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Migrant Rescue Ship Aquarius to End Operations

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The Aquarius was the last charity rescue ship operating off of Libya (AllAfrica)

U.S. Conducts Precision Airstrike in Libya

[VOA] A U.S. airstrike in Libya has killed 11 al-Qaida terrorists, the military said Friday. (AllAfrica)

Conference of Libya Neighboring Countries Concluded in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -The meeting of ministers of Libya neighboring countries, which was concluded in Khartoum on Thursday, affirmed that the permanent solution of the Libyan crisis depends on the choice of the Libyans themselves. (AllAfrica)

African Union Calls for Conference On Libya

[SNA] Khartoum -The African Union has called for plenary conference for peace and reconciliation between the Libya disputing parties which is based on outcome of Al-Sukhayat agreement. (AllAfrica)

UN Mission Condemns Deadly Attack Against Police in Country's South-East

[UN News] The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned a terrorist attack on a police station in Tezirbu, an oasis town in south-east of the country. (AllAfrica)

Caid Essebsi Invited to Attend International Conference On Libya in Palermo

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Béji Caid Essebsi Friday received in Carthage Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte who is paying a working visit to Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

UN Urges End to Detention of Asylum Seekers in Libya

[Premium Times] The UN has denounced the dangers faced by migrants and asylum seekers in Libya, calling for an end to their detention. (AllAfrica)

Migrants Forced Off Ship At Libya Port

[HRW] Milan -Libyan security forces forcibly removed 79 migrants and asylum seekers on November 20, 2018 from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Nivin in the port of Misrata in Libya, after they refused to leave the ship for 10 days, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces reportedly used force and tear gas. An unknown number of people were taken to hospital, and others were taken to the al-Karareem detention center in Misrata. (AllAfrica)

Rebel Attack Forces Closure of Sole Libya Hospital

[CAJ News] Tripoli -AUTHORITIES have been forced to close down the only specialised urology hospital east of Libya after a brutal attack by an armed group. (AllAfrica)

Baxter Very Hopeful of Going to Libya

[SAFA] 18 November 2018 - Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said he will go to Libya with a lot of hope taking into consideration how his players played to instructions during the 1-1 draw against Nigeria at FNB Stadium on Saturday, 17 November 2018. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad Meet

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad met, Saturday, in Addis Ababa, on the sidelines of the AU Emergency Summit Conference on Institutional Reform. (AllAfrica)

Migrants Refuse to Disembark After Being Rescued At Sea

[Deutsche Welle] The 94 passengers were rescued by a passing container ship last week as they were en route to Italy. After being returned to Libya they have refused to get off the ship. (AllAfrica)

Libya At the Centre of Fresh Fears of Slave Trade

[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE worsening situation for migrants and refugees in Libya has raised fresh fears of slave trade rearing its ugly head again in the troubled north African nation. (AllAfrica)

116 Nigerians Voluntarily Return From Libya

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) alongside other officials of the Federal Government have received a new batch of 116 returnees at the cargo terminal of Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos. (AllAfrica)

Another 116 Nigerians Return From Libya

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A fresh batch of 116 Nigerians have arrived Lagos from Libya in the early hours of today. (AllAfrica)

Desperate Plight of Detained Migrants Has 'Deteriorated' - New Briefing

[AI London] Ahead of an international meeting in Palermo today and tomorrow on Libya's political crisis, Amnesty is calling on those taking part to ensure that the plight of refugees and migrants are a key part of the negotiations. (AllAfrica)

Al-Dirdiri to Participate in Conference On Libyan Issue

[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, is due to participate in Palermo Conference on Libya during November 12 - 13, in response to an invitation of the Italian Prime Minister. (AllAfrica)

Ceasefire Holds in Tripoli, but Core Problems Remain - UN Mission Chief

[Africa Renewal] The recent ceasefire in Libya's capital Tripoli, brokered by the United Nations mission in the country, is holding, its head told the Security Council on Thursday, highlighting efforts to sustain the calm and help secure lasting peace. (AllAfrica)

Sanctions On Libya Should Not Disturb Civilian's Life - Chinese Envoy

[Focac] Ma Zhaoxu, the Chinese permanent representative to the UN, told a Security Council meeting that sanctions are not purposes but only tools, and they should not interfere with the daily life of civilians of Libya. (AllAfrica)

NEMA Receives 121 More Nigerians From Libya

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 121 stranded Nigerians from Libya. (AllAfrica)

Vandalism and Neglect Haunt Libya's Unesco World Heritage Sites

[Deutsche Welle] Graffiti covers the ruins of Cyrene in eastern Libya, a city founded by Greeks more than 2,600 years ago that once attracted tourists but is now neglected and the target of vandals. (AllAfrica)

Statement to UNSC On the Situation in Libya Pursuant to Unscr 1970 (2011)

[Foroyaa] Mr. President, at the outset, I would like to congratulate the People's Republic of China on assuming the presidency of the Security Council for the month of November. I wish you every success in steering the essential work conducted by this august Council. (AllAfrica)

141 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Leadership] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya who were assisted back to Nigeria by International Organisation for Migration (IOM) through the assistance of European Union. (AllAfrica)

11 Pregnant Women, Other 130 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Daily Trust] National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya, including 11 pregnant women (AllAfrica)

Sudan and Libya Review Issues of Nationals of Two Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Libya voiced readiness to solve outstanding issues of concern to citizens of the two countries particulary students issue. (AllAfrica)

141 Nigerians Return From Libya

[This Day] No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) and the European Union. (AllAfrica)

130 Other Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] No fewer than 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). (AllAfrica)

Detention of Nigerians in Libya Worries Group

[This Day] As another batch of 161 Nigerian migrant-returnees recently arrived Lagos under the EU-IOM joint initiative on migrant protection and reintegration, a group, Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has renewed its call on the federal government to mount pressure on the Libyan authorities to set free thousands of Nigerians in various detention camps in that country. (AllAfrica)

Can the UN Address Root Causes of Conflict? Arab Spring Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] From 2010 to 2012, Arab states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region experienced dramatic upheavals in what came to be known as the Arab Spring. These popular uprisings were triggered by an economic downturn and long-standing political grievances. But instead of triggering major changes for democracy and development, the outcomes were instability, violence and greater repression. (AllAfrica)

Five Features Super Eagles Displayed Against Libya

[Premium Times] From the third position at the start of matchday 3, the Super Eagles have risen to the top of Group E standings with two games to go. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Prey On Group Leaders Libya

[FirstTouch] Things will get heated in the men's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the next couple of days. We are spoiled with two legged fixtures (matchday 3 and 4) for all the participants with the first leg coming to our screens as early as Wednesday, 10th of October and the final matches of the second legs finishing one week later. This means that a crucial six points is up for grabs for all teams and also at risk of slipping away. Let's look at some of the leading narratives leading into the much anticip (AllAfrica)