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WHO delivers Trauma Kits to Derna

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 1st November 2017 to Derna three (3) Trauma Kits which can treat more than 300 moderate and serious injuries. This kits were procured with financial assistance from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). The WHO would like to thanks the Libyan Red […]

UNSMIL condemns Airstrike Killing Civilians in Derna

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the airstrikes in a residential neighbourhood in Derna on the night of Monday, 30 October 2017, that caused civilian casualties. According to information received by UNSMIL, at least 12 children and women killed and three adults and four children injured. The mission offers deep condolences to […]

Human Rights Report on Civilian Casualties in Libya

From 1 August to 31 August 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 21 civilian casualties – 7 deaths and 14 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 6 men killed and 13 injured, and 1 boy killed and 1 boy injured. Civilian Casualties The majority of civilian […]

Civilian Deaths Fall in June

From 1 June to 30 June 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 26 civilian casualties – 9 deaths and 17 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 6 men killed and 12 injured, 2 women killed and 1 injured and 1 child killed and 4 children injured. […]

18 Civilian Deaths in May

From 1 May to 31 May 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 68 civilian casualties – 18 deaths and 50 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. The total civilian casualty figure for May is the highest for any month so far in 2017. Victims included 13 men killed […]

Video: Egypt bombs Derna after attack against Christians

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. At least 28 people were killed in Egypt after gunmen attacked vehicles carrying Christian worshippers. The Egyptian air force carried out six air raids in neighbouring Libya just hours after the attack. Al Jazeera’s […]

Benghazi Cement Plants to be Rehabilitated

By John Lee. The Libyan Cement Company (LCC) has said that damage to its two plants in Benghazi has been significant, but believes they can be brought back into production by summer 2018. The factories, in Hawari district, were caught up in the battles between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and militia groups in March […]

26 Civilian Deaths in April

From 1 April to 30 April 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 28 civilian casualties – 26 deaths and 2 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 22 men killed and 1 injured, 1 woman killed and 1 injured, and 2 children killed. Civilian Casualties  The majority […]