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Libyan embassy in Jordan denies visa provisions being lifted

The Libyan embassy in the Kingdom of Jordan confirmed Jordan did not lift visa requirements for Libyan citizens traveling to the Kingdom. On Sunday, the embassy explained that those exempt from entry visas to Jordan are Libyan diplomatic passport holders and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and European Union country residency …

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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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