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Tunisia renews its call to stop the war in Libya and the need to...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Tunisia renewed its call to stop the flaming war in Libya, stressing the need to resolve the crisis politically and calling on all parties there to adhere...
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Three young Libyans find the sea enclosing them from their country

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The sea and its dangers are still better than Libya, plunged into chaos and conflict by three young Libyan men rescued by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without...
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There are no military facilities at an airport that has been bombed by Haftar...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said there were no military installations inside Zuwara International Airport, 120 kilometers west of Tripoli. "Following two successive airstrikes, claimed...
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Libyan Navy rescues more than 300 migrants

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Libyan navy announced that coastguard patrols had rescued 335 migrants in five separate operations northeast and northwest of the capital Tripoli, adding that the body of...
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Libya reopens Sabha airport after closure since 2014

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Libya reopened the airport in the southern city of Sabha on Friday after being closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents said. They said a commercial...
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UN: 90 civilians killed in Libya’s Murzuq since early August

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least 90 civilians have been killed and more than 200 injured as a result of violent clashes that erupted earlier this month in the southern southwestern...
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Amnesty expresses “growing” fears for the safety of a Libyan MP kidnapped a month...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Amnesty International on Friday expressed "growing" fears for the safety of Libyan lawmaker Siham Sargewa, who was kidnapped a month ago from her home near Benghazi after...
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Guterres announces internal investigation into killing of UN staff in Libya

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced his intention to conduct an "internal investigation" to uncover the circumstances of the attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left...
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UN Mission in Libya: We have received reports of violations of the Eid al-Adha...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said it had received reports of violations of the truce called for during the Eid al-Adha holiday. The mission said...
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More than 80 migrants rescued off the Libyan coast

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The humanitarian vessel Ocean Viking rescued more than 80 migrants, most of them Sudanese, on Saturday morning in an initial toll from MSF and sent to AFP. It...
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Displaced people in the Libyan capital seek to return to their homes by the...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Displaced people from the southern suburb of Tripoli are hoping to return to their homes by Eid al-Adha after fierce fighting erupted as Field Marshal Khalifa Aftar...
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Libya: Two UN mission personnel killed in car bomb explosion in Benghazi

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A Libyan car bomb killed two staff members of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in the eastern city ​​of Benghazi, a security source said...
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Air strike by eastern Libyan forces in southern Libya killed at least 43 people

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A drone air strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town of Murzuq has killed at least 43 people, a local official said on Monday. The...
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Haftar was targeted by the national unity government

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- For weeks, Turkey-backed terrorists have continued to carry out drone attacks against the Russian Hmeimim base. These attacks were regularly repulsed by the Syrian and Russian DCA. Some...
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Chaos and panic at an airport in Libya after missiles caused a halt in...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Missiles hit the airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday to keep air traffic on hold, causing chaos and panic among passengers, witnesses said. After Tripoli's international...
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Five doctors killed after aerial bombardment south of Tripoli

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A field hospital belonging to the government of the Libyan government of Al-Wefaq south of the capital of Tripoli was hit by an airstrike that killed five doctors...
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62 bodies of migrants sank off Libyan coast – Red Crescent

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Libyan Red Crescent teams on Friday recovered the bodies of 62 migrants whose boat sank Thursday off the coast east of Tripoli. "Our teams have recovered 62 bodies...
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Immigrants who survived the drowning in Libya are waiting silently

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The survivors of one of the worst tragedies of the Mediterranean are waiting for them to be transferred to a migrant center, while their sad faces look...
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62 bodies of migrants sank off Libyan coast – Red Crescent

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) --  Libyan Red Crescent teams on Friday recovered the bodies of 62 migrants whose boat sank Thursday off the coast east of Tripoli. "Our teams have recovered 62 bodies...
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Haftar declared that his army will soon “raise the banner of victory” in the...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The commander of the Libyan national army, Khalifa Haftar, said that the LNA would soon raise the "banner of victory" in the center of Tripoli. "(Libyan - Ed.)...