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John Murray cradled his friend WPC Yvonne Fletcher as she lay dying in a London ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2023
If John wanted to come to Libya, he would make the necessary introductions. A trip was arranged, but John had at the last minute been refused a visa ... Many hours passed in silence before John's guide announced they had arrived in Libya ... With that, he resolved to go to Libya.

Turkish economist calls for investments in Libya

Anadolu Agency 19 May 2023
... trucks here in Libya ... We are able to establish the Libyan health infrastructure, and we are sure that there will be important changes in terms of health, tourism and trade, and the momentum will increase if Libya and Türkiye start granting entry visas mutually," he said.
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Ukrainian soldiers fire a Pion artillery system at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

France calls on EU to list Wagner as ‘terrorists’, UK considering

Al Jazeera 10 May 2023
The resolution on Tuesday, which is non-binding and largely symbolic, passed France’s parliament with unanimous support across the political spectrum ... Prigozhin had his assets in the EU frozen in 2020 and was placed on a visa blacklist over the deployment of Wagner fighters to war-torn Libya, a decision he unsuccessfully appealed ... .

French parliament calls on EU to list Wagner as ‘terrorist group’

Arab News 09 May 2023
PARIS. The French parliament adopted a resolution Tuesday calling on the European Union to formerly label Russian mercenary force Wagner a “terrorist group.” ... He had his assets in the European Union frozen in 2020 and was placed on a visa blacklist over the deployment of Wagner fighters to war-torn Libya, a decision he unsuccessfully appealed ... ....

Wider Europe Briefing: How Brussels Is Plugging Its Sanction Loopholes

Radio Free Europe 08 May 2023
The human rights sanctions regime was established in late 2020 and has slapped asset freezes and visa bans on 34 individuals and 15 entities from places such as China, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea, South Sudan, and Russia, in response to acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, ...

Turkiye, Saudi Arabia, Israel top countries in Middle East to receive US visas in 2022

Middle East Monitor 03 May 2023
In the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) Israel was at the top spot with 141,032 non-immigrant visas issued, followed by Turkiye with 72,178 ... visas.

Libya: Crackdown on Nongovernmental Groups

Human Rights Watch 18 Apr 2023
(Beirut) – Libya’s Government of National Unity (GNU) and other authorities are cracking down on nongovernmental domestic and foreign organizations, Human Rights Watch said today ... Alsalem is only the second UN expert to visit Libya since 2011, following a visit in 2018 by the UN special rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons.

Shia Muslim scholars denied entry into US suspect religious bias

The Observer 03 Apr 2023
This was followed by the Obama administration passing the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, which disqualified the visa waiver for applicants from 40 countries if they had made any trips to Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or ...

UN Experts Find War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity in Libya

Human Rights Watch 29 Mar 2023
The Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) recently imposed severe restrictions on international organizations and civic groups’ ability to obtain visas to enter Libya, including Human Rights Watch ... For these reasons and more, it is crucial that scrutiny of Libya should continue.

Egypt says 6 nationals held in western Libya released

Middle East Monitor 19 Feb 2023
He tweeted that the six Egyptians entered Libya with visas but were abducted while travelling by land to Sabratha in the west of the country in ...

Six Egyptians detained in Libya released, Foreign Ministry

Egypt Today 18 Feb 2023
... who were held in Libya, have been released according to the information received from the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli ... The statement noted that the six travelled to Libya with visas allowing them only to stay in east of the country.

Europe's 2022 migration troubles spread widely across the continent

The National 29 Dec 2022
Factors like legal changes, visa regulations, control capacities of state authorities, stability or instability in transit countries like Libya, operational capacities of smuggling networks and their interplay have their impact on these developments,” he told The National.

Economic pain, Turkish strikes drive Syrian Kurds to Europe

Elko Daily Free Press 22 Dec 2022
“I have some friends who found a way to get to Lebanon through a smuggler and go somewhere through Libya,” he said ... With passports in hand, they fly to Egypt, where Syrians can enter visa-free, then take another flight to Benghazi in war-torn Libya before embarking on the journey to Algeria through another network of smugglers.

Middle East round-up: Only one in 10 vote in Tunisian elections

Al Jazeera 22 Dec 2022
... verdict, prison sentence for “insulting officials” – IMF approves $3 billion package for EgyptFrance normalises consular relations with Morocco after last year’s visa cuts – Libya PM admits role in transfer to US of Lockerbie bombing suspect Palestinian views on Ukraine.

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