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12 Sep 2011 description

12 Sep 2011 19:47
Source: Reuters // Reuters

  • Libyan crisis cuts off flow of remittances

  • PM warns harvests hit by floods, drought

  • Over 150,000 so far have fled Libya into Niger

By Bate Felix Tabi Tabe

NIAMEY, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Niger risks being destabilised by thousands of migrants, some of them armed, returning from Libya as it faces an impending food crisis, the local head of the United Nations' office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs told Reuters on Monday.

05 May 2011 description

05 May 2011 18:08

  • Thousands fleeing fighting find shelter in Tunisian homes

  • Rebels rest before returning to fight

  • Battle rages in Western Mountains for supply route

By Tarek Amara

DEHIBA, Tunisia, May 5 (Reuters) - These days, Habib has twice as many mouths to feed, his own family of six and the six Libyans from across the border eating couscous and fruit at his table in the Tunisian town of Dehiba.

27 Apr 2011 description

By Deepa Babington

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 27 (Reuters) - When Abu Ibrahim fled fighting near the Libyan town of Ajdabiyah a month ago, he was sure he would be back home in a few days -- after all, NATO had just begun to bomb Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

A month later, Ibrahim finds himself still stuck at a temporary shelter for displaced Libyans in Benghazi, his hopes of going home dashed as fighting between Gaddafi loyalists and Libyan rebels stalls west of Ajdabiyah and both sides dig in for what could be a protracted war.

13 Apr 2011 description
  • Most families fled Ajdabiyah during fighting

  • Benghazi residents donate food, supplies

By Alexander Dziadosz

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 13 (Reuters) - Classes at Benghazi's Garyounis university are out but its dormitories are still packed, the students now replaced by scores of families who fled their homes during Libya's uprising.

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