water, Egyptian survivor says
Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Nov 28, 2018
Migrant flows slow to trickle in Libyan former smuggling hub of Sabratha amid crackdown
Departures of migrant-laden boats to Italy from Sabratha, formerly Libya's biggest people-smuggling hub, have slowed to a trickle thanks to a security crackdown triggered by European pressure that ejected the city's top smuggler.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Nov 21, 2018
Libyan coast guard forces over 90 stranded migrants off rescue ship in Misrata port
Libyan authorities on Tuesday forcibly disembarked more than 90 migrants who had refused to leave a cargo ship that rescued them before docking in a port west of Tripoli, a coast guard commander said.

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