Number of displaced in Libya totals 434,000 — UNHCR

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of displaced in Libya totals 434,000 — UNHCR 

TRIPOLI, July 1 — The number of people displaced within Libya has almost doubled from an estimated 230,000 last September to more than 434,000 amid escalating fighting this year, a statement of UN High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

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Turkish ship bombed after warning: Libyan military source

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BENGHAZI/ANKARA, May 11 — A Turkish cargo ship that was shelled late on Sunday near the Libyan coastal town of Derna was warned before being attacked, a Libyan military source said on Monday.

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At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya 

TRIPOLI, Feb. 20 — At least 30 people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday when three car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern Libyan city of Al-Gubba, according to security sources and witnesses.

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At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 30 killed in car bombs in eastern Libya 

TRIPOLI, Feb. 20 — At least 30 people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday when three car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern Libyan city of Al-Gubba, according to security sources and witnesses.

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Egyptian President calls on UN to intervene in Libya

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PARIS, Feb. 17 — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Tuesday urged a United Nations resolution giving the green light to an international coalition's operation in Libya where Islamist fighters threaten to rock the region's security.

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U.S. embassy in Libya issues travel warnings over potential attacks

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TRIPOLI, Jan. 22 — The U.S. embassy in Libya issued a travel warning on Wednesday for all U.S. nationals due to potential militant attacks in the North African nation.

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