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More children are reportedly being recruited to fight as violence between rival militias continues in Tripoli, UNICEF said on Monday.

An airport in Tripoli has been closed, due to ongoing violence in the Libyan capital.

Tunisia-Libya border reopening sparks hope for locals

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia-Libya border reopening sparks hope for locals

Cross-border activity is back to normal after the reopening of the Tunisian-Libyan border, amid an ongoing commercial dispute between the two states, reports Alessandra Bajec.

IS claims suicide blast on Libya oil company

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IS claims suicide blast on Libya oil company

Two employees and three IS assailants died during Monday's attack, which targeted the oil sector that funds 95 percent of state revenues.

Suspected IS suicide bombers strike Libya oil company

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Suspected IS suicide bombers strike Libya oil company

Libya's vital oil sector has been repeatedly disrupted by violence since a 2011 NATO-backed rebellion that toppled longtime dictator Muammar ...

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Gunmen storm Libya national oil firm headquarters

Libya's vital oil sector has been repeatedly disrupted by violence since a 2011 NATO-backed rebellion that toppled longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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Libya's Haftar calls Italians 'enemies', threatens move towards Tripoli

Italy supports the UN-backed General National Assembly (GNA) government in Tripoli, which Haftar's LNA is at odds with.

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Aid group calls for migrant evacuations from Tripoli

Doctors Without Borders warned thousands of migrants trapped in detention centres in Libya's capital Tripoli must be evacuated.

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Fragile Libya a breeding ground for militant groups: UN

The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame has warned that Libya has been stumbling from one emergency to another over the last few weeks.

UN brokers ceasefire to halt deadly Libya clashes

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UN brokers ceasefire to halt deadly Libya clashes

The UN mission in Libya says it has brokered a ceasefire to end a week of clashes in Tripoli.

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Dozens killed in new fighting in Libya capital

Fresh fighting has broken out in Tripoli between rival Libyan factions, with Facebook blocked to ease tensions.

<em>Gaddafi</em> supporters escape Libya prison in mass jail break

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Gaddafi supporters escape Libya prison in mass jail break

Some 400 prisoners have escaped after a riot at a jail in the southern suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli amid fierce fighting between rival ...

UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya

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UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya

Five days of clashes between rival militias has left dozens dead and more than 100 injured.

Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border

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Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border

N'Djamena forces pounded rebel positions around Tibesti, a town in the far north along the Libyan border.

Clashes escalate in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing 26

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Clashes escalate in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing 26

A Libyan official says fighting between rival militias in the capital has killed at least 26 people, including civilians.

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Explosions rock Libya's Tripoli as rival groups clash

Violence continues to rock Libya's capital as the country finds itself torn between a myriad of militias, jihadist groups and traffickers.

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Attack on checkpoint kills ministers in Libya

An attack on a checkpoint with grenades and light weapons killed six Libyan soldiers on Thursday.

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Libya turns down migrants rejected by Italy

Italy's interior minister threatened earlier this week to return the migrants to Libya before attempting to take them back to the North African ...

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Militias in Libya threaten latest peace initiatives

Endless fighting between militias, clashes between Salafists and Libyan National Army forces plus months of warfare between tribes, perpetuates ...

UN calls on Libya to crack down on militias

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UN calls on Libya to crack down on militias

The war-torn country has been gripped by violence following the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that toppled longtime dictator Moammar ...

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Foreign militants are taking over Libya's Fezzan region

Following the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya's porous southern border has led to an influx of militants posing an increasing threat to the ...

Libya sentences 45 militiamen to death over 2011 killings

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Libya sentences 45 militiamen to death over 2011 killings

The militiamen were pro-Gaddafi fighters who were found guilty of killing demonstrators during Libya's 2011 uprising.

Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

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Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

Lawmaker Saleh Hashem was injured breaking up a fight after shots were fire in Tobruk, reports said on Tuesday.

Seoul sends warship to Libya as nationals are kidnapped

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Seoul sends warship to Libya as nationals are kidnapped

The 4,000-tonne vessel, Munmu the Great, which takes part in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, was now on its way to Libya, officials ...

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