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Libyan Coast Guard rescues 98 migrants off the coast of Libya

The Libyan Navy spokesperson, Ayoub Qassem said on Sunday, a Coast Guard patrol rescued 98 illegal immigrants on Saturday. “The migrants were on a rubber boat that stopped 14 miles north of Abu Kammash,” said Qassem, adding that Arab nationalities were among the immigrants.   On Saturday, the Libyan coast …

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UNHCR repatriates 1334 of the 48,000 refugees in Libya

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has deported 1334 of the 48,000 refugees registered in Libya to other countries. According to the AFP, UNHCR representative in Libya, Roberto Mignone announced on Wednesday, the evacuation of 1334 refugees among the “most vulnerable in Libya,” including 1020 to Niger and …

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Al-Tahady surpasses Wefaq Ajdabia in Libya Cup

Al-Tahady football team managed to reach the 16th round of Libya Cup after defeating Wefaq Ajdabia 2-0 on the Sheikh Chadae Stadium in Al-Beda on Monday. The two goals that secured the win and Al-Tahady’s qualification by Omer Al-Tawerghi and striker Taha Al-Sherif.   Al-Tahady   will face last year’s champion …

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EU and UNHCR discuss migration file in Libya

European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Policy, Federica Mogherini discussed on Tuesday with UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Commissioner, Filippo Grandi the crisis of illegal immigrants in Libya. According to Anadolu news agency, Mogherini discussed with the UNHCR Commissioner the evacuation of 1,300 illegal immigrants by the EU and the …

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EU: 15,000 immigrants repatriated from Libya to their countries

The European Union (EU) announced that the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has assisted 15,000 migrants to return home from Libya through the voluntary repatriation program in cooperation with the African Union (AU). The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, said in a statement on Friday that …

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UNSMIL: Forced disappearance in Libya “alarming”

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed its “alarm” at the disappearance of the parents and their children, adding that enforced disappearance had become a “worrying pattern” in Libya. In a statement, the mission said on Thursday that Al-Tweeri family and their 2, 3 and 5 year old …

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Libyan Coast Guard rescues 100 migrants

Libyan Navy spokesperson, Brigadier General Ayoub Qassem said on Thursday, a patrol from the Zuwara Coast Guard rescued 100 illegal immigrants, of which were 8 women and a child, who were on board a rubber boat. Qassem told ArraedLG, of the migrants were 24 Moroccan, 11 from Algeria, 6 from …

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