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ICC condemns bombing, revenge killings in Libya's Benghazi

27 January, 2018

The International Criminal Court has condemned a horrific bombing outside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi and subsequent revenge killings by militia leaders.

UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

25 January, 2018

The UN has demanded the surrender of Haftar loyalist, who has been filmed apparently executing prisoners.

Kidnapped Sudanese migrants freed after Libya busts people-smuggling ring

24 January, 2018

Social media footage released on Monday had shown a group of Sudanese men being choked, detained and tortured by human trafficking gangs in Libya.

Libya's Benghazi hit by double car bombs

23 January, 2018

Two car bombs targeted a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 30 and fears more blast victims could succumb to their injuries.

Baby boom pushes Egyptians to migrate

22 January, 2018

With rampant population growth and a population of 95 million, many Egyptians are leaving in search of opportunities, writes Jo Schietti.

Libya's militia culture must be demobilised

22 January, 2018

Comment: To avoid a serious security vacuum, Libya must build a young, strong, national army, as the militias are gradually scaled down, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Supreme Court to rule on legality of Trump's travel-ban

19 January, 2018

The US Supreme Court will rule on whether President Trump exceeded his powers and engaged in religious discrimination in the third version of the travel ban.

Tillerson, not Trump, to visit London next week

19 January, 2018

Rex Tillerson will be in Britain on Monday at the start of a sweep through Europe that will take him to Paris, Warsaw, and the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Prominent Egyptian scholar Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

18 January, 2018

Prominent Egypt-born scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi who heads the Doha-based International Union of Muslim Scholars has been sentenced to life in prison for 'incitement to murder' among other charges.

Military forces in Libya are flexing muscles: UN envoy

18 January, 2018

UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame said Libya needs a government that can deliver desperately needed public services and unify the country’s institutions.

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