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War creates new uncertainty for migrants in Libya

22 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI After three days at sea trying to reach Europe, Demba Dembele was intercepted by Libya's EU-backed coastguard and returned to Tripoli – where, like dozens of other migrants, he got in a taxi and set off into the city.

Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

21 Oct 2019

CAIRO Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia's Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.‮‮ ‬‬

Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

21 Oct 2019

CAIRO, Oct 20 Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia's Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.

REFILE-Gunmen raid cafes in Libya capital to curb social freedoms

17 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI, Oct 17 Gunmen raided two trendy seafront cafes in the Libyan capital Tripoli this month to banish unmarried couples and impose strict religious codes, witnesses said, in a move that has alarmed civil liberties defenders.

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.

Air strike in Libyan capital Tripoli kills three young sisters

15 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike that hit a house near a military intelligence camp in Libya's capital on Monday, a Reuters reporter and health officials said.

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.

UN envoy pushes to stop 'blatant' embargo violations in Libya

11 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI The U.N. envoy for Libya said he hopes an international conference next month will produce a Security Council resolution committing foreign powers to stopping an escalating proxy war and an accelerated mechanism to enforce an arms embargo.

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