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Civilians Under Threat From Militias

[HRW] Geneva -Unaccountable and violent armed groups maintain a stranglehold on Libya, while civilians pay the price in the divided country, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. Libyan authorities should prioritize justice sector reform and establishing accountability, particularly for members of armed groups. (AllAfrica)

Jhinaoui Receives Written Message From Libyan Counterpart

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui received, on Friday, a written message from his Libyan counterpart Mohamed Taher Siala on co-operation relations between both countries. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Elections to Watch in Africa This Year

[Nation] After the relentless electoral drama across Africa last year, several countries will hold presidential polls this year. (AllAfrica)

Again, Buhari Blames Gaddafi for Nigeria's Insecurity

[Premium Times] Stooges of former Libya leader, Muamar Gaddafi, constitute the terrorists perpetrating evil acts in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. (AllAfrica)

Nigerians Subjected to Unimaginable Horrors in Libya - Report

[Daily Trust] Europe-bound Nigerian migrants are being subjected to "unimaginable horrors" from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in the country, according to a new UN report. (AllAfrica)

Security Coordination in Libya - Positive Step Towards Unified State Institutions

[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel welcomed the recent security coordination measures taken by Libyans and called them "a positive step towards the unification of the Libyan State's institutions. (AllAfrica)

Libya Crisis - Algeria, Libya Reiterate Support to UN Settlement Plan

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel and United Nations secretary general's special representative and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, stressed Monday their unwavering commitment to helping Libyan people getting out of the crisis shaking the country, emphasizing the need to implement the UN settlement plan. (AllAfrica)

'Repeated Attacks' Could Close Down Key Hospital in Eastern Libya, Says Who

[UN News] The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya's second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday, warning that further assaults could shutter the key facility. (AllAfrica)

Funds Required Towards ICTs for NGOs in Libya

[CAJ News] Tripoli -A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires US$2,4 million to provide lifesaving telecommunications services to the humanitarian agencies in Libya. (AllAfrica)

UN Report On Horror of Gang Rape and Exploitation of Migrants in Libya

[RFI] Stories of migrants and refugees being treated as commodities, subjected to torture and gang rape are just a few of the "unspeakable horrors" outlined in a new report by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), based on 1,300 first-hand accounts gathered in Libya, Nigeria and Italy. (AllAfrica)

Caid Essebsi Invites Libya's Al-Sarraj to Take Part in 30th Arab Summit

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Beji Caid Essebsi sent an invitation to Head of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez al-Sarraj to partake in the 30th Arab Summit scheduled for March 31 in Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Ghassan Salamé On a Visit to Algeria On 7 - 8 Jan

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -UN Special Envoy, Chief of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé will pay a working visit to Algeria on 7 -8 January 2019, announced Sunday the Foreign Ministry. (AllAfrica)

Uncertainty Over Migrants Still Stranded At Sea

[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE future of 49 refugees and migrants stranded on the Mediterranean Sea looks dire amid expectations of rough weather and their vessels likely to deteriorate. (AllAfrica)

Libyan UN-Backed Govt Decides to Cooperate With Eastern-Based Security Services

[New Times] The Libyan UN-backed government on Monday decided to cooperate with the security services of eastern Libya. (AllAfrica)

WHO Warns Repeated Attacks Could Close Key Hospital

[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack on Al Jala Hospital in Libya's second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Attack On Foreign Ministry, an Attack On All Libyans, Stresses UN Envoy

[UN News] The United Nations peace mission in Libya has "strongly" condemned a terrorist attack on the country's foreign ministry in the capital, Tripoli. (AllAfrica)

Asian Infrastructure Bank Approves Applications of Six More Countries

[Focac] The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Wednesday that its Board of Governors has approved the membership applications of six more countries, bringing AIIB's total approved members to 93. (AllAfrica)

Gaddafi's Son Resists Deportation

[The Herald] An adopted son of the late Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Abhallha Mone Moussa Moummare, is resisting attempts by Zimbabwean authorities to have him deported to Tripoli, Libya, citing fears for his security, senators heard yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Libyan Women Lose Hope in the Revolution

[Deutsche Welle] The civil war that brought down Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi allowed the country's women to carve out niches for themselves in public life. Now they are being squeezed out and even killed. (AllAfrica)

Refugee Women, Kids Saved From Libyan Jails

[CAJ News] Tripoli -SOME 133 refugees detained in Libya have been evacuated to Niger. (AllAfrica)

Libya Is Shutting Down El Sharara After Field Seized By Tribesmen

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Benghazi /Libya -Libya is shutting down production at its biggest oilfield after tribesmen and state security guards seized the El Sharara facility, field engineers and protesters said on Sunday, but there was no confirmation from state oil firm NOC. (AllAfrica)

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)