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Ahmed Elumami

Parts of troubled Libya get 4G telecoms service

Oct 16 2018

TRIPOLI Libya's state-owned mobile phone operator al-Madar launched the first 4G services in the North African country, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political turmoil and violence.

Parts of troubled Libya get 4G telecoms service

Oct 16 2018

TRIPOLI, Oct 16 Libya's state-owned mobile phone operator al-Madar launched the first 4G services in the North African country, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political turmoil and violence.

Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 injured- health ministry

Sep 23 2018

TRIPOLI At least 115 people have been killed and 383 injured in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya’s health ministry said on Sunday.

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's state oil firm, two staff killed

Sep 10 2018

TRIPOLI Several armed men attacked the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least two staff members, a security official said. | Video

Uneasy truce may not last long in embattled Libyan capital

Sep 07 2018

TRIPOLI/TUNIS Residents of Tripoli emerging from their homes to take advantage of a ceasefire between armed groups noticed one thing straight away. The militias had not withdrawn their heavy weapons from strategic locations in the Libyan capital.

Hundreds of migrants trapped in detention centers in Libyan capital after clashes

Aug 29 2018

TUNIS Hundreds of migrants have been abandoned without food or water in government-run detention centers in the Libyan capital after guards fled from clashes between rival armed groups in the past few days, aid workers said on Wednesday.

Clashes shatter illusion of security in Libyan capital

Aug 29 2018

CAIRO/TRIPOLI A bout of fighting in Libya's capital has laid bare the fragility of a militia cartel that had brought a veneer of stability to the city and encouraged the gradual return of foreign diplomats and plans for elections in December.

Rolling summer blackouts weigh on Libya's struggling traders

Aug 17 2018

BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI Lengthy power outages have left tradesmen and small businesses in Libya struggling to survive in an economy already crippled by a liquidity crisis and high inflation.

Bread price hike sharpens economic pain for Libyans

Jul 12 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libyans already struggling to make ends meet have been hit by sharp increases in bread prices, as a broken imports system and political splits lead to more inflationary pressure for ordinary citizens.

Libya 1st-half 2018 oil revenue $11.4 bln - central bank

Jul 10 2018

TRIPOLI, July 10 Libya's central bank (CBL) said on Tuesday the country had earned 15.6 billion Libyan dinars ($11.4 billion) in oil revenue in the first six months of the year, accounting for more than 93 percent of total income and more than double the 6.8 billion dinars earned from oil in the first half of 2017.

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