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Business - Economy
1/23/2024 4:59:03 PM
The Libyan government has signed contracts with Egyptian companies to build 11 new bridges in Derna, Benghazi, and Ajdabiya, according to a statement by the Government of Libya on Monday.

World - Region
10/3/2023 3:38:35 PM
More than three weeks after Libya's deadly flood disaster, the divided country's two rival administrations remain bitterly at odds on how to manage the massive aid and reconstruction effort.

World - Region
10/1/2023 1:18:20 PM
Libya's eastern authorities Sunday announced the postponement of a reconstruction conference for the flood-hit city of Derna that had been planned for October 10 but was met with international scepticism.

World - Region
9/27/2023 9:24:15 PM
Libya's eastern-based government announced Wednesday the creation of a fund for the reconstruction of Derna, weeks after it was hit by a devastating flood that swept thousands out to sea.

World - Region
9/25/2023 12:20:24 PM
Libya's prosecutor general on Monday ordered the arrest of eight officials as part of his inquiry into the recent flood disaster which killed thousands, his office said.

World - Region
9/23/2023 9:52:31 PM
Nearly two weeks after a flash flood devastated the Libyan port city of Derna, the official death toll keeps rising, passing 3,800 on Saturday.

World - Region
9/23/2023 2:26:35 PM
Libya's flood-devastated port city of Derna will host an international conference next month to aid reconstruction efforts, authorities in the east of the divided country said late Friday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/21/2023 2:53:00 PM
Thousands of dead, wounded, missing, and displaced barely begin to speak of the scale of the humanitarian tragedy that Storm Daniel left in its wake in Derna and other parts of eastern Libya last week.

World - Region
9/20/2023 2:15:38 PM
It was long past midnight when Abdel Moneim Awad al-Sheikh awoke to desperate screams from outside his home in the Libyan city of Derna, only to find his building engulfed by surging flood waters.

World - Region
9/19/2023 3:37:34 PM
In a Libyan hospital ward, trauma and grief mix with disbelief and anger among the survivors of the flood disaster that killed untold thousands in the devastated city of Derna.

World - Region
9/19/2023 1:18:45 PM
More than 100 Syrians, including entire families, died in flash flooding that killed thousands in Libya's eastern city of Derna last week, a war monitor said.

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:58:18 PM
UN agencies warned Monday that Libya's flood-stricken city of Derna, where thousands were killed a week ago, faces the threat of disease outbreaks that could bring "a second devastating crisis".

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:36:00 PM
Experts had long said that floods posed a significant danger to two dams meant to protect nearly 90,000 people in the northeast of Libya. They repeatedly called for immediate maintenance to the two structures, located just uphill from the coastal city of Derna. But successive governments in the chaos-stricken North African nation did not react.

World - Region
9/17/2023 8:57:00 PM
A week after a wall of water rushed through the Libyan coastal city of Derna, sweeping thousands to their deaths, the focus turned Sunday to caring for survivors of the disaster.

World - Region
9/17/2023 7:43:40 PM
Zahra el-Gerbi wasn't expecting much of a response to her online fundraiser, but she felt she had to do something after four of her relatives died in the flooding that decimated the eastern Libyan city of Derna. She put out a call for donations for those displaced by the deluge.

World - Region
9/16/2023 8:54:04 PM
Two dams that burst in a hurricane-strength storm, unleashing a wall of water that killed thousands in the Libyan port of Derna, had been cracked since 1998, an official said.

World - Region
9/16/2023 5:51:51 PM
A Syrian dentist, a confectioner who made mouthwatering Arabic sweets, a carpenter.

World - Region
9/15/2023 12:48:22 PM
Flash flooding in east Libya caused by Storm Daniel tore through the coastal city of Derna, leaving nearly 4,000 people dead, 10,000 missing and entire neighbourhoods in ruins.

World - Region
9/15/2023 12:33:33 PM
Libyan authorities blocked civilians from entering the flood-stricken eastern city of Derna on Friday so search teams could look through the mud and wrecked buildings for 10,100 people still missing after the known toll rose to 11,300 dead.

World - Region
9/14/2023 6:26:57 PM
The Libyan city of Derna has buried thousands of people in mass graves, officials said Thursday, as search teams scoured ruins left by devastating floods and the city’s mayor said the death toll could triple.

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