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News Libya » Ghat: Libya Celebrates 19th Ghat Festival of Culture and Tourism in the Desert [PHOTOS]

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/libya-celebrates-19th-ghat-festival-culture-tourism-desert-photos-1430986
Publication date: Friday 03 January 2014

A Tuareg band performs a traditional dance during the 19th Ghat Festival of Culture and Tourism, in Ghat, Libya. In the annual event, Tuareg tribes from the region and tourists meet to celebrate Tuareg traditional culture, folklore and heritage. Reuters ...

News Libya » Ghat: For migrants in southern Libya, a whole desert to cross

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/05/migrants-southern-libya-desert-cross-150528065949597.html
Publication date: hursday 28 May 2015

Ghat, Libya - In the shadow of Ghat's ancient medina, a small cluster of migrants from West African and Sahel states take refuge under the hilltop fort from the scorching sun. They are searching for work, money, and a ride with people-smugglers across the ...

News Libya » Ghat: Can peace deal bring relief to south Libya’s ‘Chinese camp’?

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/report/102262/can-peace-deal-bring-relief-south-libya%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98chinese-camp%E2%80%99
Publication date: Wednesday 02 December 2015

The 14-month conflict in Ubari has blocked off the only road leading to Libya’s coastal cities, severing Ghat from food and fuel supplies. Since September 2014, goods have only been able to reach the town of more than 20,000 by land on small trucks and ...

News Libya » Ghat: Two Italians and a Canadian Kidnapped in Libya Freed

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/11/05/italians-canadian-kidnapped-libya-freed/
Publication date: Friday 04 November 2016

Two Italian workers and a Canadian kidnapped in Libya in September have been freed and were flown to Italy early on Saturday, Italian and Libyan officials said. Danilo Calonego, Bruno Cacace and Frank Poccia – were abducted on Sept. 19 in Ghat ...

News Libya » Ghat: Two Italians 'and a Canadian' are abducted in Libya

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2016/09/19/two-italians-and-a-canadian-are-abducted-in-libya
Publication date: onday 19 September 2016

Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, reportedly alongside a Canadian national. The trio are said to have been abducted in the desert near the southern Libyan city of Ghat. Libya remains in the grip of conflict and political divisions although Ghat is ...

News Libya » Ghat: Two Italians, Canadian Kidnapped In Libya, Authorities Say

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/italians-canadian-kidnapped-libya_us_57e12789e4b0071a6e0955e7
Publication date: onday 19 September 2016

The three, who were working on airport projects, were abducted between the towns of Ghat and Tahala, near the border with Algeria ... Numerous criminal and armed groups are active in Libya’s vast southern desert, and al Qaeda-linked militants have ...

News Libya » Ghat: Don't Look Now, But Gaddafi's Political Movement Could Be Making a Comeback in Libya

News channel or source: http://www.alternet.org/world/dont-look-now-gaddafis-political-movement-could-be-making-comeback-libya
Publication date: Wednesday 28 December 2016

When Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj went to the southwestern town of Ghat – on the border with Algeria – he was greeted with protests from the Green Movement (see picture). This was a week before the hijacking. It suggests much greater ...

News Libya » Ghat: Two Italian workers and a Canadian freed after Libya kidnap

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/article/libya-security-kidnapping/two-italians-and-a-canadian-kidnapped-in-libya-freed-idINKBN1300A1
Publication date: Friday 04 November 2016

Danilo Calonego, Bruno Cacace and Frank Poccia were abducted on Sept. 19 in Ghat, southwestern Libya, near the site where they worked by an armed group that blocked the vehicle in which they were travelling, the Italian foreign ministry said. The two ...

News Libya » Ghat: Decay of Libyan state clears desert trail for Africans to Europe

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-decay-of-libyan-state-clears-desert-trail-for-africans-to-europe-2014-17
Publication date: onday 16 June 2014

GHAT Libya (Reuters) - Abdulkabir and five of his friends, all from Niger, walked for hours over rocky hills and sandy paths to cross into southern Libya, without meeting a single border guard. Safely over the border, they now feel no need to hide.