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Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias still vying for control of the oil-rich country.
Constant fighting and the destruction of infrastructure has created 'severe protracted crisis' in Libya, says Red Cross.
Libya, which has seen more than a week of deadly clashes between rival militias around Tripoli, fell into chaos with the ouster of strongman Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011.
Clashes have been raging on the outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli trapping residents indoors and hampering rescue efforts, emergency services have said, after more than a week of deadly fighting.
An attack on a checkpoint between the Libyan capital and the town of Zliten has killed four soldiers of the UN-backed unity government, the town's mayor has said.
The UN refugee agency says it's concerned over a Libyan militia forcing 1 900 displaced people out of their refugee camp in the capital, Tripoli.
All oil exports from Libya's east have been suspended after operations halted at two key ports, the Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation said Monday, in a further blow to the vital sector.
Washington and its allies have demanded that two key oil installations in the east of the country be returned to control of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, having fallen into the hands of a rival strongman.
Clashes between rival groups in Libya's key oil export ports have caused output to drop by nearly half, the head of the National Oil Company has said.
Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer does not have knowledge of his client's planned litigation against the Sunday Times over media reports that the late Muammar Gaddafi gave him $30m for safekeeping.
Libya's internationally recognised government has announced the release of 83 prisoners from a jail where the United Nations has documented torture and summary executions.
Fighting in and around the Libyan capital has displaced thousands of people, the government has said as the UN has been preparing to host talks seeking to halt the violence.
Clashes have been raging on the outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli trapping residents indoors and hampering rescue efforts, as the UN has called for talks after more than a week of deadly violence.
An attack on a checkpoint between the Libyan capital and the town of Zliten has killed six soldiers of the UN-backed unity government, an interior ministry source has said.
A human rights group is urging Libyan authorities to maintain a de facto moratorium on executions after 45 people were sentenced to death last week over violence during the 2011 uprising.
European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani in Libya has called for a "blacklist" of people smugglers to be set up to help stem the flow of migrants from Africa to Europe.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has announced the "liberation" of Derna, the only city in the eastern region beyond his control, from radical Islamist militias.
Libya's self-styled national army in the east says it has regained control over two key oil port terminals after an armed group attacked them a week ago
Police say the motive for the attack that left former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's banker wounded was robbery.
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