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News Libya » Security: Migration from Libya down but threat of torture, death remains

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/libya-migration-torture-refugees-europe-killed-security.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Despite the risks of getting caught and tortured or killed, migrants still chance the route to Europe through Libya, where the volatile security situation can work in their favor. REUTERS/Hani Amara Migrants sit at a naval base after they were rescued by ...

News Libya » Security: The Latest: ICRC chief calls for changes in Libya sanctions

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/16/latest-icrc-chief-calls-for-changes-in-libya-sanctions.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Khalifa Hifter, the Libyan National Army chief. He said ICRC is looking to increase its activities in Libya, pointing to the successes of a cash-handout program. Maurer said Friday at the Munich Security Conference that he had learned about the harmful ...

News Libya » Security: Egypt foils 'infiltration attempt' across Libya border

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/198862/18-people-killed-in-nigeria
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The border area between Egypt and Libya continues to witness sporadic clashes between Egyptian security forces and smugglers or gunmen, according to previous army statements. In recent months, the army has reportedly foiled numerous attempts by ...

News Libya » Security: UN experts say political settlement in Libya 'out of reach'

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/experts-political-settlement-libya-reach-article-1.3819149
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say "a political solution in Libya remains out of reach in the near future." The panel of experts said in the summary of a report to the Security Council obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press that despite U.N ...

News Libya » Security: The Latest: Qatar emir advocates new regional security push

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-icrc-chief-calls-changes-libya-sanctions-115116971.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Khalifa Hifter, the Libyan National Army chief. He said ICRC is looking to increase its activities in Libya, pointing to the successes of a cash-handout program. Maurer said Friday at the Munich Security Conference that he had learned about the harmful ...

News Libya » Security: Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: U.N. report

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Human-smugglers-in-Libya-have-links-to-security-services-UN-report-541009
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

UNITED NATIONS - Most armed groups involved in human smuggling and trafficking in Libya have links to the country's official security institutions, sanctions experts said in a confidential report to a UN Security Council committee seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

News Libya » Security: Libya’s triangle of tragedy: Urban violence, vast displacement, perilous migration

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/libya/libya-s-triangle-tragedy-urban-violence-vast-displacement-perilous-migration
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Many migrants detained in Libya suffer from inhumane treatment and conditions, a situation that must be addressed. Thousands of migrants languish in immigration centres. With the current political instability and security vacuum in the country, the ICRC is ...

News Libya » Security: Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Considers Interim Report of Its Panel of Experts

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sc13207.doc.htm
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have agreed with the United Nations on the modalities to transfer, by the end of March, $930 million in support of the 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, according to Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock.

News Libya » Security: Venezuela and Libya lose UN vote for 3rd time in 3 years

News channel or source: http://www.thestate.com/news/nation-world/world/article199966314.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Libya did as well. According to a letter from Guterres to the ... Equatorial Guinea, which is on the Security Council, also lost its vote. In a resolution, the General Assembly decided that Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe and Somalia would ...

News Libya » Security: Drones were circling above U.S. consulate during Libya attack but officials decided NOT to mount a rescue mission

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2220153/Christopher-Stevens-Ambassador-pleaded-extra-security-Libya-hours-killed.html
Publication date: hursday 18 October 2012

The revalations came a day after it emerged that U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens repeatedly pleaded with the State Department to ramp up his security team in Libya -- requests that the Pentagon ultimately denied -- in the weeks, days and hours leading ...