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  1. A model for locating fodder shrub plantations sites in the Jordanian badiyahRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | CSIRO Publishing

    The Rangeland Journal - https://doi.org/10.1071/RJ17129 Submitted: 13 September 2017 Accepted: 25 June 2018 Published online: 19 July 2018 We developed a GIS desktop model to accurately locate and map prospective areas for sustainable establishment and production of Atriplex plantations and other fodder shrubs in the desert in the north-eastern Jordanian Badiyah. The aim is to provide a tool to assist managers, local communities and development projects in Mediterranean arid and semi-arid rangelands.

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  2. Operation Libya: Britain could send troops to train anti-terror forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Britain could send troops to Libya to train anti-terror forces to fight Islamic State after a request from the country's military. The commander of the UN-backed government's counter-terrorism force said he had asked for help to teach a specialist unit new skills to combat jihadists amid fears the militants are trying to regroup.

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  3. Libyan navy rescues 116 migrants stranded at seaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | UAport

    Libya represents major transit point for African migrants seeking access to Europe FILE PHOTO By Ayse Sumeyra Aydogdu TRIPOLI Libyan naval forces on Sunday rescued 116 migrants in the country's western coast. According to a statement by the Libyan navy, the migrants were aboard a rubber boat north of Zuwara in western Libya.

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  4. The Latest: Libyan coast guard intercepts 40 migrants at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... and some 105 people rescued so far according to the Turkish coast guard. (Mustafa Ercan/DHA-Depo Photos via AP) Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 40 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, near its shores, bound for Europe. Coast guard ...

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  5. Libyan Upbeat About Coming Poll, Establishes Elections Office in TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    The Tripoli-based office will be dedicated to preparing all aspects of the polls, explained the interior ministry in a statement. The opening of the office is aimed at ensuring the soundness of the electoral process, lead the country towards safety and end divisions that have exhausted the people, it added.

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  6. Urban fantasy novel takes on a Southwest flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | NewsOK.com

    ... , but his earliest memories are of residing in Ardmore, followed by attending kindergarten and first grade in Tripoli, Libya, where his father worked as a geologist....

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  7. Former Zamalek Coach Ihab Galal Takes Charge of Libya's Ahli TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Bawaba

    Former Zamalek coach Ihab Galal has been named as the new boss of Ahli Tripoli, the Libyan club announced on Saturday. "I'm eager to start a new experience with one of the biggest Arab teams," Galal told a news conference on Saturday.

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  8. Families overjoyed as naval heroes from LE Samuel Beckett return from MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BreakingNews.ie

    LA< Samuel Beckett's crew saved 106 migrants from drowning, revived an unresponsive baby, searched ships for suspected gun-running and, at night, watched gun battles rage on the shore between rival militias fighting for control of Libya. Stories of their three-month deployment with the EU taskforce operating in the Mediterranean Sea emerged yesterday as the 54-strong crew returned home to joyful scenes and a reunion with their families.

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  9. Over 150 migrants rescued in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Tripoli [Libya], Jul 20 : The Libyan navy on Thursday said that it has rescued at least 156 undocumented migrants from the country's northwestern coast. In a statement, the navy said that the migrants were rescued around 40 km off the coast of Khoms city, situated east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, Anadolu News Agency reported.

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  10. Premier Sarraj 'Absolutely Rejects" EU Plan to Set Up Migrant Centers in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Bawaba

    Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya's Government of National Accord , has said he "absolutely rejected" a European Union plan to establish migrant centers in Libya. "We are absolutely opposed to Europe officially wanting us to accommodate illegal immigrants the EU does not want to take in," Sarraj told German mass-selling daily Bild in an interview published on Friday.

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  11. .com | Libya rejects EU plan for asylum processing centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | News24

    Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli, leaves the Elysee Palace following the International conference on Libya held in Paris. Libya's prime minister said on Friday he would not allow the EU to set up asylum processing centres in his country, in a new setback for European leaders seeking to curb new migrant arrivals.

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  12. EU migrant policy suffers blow as Italy, Libya reject proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    June was the deadliest in the Mediterranean in recent years with the International Organisation for Migration reporting some 564 deaths or disappearances. BRUSSELS: The European Union's migrant strategy suffered a major new setback on Friday with Italy refusing to freely accept people rescued at sea and Libya spurning a proposal for asylum processing centres.

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  13. Italian coastguards express unease as government closes ports to migrantsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 20 | Turkish Daily News

    The decision by Italy 's new populist government to close the country's ports to migrants saved at sea is causing unease within the heart of the Italian coastguard, some staff say, who until recently played a key role in rescue missions. Over the last decade the coastguard has coordinated the rescue of hundreds of thousands of migrants off the coast of Libya , in many cases pulling them from the water themselves in treacherous conditions.

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  14. Libya: Human rights and humanitarian activist abducted by forces affiliated with UN-backed governmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... security forces that are accountable and which respect the rule of law". Libya: Human rights and ...

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  15. Libyan coastguards DENY rescue group's claim they left migrant woman and toddler to drownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    'We NEVER leave anybody out there': Libyan coastguards DENY migrant rescue group's claim they left a woman and toddler to drown, and insist: 'Every soul we save is a celebration' Libya's coastguard has denied claims by a migrant aid group that they had left two women and a toddler to die in the Mediterranean Sea. Commander Boujaila Abdel Barri, the head of coastguard operations trained by Britain's Royal Marines, said they had in fact resuscitated a child and his mother.

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  16. Destination Europe: Misery and Misunderstandings, part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | IRIN

    As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From returnees in Sierra Leone and refugees resettled in France to smugglers in Niger and migrants in detention centres in Libya, IRIN explores their choices and challenges in this multi-part special report, Destination Europe. Read the other instalments: Homecoming , Evacuation , Frustration , Desperation , Deportation, Demoralised In May, IRIN's Tom Westcott gained rare access to detention centres inside Libya and spent weeks interviewing dozens of refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers.

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  17. Libya's deputy head of presidential council resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Trend

    ... of National Accord (GNA). I call on the patriotic ministers to resign as well," al-Majbari told local TV channel Libya al-Hadath. "Tripoli is under the rule of the militias, and we have tried to reform but failed. It is not a city suitable for ...

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  18. Italy refuses to take bodies of a woman and child 'abandoned' at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Daily Mail

    ... Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms made the horrifying discovery in the central Mediterranean, 80 miles off the coast of Libya, on Tuesday. Astonishingly, one woman who was with the dead was pulled aboard the rescue boat, the Open Arms, seriously ill ...

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  19. .com | Libya state oil company shuts terminal after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | News24

    Libya's state oil company said on Tuesday that it has halted crude exports at its Zawiya terminal due to falling production after an attack in which four workers were kidnapped. "National Oil Corporation has declared force majeure on crude oil loadings at Zawiya port," the NOC it said in a statement.

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  20. Lack of Political Will in Lebanon Means Govt Losing Millions Over Online GamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Al Bawaba

    While politicians spar over who should have jurisdiction over online gambling, illegal gambling operations remain rampant across the country and the state is believed to be losing millions of dollars as a direct result. A draft decree has been on lawmakers' shelves since 2012 that would give the Lebanese government control over online gambling, but it has not been considered due to a lack of political will and bickering among politicians.

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