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Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush visited on Saturday a migrants’ reception center in Tripoli along with Mohammed Al-Khoja, a militia leader who was recently appointed to head the Department for Combating Irregular Migration (DCIM) despite being accused of abuse against migrants.

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Libyan Agency for Combating Illegal Migration – Shahat Branch confirmed that it deported 16 Egyptian migrants who had entered Libyan territory without official documents.

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has evacuated 172 migrants out of Libya to in Niger on the evening of 4 November. It was the first evacuation flight to Niger in more than a year, after the Libyan authorities lifted a blanket ban on humanitarian flights.

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92 migrants were intercepted and brought back to Libya last night after embarking on Europe-bound journey a day earlier from the western city of Zuwara, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.

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