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Friday, 11-21-14, 15:34Editor's Harsh Conviction Blow to Free Speech[HRW]Beirut -A Libyan criminal court's imposition of a five-year prison term on Al-Ummah newspaper editor Amara al-Khatabi for allegedly defaming public officials is a serious blow to free speech that should not be allowed to stand. read more...
Friday, 11-21-14, 12:44Sisi - No Egyptian Forces in Libya, We Protect Borders From Within[Egypt Online]President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has hailed Egypt's relations with European Union states, adding that his planned visit to France and Italy is part of his efforts to restore Egypt's standing. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 16:16UK Welcomes UN Action to Sanction Libyan Terrorist Groups[PR Newswire]Madrid -Foreign Secretary welcomes UN action taken to list two terrorist groups in Libya, underlining need to support UN-led mediation efforts. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 8:45UN Brokers 'Critical' Benghazi Truce[UN News]The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced today that all parties to the conflict in Benghazi have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian truce to evacuate civilians and retrieve the bodies of the dead. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 13:43Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denies Rumours About Death of Abducted Journalist Sofiene Chourabi in Libya[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mokhtar Chaouachi, on Sunday, denied the rumour relayed by some Websites on the death of journalist abducted in Libya Sofiene Chourabi. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 5:27Amid Surging Violence, UN Warns of Potential Displacement Crisis[UN News]In the wake of car bombings in Tripoli and deadly clashes between rival armed groups across the long-troubled Libya, the United Nations human rights office today voiced alarm over escalating violence in the long-troubled country, while the Organization's refugee agency warned that mounting insecurity is taking a toll on humanitarian operations. read more...
Saturday, 11-15-14, 13:26Egypt, Libya FMs Meet in UAE[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Libyan counterpart Mohammed al-Dairi during their participation in the Sir Bani Yas Forum held in the UAE. read more...
Friday, 11-14-14, 14:31More Than 100,000 Flee Fighting Over Past Month[UNHCR]Geneva -The UN refugee agency on Friday reported that intense fighting among rival armed groups in western, eastern and south-eastern Libya has forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in the past month. read more...
Friday, 11-14-14, 10:57Algeria, Egypt Stress Convergence of Views On Need to Preserve Libya's Territorial Unity[Algerie Presse Service]Cairo -Algeria and Egypt on Thursday in Cairo stressed their "complete convergence of views" on the need to preserve Libya's territorial unity and coordinate their efforts in this regard. read more...
Friday, 11-14-14, 10:24UN Mission Condemns Bombings in Libya, Calls for Accountability, Dialogue[UN News]The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the rising violence in eastern and western Libya, including the bombings this morning in Tripoli of the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the ongoing fighting in the city of Benghazi and in Jabal Nafusa, reminding all parties to respect international law. read more...

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