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Libyans mark seven years post revolution that ousted Muammar Gaddafi amid multiple crises

Thousands of Libyans on Saturday marked the seventh anniversary of the start of protests that ousted former leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. In the capital Tripoli, and across many cities in the North African country, thousands packed public squares where the authorities were organizing concerts and other festivities. The celebrations were …

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Libya to mark 7 years since revolution

It’s been seven years since the Libyan revolution and 42 years of an authoritarian regime under Muammar Gaddafi. Libyans are still waiting to see the end of a chaotic transition that continues and the birth of a democratic state . To celebrate the anniversary of the revolution of 2011, the …

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LIBYAN SPECIAL FORCES DEPLOY 400 NEW FORCE GRADUATES.

A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday for 400 new Libyan special force members who will be deployed to guard important figures and institutions throughout the country. Spokesman of the special force Captain Hatem Al-Gamati, said 900 civilians involved in security service have been trained,adding that , 400 members of …

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136 NIGERIAN RETURNEES FROM LIBYA ARRIVE PORT HARCOURT.

The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said. Ejike, represented by Mr Ebhodaghe Eric, NEMA Chief Administrative Officer, received the returnees who arrived aboard Med-View …

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Voter registration not enough to guarantee Libyan elections.

The United Nations envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé said Wednesday that a number of conditions still need to be met before elections can be held in the country. In September 2017, Salamé presented the UN Security Council with a plan of action to end the chaos in the country, including …

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AT LEAST 90 PEOPLE FEARED DROWNED OFF LIBYAN COAST.

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. “Ten bodies are reported to have washed up on Libyan shores,” the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. …

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