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500,000 Children Face 'Immediate Danger' in Libya Capital, UN Says

Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Monday.

Clashes that broke out between rival militias in late August had killed at least 115 people and wounded nearly 400 by Saturday night, according to Libya's health ministry.

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Rockets Target Airport Despite Fragile Truce in Libya Capital

The Libyan capital's only working airport has come under rocket fire just days after reopening following a UN-backed ceasefire between rival armed groups vying for influence in the oil-rich country.

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2 Dead in Suspected IS Suicide Attack on Libya Oil Company

Suicide bombers suspected of being from the Islamic State group stormed the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company on Monday and killed at least two people, officials said.

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Darfur Rebels Strengthen Foothold in Libya, Says UN Report

Rebel groups from Sudan's Darfur region are strengthening their foothold in Libya, building up their military strength in a bid to return to Sudan and fight on, according to a confidential report seen by AFP on Wednesday.

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Libyan Leaders Commit to December 10 Elections

Four Libyan leaders on Tuesday committed to holding elections in the fractured country on December 10 in a joint statement issued at a peace conference in Paris.

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ICRC Chief Calls for Changes in Libya Sanctions

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Friday the international community should consider "humanitarian exemptions" to economic sanctions against Libya.

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Militia Halts Production at 3 Libya Oil Fields

Oil production has been suspended for several days at three oil fields in Libya after an armed militia shut off pipelines, the state-owned National Oil Company said Wednesday.

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11 Beheaded in Attack on Haftar Forces in Libya

At least 11 people were beheaded Wednesday in an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, a spokesman for his forces said.

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Rival Libyan Leaders Back Ceasefire, Elections at France Talks

The two main rivals in conflict-ridden Libya agreed Tuesday to a ceasefire and committed to holding elections that French President Emmanuel Macron said would take place in spring 2018.

Macron said Libya's U.N.-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar, the military commander based in the east of the vast country, had shown "historic courage" in talks outside Paris.

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Key Challenges in Putting an End to Libya's Chaos

France is hosting a rare meeting on Tuesday between Libya's U.N.-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and military strongman Khalifa Haftar who backs a rival administration in the east.

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