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Ahmed Elumami

Property prices soar in Libya's capital as displaced seek housing

1:42pm GMT

TRIPOLI Since fleeing his southern Tripoli home seven months ago with his pregnant wife and daughter, Moataz Saleh al-Fagih has been staying for free in an apartment provided by his employer.

Migrants released amid fighting in Libyan capital seek refuge with U.N.

29 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Hundreds of migrants were released on Tuesday from a detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli as heavy gunfire rang out across the city, witnesses and the United Nations said.

Libya reopens Tripoli's Mitiga airport after two months of closure

29 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognised government on Tuesday reopened Mitiga, Tripoli's only functioning airport, after almost two months of closure, and flights will resume within two weeks, the transportation minister said.

Libya stops salaries of thousands of teachers without documents

28 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognised government has stopped the salaries of over 150,000 teachers and other education ministry staff who do not have proper documents, the ministry said in an anti-corruption push that sparked protests.

Libyan schools shut as teachers on swollen payroll demand better wages

24 Oct 2019

BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI Strikes are keeping classrooms shut at the start of the school year in Libya as teachers seek better pay from a budget under strain from a massive public salary bill and renewed conflict.

Libyan schools shut as teachers on swollen payroll demand better wages

24 Oct 2019

BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI, Oct 24 Strikes are keeping classrooms shut at the start of the school year in Libya as teachers seek better pay from a budget under strain from a massive public salary bill and renewed conflict.

Libya estimates 2020 budget at less than $34 billion: GNA economy ministry

17 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's 2020 budget is estimated at slightly less than 48 billion Libyan dinars ($34 billion), the U.N.-backed administration said on Thursday, a day after it sharply hiked kerosene prices as part of a reforms program.

Libyan government raises commercial price for kerosene as first step in reforms

16 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's internationally recognized government said on Wednesday it was sharply increasing the price of kerosene for industrial and commercial use as a first step to reform costly fuel subsidies and tackle smuggling.

Libyan gov't raises commercial price for kerosene as first step in reforms

16 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI, Oct 16 Libya's internationally recognised government said on Wednesday it was sharply increasing the price of kerosene for industrial and commercial use as a first step to reform costly fuel subsidies and tackle smuggling.

Libyan conflict leaves rubbish mounds smouldering in Tripoli's streets

15 Oct 2019

TRIPOLI Mabrouk Ahmed says he has to keep watch into the night to stop people dumping their rubbish on the wide street that runs in front of his home in the south of Libya's capital, Tripoli. | Video

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