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Libya estimates 2020 budget at less than $34 billion: GNA economy ministry

17 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's 2020 budget is estimated at slightly less than 48 billion Libyan dinars ($34 billion), the U.N.-backed administration said on Thursday, a day after it sharply hiked kerosene prices as part of a reforms program.

Libyan government raises commercial price for kerosene as first step in reforms

17 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognized government said on Wednesday it was sharply increasing the price of kerosene for industrial and commercial use as a first step to reform costly fuel subsidies and tackle smuggling.

Libyan gov't raises commercial price for kerosene as first step in reforms

17 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI, Oct 16 Libya's internationally recognised government said on Wednesday it was sharply increasing the price of kerosene for industrial and commercial use as a first step to reform costly fuel subsidies and tackle smuggling.

Libyan conflict leaves rubbish mounds smoldering in Tripoli's streets

14 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Mabrouk Ahmed says he has to keep watch into the night to stop people dumping their rubbish on the wide street that runs in front of his home in the south of Libya's capital, Tripoli.

U.N. runs clubs for Libyan children, after conflict disrupts schools

24 Sep 2019

Tripoli Libyan mother Halima al-Miladi wants to keep her 7-year-old son distracted from the fighting in and around the capital Tripoli where they live.

Libya's displaced struggle for shelter as fighting drags on

10 Sep 2019

TRIPOLI After fleeing an advance by eastern-based forces on Tripoli, 80-year-old Mabrouka al-Twati and her daughter spent days sleeping rough in the Libyan capital. Now they are in a shelter where sheets cover broken windows and two desks serve as a kitchen.

Three killed in renewed fighting in southern Tripoli –witness

07 Sep 2019

TRIPOLI At least three fighters aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive on Saturday aimed at pushing back eastern forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar, a witness said.

Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west

20 Aug 2019

TRIPOLI Libyan state employee Akrm Jlaidi drives for ninety minutes to the suburbs of the capital Tripoli every week to fill his car at a mobile fuel station. Typically he waits for hours. Sometimes he returns home empty-handed as fuel shortages worsen.

Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west

20 Aug 2019

TRIPOLI, Aug 20 Libyan state employee Akrm Jlaidi drives for ninety minutes to the suburbs of the capital Tripoli every week to fill his car at a mobile fuel station. Typically he waits for hours. Sometimes he returns home empty-handed as fuel shortages worsen.

Chaos and fear in Libya's Mitiga airport after missiles halt air traffic

30 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI Missiles on Monday hit Tripoli's only functioning Mitiga airport which remained closed to air traffic, causing chaos and fear among passengers, witnesses said.

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