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Kenyans Lured to Libya By the Islamic State Brought Back

[Nation] Three Kenyan women who were lured to Libya by the Islamic State two years ago have been brought back after they were arrested in Egypt. (AllAfrica)


UN Mission Condemns Deadly Bombing in Misrata

[UN News] Condemning an attack against a court house in the Libyan city of Misrata, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) underscored that those behind the incident must be held accountable. (AllAfrica)


Another 138 Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] After failed attempts to cross over to Europe from Libya, about 138 Nigerians on Tuesday returned to the country. (AllAfrica)


Islamic State Regrouping in Libyan Desert, Experts Warn

[VOA] As the Islamic State group faces military defeats in Syria and Iraq, the group has an eye on war-torn Libya, hoping to re-emerge there and organize in the country's desert, officials and experts warn. (AllAfrica)


RSF to Compensate for Deadly Sudan-Libya Border Clash

[Radio Dabanga] Saraf Omra -The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has handed over five of its vehicles following the death of 17 Border Guards members near the Sudanese-Libyan border last week. The handover is a first step of an agreement between the involved parties. (AllAfrica)


EU Renews Sanctions for Six Months Against Those Obstructing Peace

[PR Newswire] Brussels -In view of the continuing instability and gravity of the situation in Libya, the Council has extended the duration of the sanctions against Libya, targeting three persons for a period of six months. (AllAfrica)


Rival Governments, Armed Militias Threaten Stability

[VOA] The U.N. Human Rights Office warns rival governments and armed militias in Libya are in violation of international humanitarian and human rights laws and their abusive actions threaten the stability of the country. The U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva is reviewing a report on the situation. (AllAfrica)


Trump's Muslim Ban Revision Risks More Suffering

[Shabelle] Following a revision of President Trump's travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns director for Amnesty International USA, released the following statement: (AllAfrica)


Trump Adds Chad to U.S. Travel Ban, Lifts Restrictions on Sudan

[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Donald Trump has included Chad in a new list of countries whose citizens are prohibited from entering the United States. But the ban placed on Sudanese travellers earlier this year has been ended. (AllAfrica)


Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries

[State Department] "Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens -- to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values." -- President Donald J. Trump (AllAfrica)


Egyptian Marei Heads Etoile Into Semis, Set Up Ahly Date

[CAF] Striker Amr Marei scored in either half as Etoile du Sahel saw off Ahly Tripoli of Libya on Sunday in Sousse to reach the semifinals of the CAF Champions League for the first time since 2007. (AllAfrica)


Migrants in Tunisia/Libya - Meps to Assess Migration Management in the Region

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will be in Tunisia from 18 to 22 September to assess cooperation in migration management between the EU and countries in the region. (AllAfrica)


Violent Clashes Rage On in Libya's Sabratha

[Focac] Tripoli -The western Libyan city of Sabratha has witnessed violent clashes for a week between rival armed groups, which have caused dozens of casualties and forced residents to flee their homes. (AllAfrica)


FM Takes Part in High Level Meeting Concerning UN Strategy for Libya

[SNA] New York -On sidelines of the activities of 72 session of the UN general assembly, Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, accompanied by the undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdul-Ghani al-Naeem have participated in the high level meeting concerning the strategy of the UN on Libya, organized and chaired by the UN Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, yesterday, Wednesday, at the UN headquarter in New York. (AllAfrica)


UN Offers Up New Strategy to Advance Peace, Stability in Libya

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a United Nations strategy to help bring about peace and stability in Libya and end a protracted crisis that has caused immense suffering and contributed to instability beyond the country's borders. (AllAfrica)


Foreign Minister Affirms Importance of Coordination of International and Regional Efforts for Solving Libyan Crisis

[SNA] New York -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, has underscored the importance of the coordination of the international and regional efforts for solving the Libyan crisis and encouraging the Libyan brothers to surpass the controversial issues through Sukhayrat agreement. (AllAfrica)


Skhirat Agreement Remains 'Inescapable Reference Point' to Stabilize Libya - UN Special Envoy

[MAP] New York -For the United Nations, the UN-brokered agreement signed by Libyan parties in the Moroccan city of Skhirat in December 2015 remains the "inescapable reference point" to stabilize Libya, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, said Tuesday in New York. (AllAfrica)


Libya Returns 170 Sudanese Migrants to Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday, the Libyan authorities, in cooperation with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), returned 170 Sudanese migrants as part of a voluntary repatriation programme. (AllAfrica)


Sundowns Dig Deep for Win, Ahly Tripoli Hold Etoile

[CAF] A doubt for most of the week, striker Yannick Zakri showed just why Mamelodi Sundowns needed him, scoring a 70th minute winner as the holders beat Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco 1-0 in the quarter final first leg on Sunday in Pretoria. (AllAfrica)


Migration Crisis is About More Than Just Security

[IRIN] London -There's no shortage of news on Libya's migration crisis, but there is a serious dearth of policy solutions. (AllAfrica)


'Just Like Slaves - African Migrant Children Face Highest Risk of Abuse - Report

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"If you try to run, they shoot you. If you stop working, they beat you" (AllAfrica)


FM Leaves for London to Attend Meeting On Libya

[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed for London on Wednesday to attend a ministerial meeting on Libya. (AllAfrica)


FM to Head to London to Participate in Ministerial Meeting On Libya

[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head to London on Wednesday to participate in a six-party ministerial meeting on the Libyan crisis. (AllAfrica)


Hassabo Back Home After Participation in AU Meeting On Libya

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman returned home Sunday evening after taking part in meeting of the African Union High Level Committee on Libya in Congo Brazzaville. (AllAfrica)


Zuma Commends AU Discussion On Libyan Conflict

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has commended African Union (AU) talks on the conflict in Libya, his office said on Sunday. (AllAfrica)


President Jacob Zuma Commends Progress Registered in Congo Towards the Resolution of Conflict in Libya

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has commended the progress registered in the discussions in the Republic of Congo towards the resolution of conflict in Libya. (AllAfrica)


Europe Accused of Complicity in 'Horrific Abuse' of Migrants in Libya

[VOA] Thousands of migrants desperate to get to Europe are being held in detention centers across Libya. Some are run by foreign aid agencies, others by the myriad armed groups vying for power and money. (AllAfrica)


Khartoum Denies Closing Libya, Chad, South Sudan Borders

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs has denied reports about the closure of the borders with three neighbouring countries. (AllAfrica)


Khartoum Denies Closing Borders With South Sudan, Libya

[East African] Khartoum has denied claims that it has closed its borders with three of its neighbours in efforts to curb weapons and vehicle smuggling. (AllAfrica)


On Anniversary, Tunisia Urged to Shed Light On Journalists Missing in Libya

[RSF] On the third anniversary of the disappearance of two Tunisian TV journalists in neighbouring Libya, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call to the Tunisian authorities to do everything possible to shed light on the circumstances of their disappearance. (AllAfrica)


Another 121 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Wednesday said it had received another batch of 121 stranded Nigerians from Libya. (AllAfrica)