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Libya

Country in north Africa

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Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. The sovereign state is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8Β million square kilometres (700,000Β sqΒ mi), Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, and is the 16th largest country in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves of any country in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya's six million people. The second-largest city is Benghazi, which is located in eastern Libya.

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Italian prosecutors on Monday ordered the arrest of three people suspected of torturing migrants in a detention center in north-west Libya.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

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Eastern Libyan forces on Monday mounted an air strike on the central city of Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official and residents..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Eastern Libyan forces on Monday mounted air strikes on positions in the central city of Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Eastern Libyan forces on Monday mounted air strikes on a military position in the city of Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Two commanders of the eastern Libyan forces trying to take the capital Tripoli from the internationally-recognised government were killed late on Friday in a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally recognized..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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