Hundreds of Egyptians Barred from Libya

Hundreds of Egyptians have been barred from entering Libya through Tripoli Airport, reports BBC News.

The news agency reported that staff at the capital's Maitiga airport have been ordered by immigration officials not to allow any Egyptians into the country until further notice, as the Islamist-affiliated militias in control of Tripoli have accused Egypt of bombing their allies, who hold power in Benghazi.

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians live and work in Libya, and in recent weeks some have alleged that they have been intimidated by armed groups. Nearly 800 Egyptians arriving in Libya have been sent back since Thursday, officials said.

(Source: BBC News)

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