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Only 10 Civilians Evacuate Ganfouda During 6 Hour Ceasefire

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) During the ceasefire that General Khalifa Haftar’s forces announced on Saturday for Ganfouda, a neighbourhood in Benghazi, only 10 people left the besieged area, according to the Red Crescent. Of the 10 who evacuated the besieged neighbourhood were seven women and children from two Libyan …

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Kobler Meets HoR Deputy Chairman in Tobruk

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The UN’s special envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, met with Emhemed Shoeib the Deputy Chairman for the Tobruk-based parliament, known as the House of Representative (HoR), on Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting between the UN representative to Libya and the Libyan parliament’s speaker was …

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Failed Coup Destabilizes Libyan Capital

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Despite an attempted coup, Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj attended a graduation ceremony for policemen on Monday at the interior ministry’s headquarters in Tripoli, according to a tweet made from the unity government’s Twitter account. Tension continues to rise in the Libyan capital as checkpoints …

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UN Calls on Member States to Support Libya’s Unity Government

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Martin Kobler, the UN envoy to Libya, called on the international community to support the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and to do what is necessary to prevent illegal arms trade to Libya. Kobler addressed the UN’s Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday …

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Italy May Close its Refugee Centres

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Close to 20,000 refugees seeking asylum in Italy could be rejected from refugee centres as a result of a shortage in funding, warned the Italian interior ministry. A shortage of 60 million euros needed to operate the reception centres could cause the centres to close …

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Hungarian Prime Minister Wants a Giant Refugee City

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Saturday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban requested that the European Union create a “Giant Refugee City.” Prime Minister Obran of Hungary during his speech in Vienna gave his input regarding Libya and the refugee crisis. He submitted that Hungary can do very little regarding Libya …

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