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Haftar's oil blitz could fatally undermine Libyan government

The internationally-recognised Libyan government’s loss of key oil facilities to forces loyal to the eastern administration and General Kalifa Haftar is a potentially serious blow that could starve Tr

The internationally-recognised Libyan government’s loss of key oil facilities to forces loyal to the eastern administration and General Kalifa Haftar is a potentially serious blow that could starve Tr

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Fewer migrants crossing the Med to Europe but more dying - IOM

New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…

New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…

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Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya

More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.

More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.

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Battle for Sirte: fight for city enters final phase

In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.

In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.

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Hundreds rescued from overcrowded migrant boats in Med

More than 300 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after migrant boats capsized off the coast of Libya.

More than 300 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after migrant boats capsized off the coast of Libya.

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Securing Sirte

Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.

Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.

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Migrants in the Med: 'Over 8,000' rescued in five days

As many as 8,300 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean in the last five days according to Italian authorities, as more bodies washed ashore in Libya.

As many as 8,300 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean in the last five days according to Italian authorities, as more bodies washed ashore in Libya.

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Libya PM hails success of US air strikes on ISIL

The UN-backed government in Libya has hailed the success of US air strikes against ISIL fighters in the coastal city of Sirte.

The UN-backed government in Libya has hailed the success of US air strikes against ISIL fighters in the coastal city of Sirte.

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Libya: pro-government forces 'make gains' against ISIL

In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.

In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.

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Libyan pro-government brigades advance on ISIL stronghold of Sirte

In Libya the so-called Islamic State group is battling to hold on to its stronghold of Sirte after forces aligned with the new unity government advanced on the…

In Libya the so-called Islamic State group is battling to hold on to its stronghold of Sirte after forces aligned with the new unity government advanced on the…

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Migrants in the Med: Over 100 more bodies wash up on Libyan coast

Familiar scenes as bodies are recovered from the beach close to Libyan coastal city of Zuwara as numbers of boats making the crossing to Italy surge.

Familiar scenes as bodies are recovered from the beach close to Libyan coastal city of Zuwara as numbers of boats making the crossing to Italy surge.

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Libya migrant route does roaring trade in absence of authority

Libya has become, once again, the main jump-off point for migrants heading for Europe, after the closure of the Balkan and Aegean Sea routes.

Libya has become, once again, the main jump-off point for migrants heading for Europe, after the closure of the Balkan and Aegean Sea routes.

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Overcrowded fishing boat capsizes off Italian coast, 500 migrants rescued

The Italian navy has released distressing images of an overcrowded fishing boat capsizing off the Libyan coast sending hundreds of migrants tumbling into the…

The Italian navy has released distressing images of an overcrowded fishing boat capsizing off the Libyan coast sending hundreds of migrants tumbling into the…