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2016-10-22 13 Foreigners Freed From Captivity
[Al Jazeera] Libyan pro-government forces have freed 13 foreigners held by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in its former coastal bastion of Sirte.

2016-10-22 At Least Four Dead in Attack On Refugee Boat
[Al Jazeera] Armed men attacked an overcrowded dinghy carrying refugees off Libya, leaving at least four dead and up to 25 missing, the report said.

2016-10-21 Libya's Neighbouring Countries Reiterate Support to Presidential Council of Government of National Accord
[Algerie Presse Service] The neighbouring countries of Libya reiterated Wednesday, in Niamey, their support to the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, underlining their commitment to the political process initiated by the United Nations.

2016-10-19 Libya's Neighbouring Countries - Absence or Delay in Resolution of Crisis Serves Terrorism
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -Algeria is convinced that Libyans are capable to overcome their differences and put the supreme interest of Libyan people above all other considerations, said Wednesday Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.

2016-10-19 Algeria, Key Partner to End Libyan Crisis
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -Vice-president of the Presidential Council of the National Accord Government Moussa El Kouni hailed the Algerian position regarding the Libyan crisis, stressing that Algeria is a key partner of Libya to end the crisis.

2016-10-20 Foreign Ministry - Breakthrough in Crisis of Citizens Stuck in Libyan Musaad Area
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Ministry has announced that the crisis of the Sudanese citizens who stranded in the Libyan area of Mussad is following continued efforts exerted by the Sudan General Consulate in Benghazi and the concerned Libyan authorities.

2016-10-18 Libya Repatriates Sudanese From Tobruk
[Radio Dabanga] Tobruk -Sudanese nationals stranded in the port city of Tobruk in Libya are being repatriated by Libyan authorities. Migrants in the country have reported a high number of cases of exploitation and abuses by human traffickers to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

2016-10-19 9th Meeting of Libya's Neighbouring Countries Kicks Off in Niamey
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -The 9th ministerial meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries kicked off Wednesday in Niamey (Niger), in which take part regional, African and international institutions.

2016-10-19 Libya Crisis Resolution Requires Dialogue, National Reconciliation, Away From Foreign Interference
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel underlined, Tuesday in Niamey (Niger), the crucial importance of the meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries, scheduled for Wednesday in the Nigerien capital, adding that the "resolution of the crisis in Libya requires dialogue and national reconciliation, away from any foreign interference."

2016-10-17 Libya's Neighbouring Countries Meeting in Niamey - Deepening Consultation, Supporting Political Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -The ninth ministerial meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries will be held in Niger's Niamey on Wednesday, with the participation of representatives of regional and international organizations with a view to deepening consultation and coordination between the countries of the region, in order to cope with the current challenges and support the political process in the country.

2016-10-18 Nigerien FM Hails Algeria's Special Role for Political Solution in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -Niger's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad Ibrahim Yacoubou hailed the "excellent" relations between Algeria and Niger at all levels and Algeria's special role for a political solution in Libya, through the mechanism of neighbouring countries.

2016-10-16 Shadow War in the Sahara
[Al Jazeera] Africa remains a key territory on the global chessboard of the 21st century. Rich in oil and natural resources, the continent holds a strategic position.

2016-10-16 Rival Group Seizes Govt Offices
[Al Jazeera] Libya's UN-backed government has suffered a new setback after a political rival seized key offices in the capital and proclaimed the reinstatement of the former administration.

2016-10-14 562 Nigerians Return From Libya Within 3 Months - Nema
[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said that no fewer than 562 Nigerians have returned in batches from Libya in the last three months.

2016-10-13 Forces Make Final Push to Clear Militants From Sirte
[Al Jazeera] Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government are advancing cautiously on the remaining pockets of ISIL fighters holding out in the coastal city of Sirte.

2016-10-13 Crisis in Libya - Messahel Reaffirms Algeria's Approach Based On Political Solution, National Reconciliation
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel has reaffirmed, Thursday in Algiers, Algeria's approach to the crisis in Libya, based on "a political solution, dialogue and national reconciliation."

2016-10-13 Situation in Libya - Total Convergence of Views With Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative for Libya and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler underlined, Thursday in Algiers, "the total convergence of views" with Algeria on the situation in Libya.

2016-10-11 Another 154 Nigerians Return From Libya
[Premium Times] A Libyan Airline aircraft with registration number 5A-LAT on Monday arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport , Lagos, with 154 Nigerians who had been stranded in Libya.

2016-10-11 152 Nigerians Voluntarily Return From Libya
[This Day] About 152 Nigerians were brought back from Libya yesterday evening through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

2016-10-11 9 Pregnant Women, 145 Others Return From Libya
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Another set of 154 Nigerians were deported from Libya yesterday barely one and half months after 241 arrived from there.

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