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News Libya: Explosion kills 3 in central Libya

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/199064/over-50-nigerian-schoolgirls-missing-after-attack
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

An explosion killed three troops loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar in central Libya on Wednesday, according to a local official. Another soldier was injured in the blast that targeted a security checkpoint in Waddan town of Al ...

News Libya: Migrants rescued from Libya's prisons 'start again from zero'

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cameroon-migrants-employment/migrants-rescued-from-libyas-prisons-start-again-from-zero-idUSKCN1G51D5
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Franck’s return to Cameroon was nothing short of a miracle for Doris, who lost hope of ever seeing her brother alive when friends said his boat from Libya to Italy had capsized. But she found him among 164 ...

News Libya: Seven years after the revolution, America is still wrong about Libya

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/opinion/international/374679-seven-years-after-the-revolution-america-is-still-wrong-about-libya
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Seven years after Libya’s revolution, the country is a failed state with a humanitarian crisis and a serious threat to U.S. national security. America’s enemies and ...

News Libya: Rescued migrants tell of abuse in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/02/20/cfp-libya-migrants-youngsters.cnn
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

On a rescue boat in the Mediterranean, an 18-year-old migrant from Guinea tells how he was held for ransom and tortured during the months he spent in Libya.

News Libya: Somali refugees enslaved in Libya return home

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/somali-refugees-enslaved-libya-return-home-180218123449047.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Eleven refugees who had been subjected to slavery and auctioned in Libya have arrived home after being repatriated by the Somali government and the UN refugee agency. Eleven Somali refugees held captive in Libya for years have returned home. Many African ...

News Libya: More Than 300 Migrants Intercepted in Boats Off Libya: Coastguard

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/19/world/europe/19reuters-europe-migrants-libya.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

TRIPOLI — The Libyan coastguard said 324 migrants were picked up on Monday trying to leave the North African country on board two rubber boats. Libya's western coastline is the main departure point for migrants attempting to reach Europe by sea to seek ...

News Libya: How my hometown became major smuggling route in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/libya-village-human-traffickers-smuggling-migrants.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Libya's interior has become a hub for human smugglers who utilize the uncontrolled roads to transport migrants wishing to travel to Europe by sea. REUTERS/Hani Amara A migrant who was injured in a truck crash is seen at a hospital in Bani Walid, Libya, Feb ...

News Libya: Benghazi's Tech Community Looks To Estonia As Libya's Best Hope

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ethanchorin/2018/02/20/benghazis-tech-community-looks-to-estonia-as-libyas-best-hope/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Since the 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya’s second-largest city has been known more for darkness, death and violence than any aspect of its rich culture, obscured by years of rule by Libya’s former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

News Libya: Global money-laundering watchdog removes Libya from terror-financing watch list

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136991254.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

TRIPOLI, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- The international Financial Action Task Force (FATF) lifted Libya from the list of countries unable to fight money laundering and terrorism financing, the Central Bank of Libya said in a statement on Wednesday. "A major ...

News Libya: Who Will Return Prosperity To Libya? – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/21022018-who-will-return-prosperity-to-libya-oped/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

After the NATO-led coalition under the pretext of creating a United Nations-backed no-fly zone to protect the rights of Libyans initiated a military intervention and toppled Muammar Gaddafi’s government in 2011, Libya was on the verge of complete ...