Sabha (Libya)

Type: City
Name: Sabha (Libya)
Country: Libya
Latitude: 27.07
Longitude: 14.42
population: 126,387
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rival governments deepen Libya chaos

Libya's House of Representatives turned down the proposed crisis government submitted by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani, Libya Herald reported Wednesday (September 17th).The Tobruk-based lawmakers demanded the premier come up with a new, smaller cabinet ... [Published Magharebia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tuareg leaders rebuff Misrata appeal to support Libya Dawn

A delegation from Misrata holds surprise meeting with Tuareg elders. — Courtesy photoTRIPOLI — Tuareg leaders have rejected an appeal from Misrata that they support the Libya Dawn Operation in Tripoli.A delegation from Misrata, led by Misrata Shura Council ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Tuareg, Misrata, Libya
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pro-Libya Dawn mayors take message south

By staff.Benghazi, 9 September 2014:Mayors from Misrata, Zliten, Esbaia and Gharian met yesterday in Sebha with their counterparts from four southern municipalities in a bid to encourage southern support for Libya Dawn.Mohamed Muftah (Mayor of Misrata), ... [Published Libya Herald - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese evacuate over 1500 from Libya

By .Tripoli, 7 September 2014:Nearly a hundred of the last remaining Vietnamese workers in Libya have been evacuated.In recent days, 38 Vietnamese working for SONA and Misrata General Construction Company (GCCM) passed through the Ras Jadir border crossing, ... [Published Libya Herald - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Calm returns to Sebha following sporadic clashes

By Jamal Adel.Kufra, 5 September 2014:Brief clashes have come to an end with calm restored in Sebha over the last 24 hours following sporadic violence in some areas of the town.The fighting began on Wednesday night and lasted until Thursday morning after ... [Published Libya Herald - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Violence mars Libyan election a day before it begins

Libya’s state news agency said it is expecting around 1.5m people to cast ballots tomorrow across the country to elect members of the new parliament.Turnout for Libyans voting abroad was estimated at around 38 percent, according to Libya Herald.In the ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Libya, Elections, Violence
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

More demonstrations Friday for and against HoR

By Sami Zaptia.Tripoli, 24 August 2014:There were more demonstrations after aser early evening prayer on Friday for and against the House of Representatives (HoR) in a number of towns and cities all over Libya.For HoRIn the Ghoat Shaal area of western ... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Libya’s chaos continues

Libya’s parliament has appealed for international intervention to end its country’s worsening violence. The decision triggered mass demonstrations in Tripoli, Benghazi and other major cities. Fighting between opposing militias has been raging in Benghazi ... [Published Al Ahram - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Remaining guest workers in Libya to go home next month

All of remaining workers in war-torn Libya will be bound for home between late August and early September, a senior official has confirmed.As of August 22, over 340 workers were still there, mostly in the north-western city of Misrata and Ghadamis oasis ... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 23 2014]
Entities: Libya, Workers, Tunisia, Tunis
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sebha sends aid convoy to displaced families in western Libya

By staff.Tripoli, 23 August 2014:A relief convoy has set off today from Sebha with aid for the displaced families of the western region of Libya and others affected by the current crisis.Named Sebha Al-Kher (Goodness), the convoy has been organized by ... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Libya: Nationwide protests against Haftar's operation

Thousands of Libyans took part in protests in six cities on Friday against the Karama Operation led by retired general Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi, Anadolu reported.The protests were held in the cities of Tripoli (north), Benghazi (east), Misrata (center), ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Over 500 Vietnamese workers remain in Libya

(VOV) - More than 500 guest workers still stranded in war-torn Libya will return to Vietnam in a couple of days under the Government’s recent directions after recent evacuations by charter flights and roads from Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey.Vietnamese ambassador ... [Published VOVNews - Aug 13 2014]

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"There are also deputies outside the country for security reasons" he said
"It's difficult to talk about that journey," Ebrima says. "Thirty-seven people in a pick-up, driving for seven days. We had some food and water, but the sun burns your skin and the sand sticks to it. Two guys in our group died. We passed one, two, three more bodies on the road – they had been thrown out of the trucks before us. In the desert you don't have time to bury bodies."
- Khalifa Haftar urged the country's highest judicial authority "to form a civilian presidential high council tasked with forming an emergency cabinet and organising legislative elections."
"To those terrorists, we have only one solution: to say the word of truth, even if it will have us killed" the reporter said

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Rival governments deepen Libya chaos [Published Magharebia - Sep 18 2014]
175 Vietnamese workers leave Libya; two others ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Sep 18 2014]
New initiatives, lasting rifts [Published Al Ahram - Sep 12 2014]
Tuareg leaders rebuff Misrata appeal to support... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Pro-Libya Dawn mayors take message south [Published Libya Herald - Sep 09 2014]
Vietnamese evacuate over 1500 from Libya [Published Libya Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Calm returns to Sebha following sporadic clashes [Published Libya Herald - Sep 05 2014]
Violence mars Libyan election a day before it b... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 27 2014]
Risking Death for a Shot at Life: One Smuggled ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 26 2014]
Social News 25/8 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 25 2014]
Libya’s chaos continues [Published Al Ahram - Aug 24 2014]
Timeline: Libya in revolution and transition [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 24 2014]
More demonstrations Friday for and against HoR [Published Libya Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Sebha sends aid convoy to displaced families in... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 23 2014]
Libya: Nationwide protests against Haftar's ope... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 23 2014]
Remaining guest workers in Libya to go home nex... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 23 2014]
Libya Dawn opponents attack Sebha Muncipal Council [Published Libya Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Jabal Nefusa towns declare boycott of the House... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Truth and Algerian involvement in Libya [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
Sebha hit by telecommunications cut [Published Libya Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Libyan dismay at the fruits of democracy [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 17 2014]
From Tripoli to Karachi: civil war survivor cou... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Friday demonstrations for and against HoR – aga... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 16 2014]
ICRC says it is still active in Libya [Published Libya Herald - Aug 16 2014]
Over 500 Vietnamese workers remain in Libya [Published VOVNews - Aug 13 2014]
More than 1,000 workers return home safely from... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 13 2014]
Terrorists target Libya journalists [Published Magharebia - Aug 13 2014]
Libya: Whipped, beaten, and hung from trees: de... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 22 2014]
Director-General denounces killing of Libyan te... [Published UNESCO - Jun 06 2014]
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Libya: Libya: What the ICRC did in 2013 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Libya 31-03-2014 Facts and Figures Supporting the Libyan Red Crescent Society (LRCS) The ICRC: conducted 5 first-aid training sessions for 103 LRCS volunteers; helped the LRCS establish a permanent ...
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Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Libya SC/11311 Security Council 7130th Meeting (AM) Chair of Sanctions Committee, Country’s Permanent Representative Deliver Statements Political divisions continued to undermine the management of Libya’s transition ...
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