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UN to bring in monitors to observe Libya's widely flouted ceasefire
Move part of diplomatic reboot of efforts to cajole opposing sides into forming national unity government

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

01, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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US unveils new charges against suspect in 1988 Lockerbie bombing
Mohammed Abouagela Masud charged in bombing that killed 259 on Pan Am Flight over the Scottish town, and 11 on the ground

Ed Pilkington in New York

21, Dec, 2020 @5:02 PM

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Italian fishermen held in Libya freed after more than 100 days
Release of 18 men seized by Khalifa Haftar’s forces ends standoff between countries

Angela Giuffrida Rome correspondent

17, Dec, 2020 @12:16 PM

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10 years on, the Arab spring's explosive rage and dashed dreams
The extraordinary shock of people power gave way to a bitter backlash. So where to now?

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

14, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Arab spring autocrats: the dead, the ousted and those who remain
What became of the strongmen whose rule sparked protest across the region

Oliver Holmes

14, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Manchester bomber may have trained with Libyan militia, inquiry told
Senior police officer says it is ‘not unreasonable’ to suggest Salman Abedi fought or trained with militia in 2011

Amy Walker

08, Dec, 2020 @8:07 PM

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Scottish court urged to use diaries to uphold Lockerbie bomb case
Scottish government lawyer says appeal judges should use evidence from second Libyan suspect

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

26, Nov, 2020 @4:41 PM

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Libya interior minister campaigns to lead country as fragile peace holds
Fathi Bashagha looks to France for support ahead of elections

Patrick Wintour diplomatic editor

21, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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More than 110 migrants die in Mediterranean in three days
Bodies of 74 people wash up on beach in western Libya as baby boy dies on rescue boat

Lorenzo Tondo

12, Nov, 2020 @7:13 PM

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Baby dies on rescue boat after Mediterranean shipwreck
Six-month-old Joseph, from Guinea, was among more than 100 migrants in capsized dinghy

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

12, Nov, 2020 @12:17 PM

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Gunmen shoot dead female Libyan dissident in busy Benghazi street
Hanan al-Barassi was an outspoken critic of abuses in areas controlled by the Libyan National Army

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

10, Nov, 2020 @8:27 PM

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EU accused of abandoning migrants to the sea with shift to drone surveillance
Border agency Frontex accused by campaigners and MEPs of evading its responsibilities towards people in distress

Kaamil Ahmed

28, Oct, 2020 @12:53 PM

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