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Libya sets overnight curfew as Covid cases rise

Urdu Point 26 Jul 2021
Tripoli, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jul, 2021 ) .Libya's government Monday announced a two-week overnight curfew in the areas it controls in the centre and west of the North African country, as it battles a rise in Covid-19 cases ... around the capital Tripoli.
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At least 57 Europe-bound migrants drown off Libya: IOM

Urdu Point 26 Jul 2021
Tripoli, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jul, 2021 ) .At least 57 migrants drowned after their boat sank off Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday, the latest tragedy on the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing to Europe.
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Situation in Lebanon's Tripoli Under Control, Blocked Roads Reopened - Governor

Urdu Point 16 Jul 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th July, 2021) The situation in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli is under the control of the national military, with some protesters remaining in the streets, Judge Ramzi Nohra, Governor of North Lebanon, told Sputnik on Friday.
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Grenade hurled by protesters hurts 10 soldiers in northern Lebanon: army

China.dot.org 16 Jul 2021
... when a hand grenade was hurled towards the armed forces during a standoff against a group of protesters in Jabal Mohsen area of Tripoli, northern Lebanon, the National News Agency reported.
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Libya imposes curbs as virus cases hit new high

Urdu Point 11 Jul 2021
Tripoli, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Jul, 2021 ) .Libya on Sunday imposed sweeping restrictions to stem the spread of coronavirus as recorded cases hit a new high, with experts warning of a "critical" situation ... In past weeks, daily recorded cases have not exceeded 400 a day ... ....
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Failure of Libya talks endangers December vote, analysts warn

Urdu Point 07 Jul 2021
Tripoli, July 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Jul, 2021 ) .The failure of UN-led talks on Libya to reach a compromise over December elections could endanger a roadmap that had raised hopes of ending a decade of chaos, analysts have warned ... at the University of Tripoli.
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News in Brief

Kayhan 02 Jul 2021
That took it past the 400,000 mark, with the last 100,000 being added in just 39 days, according to a Reuters news agency tally ... TRIPOLI (Dispatches) - A non-profit sea rescue group on Thursday hit out at Libya’s coast guard after it released footage that it said showed ...
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Gunmen take to streets in Lebanese city over economic crisis

Gulf News 01 Jul 2021
Gunmen took to the streets in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Wednesday, firing in the air and at times throwing stones at soldiers amid rising anger at power cuts, fuel shortages and soaring prices ... After the rumours spread in Tripoli on Wednesday, armed men deployed in the streets of some poor neighbourhoods and opened fire in the air.
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Tripoli on brink of disaster as power outage fuels unrest in Lebanon

Arab News 30 Jun 2021
The security and social situation deteriorated on Wednesday in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second-largest city, where more than half of the population lives in poverty and the city has been left without electricity ... They took to the streets, some carrying weapons, and started closing down the shops by force,” an eyewitness told Arab News.
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Economic crisis, severe shortages make Lebanon ‘unlivable’

Federal News Radio 30 Jun 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — Ibrahim Arab waits in line several hours a day in the hot summer sun to buy gas for his taxi ... Insight by Hitachi Vantara Federal ... The situation has become critical in recent weeks, with scuffles and shootings at gas pumps, including one in the northern city of Tripoli, where the son of one station’s owner was killed ... World News ... .
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Riots in Lebanon over economy injure 10 soldiers, protesters

The Spokesman-Review 28 Jun 2021
BEIRUT — Lebanese troops deployed in the northern city of Tripoli early Sunday taking positions around major state institutions after a night of protests and riots against worsening living conditions left several protesters and 10 soldiers injured ... State-run National News Agency said Tripoli and other cities in Lebanon were quiet around noon Sunday.
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Army deployed as protests become riots in Lebanese cities 

Arab News 28 Jun 2021
The Lebanese Army was widely deployed in the streets of Tripoli in northern Lebanon on Sunday after a night of bloody protests ... Army units were stationed in front of government institutions in Tripoli, while roads were reopened to traffic ... Maher Abu Shakra, the political organizer of the Lihaqqi (For My Rights) organization, told Arab News.
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Riots over living conditions turn violent in Lebanon

The Arab Weekly 28 Jun 2021
BEIRUT – Lebanese troops deployed in the northern city of Tripoli early Sunday taking positions around major state institutions after a night of protests and riots against worsening living conditions left several protesters and 10 soldiers injured ... State-run National News Agency said Tripoli and other cities in Lebanon were quiet around noon Sunday.
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Soldiers and protesters injured in riots over Lebanon economic crisis

Belfast Telegraph 27 Jun 2021
The biggest protests were in the southern port of Sidon and in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city and the most impoverished ... The state-run National News Agency said Tripoli and other cities in Lebanon were quiet around noon on Sunday.
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Lebanon protests injure 10 soldiers as currency hits record low

The National 27 Jun 2021
Ten soldiers and at least eight others were injured as demonstrations erupted in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Saturday night as the national currency slid to an all-time low. The state news agency reported nine soldiers were injured when men on motorcycles threw sound bombs at them in central Tripoli.
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