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Libya Issues - 2024


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Disputes - international

Libya-Algeria: while dormant, Libya has long claimed about 32,000 sq km in southeastern Algeria south of the Libyan town of Ghat  

Libya-Chad: various Chadian rebels from the Aozou region reside in southern Libya; Libyan forces clashed with Chadian rebels in September 2021

Libya-Egypt: none identified

Libya-Niger: the boundary is poorly defined but has never been disputed by either country

Libya-Sudan: none identified

Libya-Tunisia: none identified

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 11,623 (Syria) (refugees and asylum seekers), 8,302 (Eritrea) (2023); 6,293 (Sudan) (refugees and asylum seekers) (2024)

IDPs: 125,802 (conflict between pro-QADHAFI and anti-QADHAFI forces in 2011; post-QADHAFI tribal clashes 2014) (2023)

NOTE: The information regarding Libya on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Libya 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Libya 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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