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Tuareg tribe: the African blue men of Sahara

The Tuareg (Tuareg), is a Berber nomadic people of central and southern Sahara in the Sahel region of West Africa.…

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Dozens of migrants rescued off the Libyan coast, 20 missing

Dozens of migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Sunday. The coast guard removed nearly 100 people from the…

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Conspiracy or revolution: how Libyans assess the overthrow of Gaddafi after ten years

Ten years ago, on February 15, 2011, anti-government protests accompanied by unrest broke out in Libya. Supported by the NATO…

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Libyan paramilitaries block oil ports and demand payment of wages

Libyan paramilitaries block the export of oil from the country at the ports. The troops, responsible for protecting the oil…

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Where are Gaddafi’s missing billions? South Africa, the main suspect

An investigative film by Dutch filmmakers Misha Wessel and Thomas Blom put the question of the disappearance of Muammar Gaddafi’s…

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Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libyan beach

At least 74 people drowned off the coast of Libya today in the shipwreck of a boat carrying more than…

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Six people die after boat capsizes on the Libyan coast

Six people were killed yesterday after a boat with about 100 migrants on board capsized on the Libyan coast.

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Boycott of French products in Libya and Tunisia

French products become persona non grata in some Muslim countries. French flags burnt by an angry crowd.

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Warring parties in Libya agree on a ceasefire

The main parties to the conflict in Libya have signed a national and permanent ceasefire, after five days of talks…

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Expert warns against outcome of Libyan conflict: “3rd World War assured”

Algerian expert in strategic studies and defense policy, Dr. Abdelkader Soufi, believes that “without the wisdom of all the actors,…

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Are Turkey and Egypt heading for direct conflict in Libya?

Tension is still rising in Libya, as many fear that the Egyptian army is entering Libya and engaging pro-Turkish forces.…

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Libya’s parliament asks the Egyptian army to intervene

Libya’s parliament has called on the Egyptian army to intervene to “protect the security of both countries” in light of…

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