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News Libya » Tripoli: 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 » Tripoli: 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

Over the last couple of years, Bani Walid — about 180 kilometers (111 miles) southwest of Tripoli — has become one of the preferred routes for human smugglers. Like most Libyan cities, the town lacks proper security and none of Libya’s two ...

News Libya » Tripoli: Libya El Feel oil workers evacuated in guards' pay protest: source

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-oil/libya-el-feel-oil-workers-evacuated-in-guards-pay-protest-source-idUSKCN1G52WN
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after guards withdrew in protest over pay, a local source from the town of Murzuq said on Wednesday. It was not clear if there was any impact on production at El Feel ...

News Libya » Tripoli: Libya's NOC evacuates Elephant oil field after new shutdown threat: sources

News channel or source: https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/tripoli/libyas-noc-evacuates-elephant-oil-field-after-27917008
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Libya's National Oil Corporation has evacuated its workers from the Elephant oil field in the southwest of the country, as the field's guards walked out in a pay dispute, sources close to the company said Thursday. This is just a day after NOC held ...

News Libya » Tripoli: 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

Libya has been known for decades for its former flamboyant ... But It wasn’t a problem — the teams from Tripoli asked us if all of their team members could come.” From the 130 teams who applied, 20 teams came to Benghazi and 10 teams were sent ...

News Libya » Tripoli: Somali Migrants in Libya Don’t Want to go Home

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/somali-migrants-libya-dont-want-to-go-home/4257323.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

She says the proximity between Libya and Europe gives people false hope. From Tripoli the lights of Lampedusa, Italy, are visible, and that gives migrants hope that they can reach Europe. “They say they have suffered enough and want to take the last ...

News Libya » Tripoli: CNN Wins George Polk Award for Undercover Report on Slave Auctions in Libya

News channel or source: http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2018/02/21/cnn-wins-george-polk-award-for-undercover-report-on-slave-auctions-in-libya/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Last fall Elbagir, Razek and photojournalist Alex Platt traveled to Libya to investigate reports of migrants being sold at auctions. Carrying concealed cameras into a property outside the capital of Tripoli, Elbagir and Razek witnessed a dozen African ...

News Libya » Tripoli: A Crisis Deepens in Libya but Where Are the Cameras?

News channel or source: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/crisis-deepens-libya-cameras/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

On 28 August 2017, Ghassan Salamé, the special representative of the secretary-general and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, told the Security Council that on his first night in the capital, Tripoli, after taking the job, “I fell ...

News Libya » Tripoli: Eritrean finds home in Italy after trauma in Libya

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/italy/eritrean-finds-home-italy-after-trauma-libya
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In the middle of the desert, Asmorom and the group he was traveling with were kidnapped and taken to Kufrah, Libya. He was forced to pay US$ 1,800 to get to Tripoli, and there asked for an additional USD$ 5,500. When he could not pay, he was taken to a ...

News Libya » Tripoli: Workers at Libya's El Feel oil field evacuated amid guards' pay protest -source

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFL8N1QB80J
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

TRIPOLI, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after guards withdrew in protest over pay, a local source said on Wednesday. It was not clear if there was any impact on production at El Feel, which has been ...