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    Libya urges Turkey ‘cooperation’ over foreign troops pullout

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:43pm on May 04, 2021

    Libya’s new interim government urged Turkey Monday to ‘cooperate’ over the withdrawal of foreign troops and mercenaries from the country, to help bolster a seven-month-old ceasefire....

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    Over 600 Europe-bound migrants returned to Libya: navy

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:15am on May 03, 2021

    More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday, the navy said, as the International Organization for Migration warned...

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    Libyan coastguard intercepts 138 migrants at sea

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:52pm on April 01, 2021

    Libya’s coastguard intercepted an inflatable boat carrying 138 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s western coast on Wednesday, the country’s navy said. More than half of...

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    Libya arrests main suspect in killing of 26 Bangladeshi migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:06am on March 02, 2021

    One of the main suspects in the murder in Libya of 30 mostly Bangladeshi migrants last year was arrested on Monday, authorities in Tripoli said....

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    100 migrants rescued off Libya, 20 missing

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 01:02am on March 01, 2021

    Almost 100 migrants were rescued off Libya’s west coast on Sunday as they made failed attempts to reach Europe, while around 20 were missing, AFP...

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    Libya’s new PM to unveil team in first hurdle of transition

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 02:01am on February 26, 2021

    Libya’s prime minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dheibah is set to name a transitional government Thursday tasked with unifying the war-torn nation and leading it to elections...

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    Libya embarks on new transition phase

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:44pm on February 06, 2021

    Libya embarked Saturday on a new phase of its post-Gaddafi transition after the selection of a unity government to lead the country until December elections...

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    UN hails new Libya prisoner swap under October truce

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 01:35am on January 08, 2021

    The UN mission in Libya has welcomed a second exchange of prisoners between the country’s rival administrations and called for faster progress on other parts...

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    UN says Syrians exit Lebanon city over tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:22am on November 29, 2020

    At least 270 Syrian families have left a north Lebanon town, as hostility towards them mounted over a murder allegedly committed by a Syrian national,...

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    Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to 100

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:02am on November 13, 2020

    A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has killed 20 people, Doctors Without Borders said, just hours after news of a separate incident in which at...