News Roundup - Thu, Jul 14, 2016

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News Roundup - Thu, Jul 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 - 16:58
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Last Updated: 10:00pm

Benghazi IDPs went out on demonstrations in Misrata today to show support for the Defend Benghazi Brigades, cheering the brigades’ advances in east Ajdabia toward their city. They also stressed their legal right to return to their city after years of displacement by Dignity Operation militias in there. 

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The Libyan capital, Tripoli, has been plunged into a dire crisis of power outage that reached over 10 hours a day, leaving people in utter wrath at the living conditions they are leading since such a dilemma is coupled with the alternative source of power, the generators along with their raucous sleep-scattering sounds.

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The Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government issued a statement to condemn the assassination attempt that targeted Mihdi Al-Barghathai, the UN-proposed government's defense minister-designate, saying that it is a crime that shows the evil intention of its perpetrators to eliminate their political rivals by violence and murder, in an implied hint to Khalifa Haftar and his militias, who are at odds with Al-Barghathi.  

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Benghazi Al-Jalaa Hospital’s media office said it had received nine civilians injured by a randomly fired shelling in Sidi Younis district in Benghazi, saying among the injuries there are three Egyptians.

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General Electrify Company (GEC) confirmed that the first unit at the Al-Zawiya Power Plant stopped for emergent reasons on Thursday at 09:00am. The GEC added on Facebook that having this unit out of work was due to a leakage in the hydraulic system, pointing out that maintenance is underway.

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Sabratha Municipality called on its residents and others in the nearby towns to set up a sit-in on Friday at Al-Huriya Square to protest the growing phenomenon of human trafficking and human smuggling from off the city’s shores and call for putting an end to it.  

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