In battle for Libya’s oil, water becomes a casualty

Libyan children displaced from the town of Tawergha fill containers with water at a displaced camp in Benghazi, Libya, June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a wider crisis is […]

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