COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: TripoliGovernment: Provisional Government
Chairman of the Presidential Council: Fayez al-Sarraj
Population: 6,653,210 (2017)
Land Size: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 20, 2018: Returned to Libyan Shores and Held in Detention Centres - What Are the Practical Alternatives? - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] While Libya can contribute to the solution, the country cannot address these issues alone - it is a regional, if not global, responsibility
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: Edo Welcomes 3,883 Libyan Returnees in 10 Months - Official - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Premium Times] The Edo State Government says it received 3,883 Libyan returnees between November 2017 and August 2018.
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: Bafana Bafana Meet Libya, Seychelles in Afcon Qualifiers - AllAfrica News: Libya
[SAFA] The Senior Men's National Team, Bafana Bafana get back to business on 8 September 2018 when they begin their quest to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament next year in Cameroon.
- Wed - Aug 8, 2018: Foreign Ministry - Flights for Sudanese Stuck in Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will arrange flights for Sudanese people who want to return from Libya to Sudan, starting as of today. The decision was made a month after Sudanese people detained in Tripoli started a hunger strike.
- Tue - Aug 7, 2018: Nigerians Choose Deadly Libya Jails Over Returning Home - AllAfrica News: Libya
[CAJ News] Abuja -Some 24 Nigerians remain trapped in deadly conditions at Libyan prisons after turning down an offer for repatriation by their government.