Libya

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Female Libyan activists demand politicians stick to election timetable
Women are challenging largely male political class as fears grow ‘dinosaurs’ of Libyan politics will try to cling on to power

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Family of photographer urge Libya to investigate his death
Relatives of Anton Hammerl, who was killed in 2011, hope new government will help locate his body

Peter Beaumont

01, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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How nearly 3,000 cattle came to be stranded at sea for three months
After being refused entry to several countries on health grounds, the surviving animals were ordered back to Spain for slaughter

Sophie Kevany

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Libya gets new unified government as corruption allegations swirl
Move follows almost a decade of division, with no stable government since fall of Gaddafi in 2011

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

10, Mar, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Libya's interim PM elected through bribery, UN inquiry says
Abdul Hamid Dbeibah chosen at forum where delegates were reportedly offered up to $500,000

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cattle stranded at sea 'face immediate slaughter' if ship docks in Spain, says manager
Livestock company still hopes to find a buyer for animals on board ship for two months, after rejection by Turkey and Libya

Sophie Kevany

25, Feb, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Cattle stranded at sea for two months are likely dead or ‘suffering hell’
Two livestock ships have been refused entry to multiple countries on health grounds since leaving Spain in December

Sophie Kevany and Ashifa Kassam

24, Feb, 2021 @12:13 PM

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‘Right now I’m into Libyan reggae’: the music label delving into the Arab world's back catalogue
Jannis Stürtz has trawled Casablanca and rooted around a factory in Sousse for music. The Habibi Funk founder talks about his passion for Tunisian disco, Sudanese jazz and Lebanese soft rock

Alexis Petridis

22, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Untold Chaos: living through Libya's wars – documentary
At the end of his presidency, Obama said his worst mistake was failing to plan for the day after the intervention in Libya. What followed was chaos. Filmed over seven years, this is an observational mosaic, capturing the feeling of a country in the hands of warlords, a proxy war, whilst a divided political process and a fragile international peace deal loom.

Charlie PhillipsLindsay PoultonGiovanni Buccomino, James Scott and Naziha Arebi,

18, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'I won't go back': why Libyans are joining the boats leaving their shores
Libya, a transit stop for migrants trying to reach Europe, is now facing an exodus of its own people

Sam Kimball in Tunis, and Paula González

15, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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UN-sponsored talks produce interim government for Libya
Development prompts mixture of cynicism and hope Libya may be able to puts years of conflict behind it

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Feb, 2021 @6:16 PM

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