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UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

6 July 2019, 7:04 AM

The UN Security Council called Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants.

UN says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes

4 July 2019, 5:32 PM

The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention centre.

Turkey's support for Libya follows air strikes on Tajoura as part of Gen Haftar's Tripoli offensive.

Nearly 40 killed in an air strike on Libyan migrant centre

3 July 2019, 5:20 AM

Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike Tuesday night on their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital.

A Libyan boy displaced from the town of Tawergha fills containers with water at a displaced camp in Benghazi, Libya.

In battle for Libya’s oil, water becomes a casualty

2 July 2019, 9:34 AM

Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a wider crisis is now coming to a head in Libya.

halifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, arrives to attend an international conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace.

Libya’s Haftar orders forces to attack Turkish ships, interests

29 June 2019, 11:05 AM

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has ordered his forces to attack Turkish ships and interests, his spokesman said on Friday, accusing Turkey of backing his rivals in Libya’s conflict.

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