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Kufra Airport is an airport in Kufra, southeastern Libya.
Zurg, or Kufra, is an extinct Berber language that was spoken in the town of Kufra in southeastern Libya.
Battle of Kufra may refer to either of two battles fought for control of the Libyan desert town of Kufra:
Ajdabiya–Kufra road is an asphalt road in Libya running from Ajdabiya to Kufra. It is about long. The road is essential for traffic from and to Awjila, Jalu, Jikharra, and Kufra oases. However, some parts of the road are in bad condition. Between Jalu and Kufra (584 km apart), there is no significant human settlement.
The Awjila–Kufra section was completed between 1976 and 1980.
Kufra () is a basin and oasis group in the Kufra District of southeastern Cyrenaica in Libya. At the end of nineteenth century Kufra became the center and holy place of the Senussi order. It also played a minor role in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II.
Kufra has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification: "BWh").
The Free French from Chad, with General Leclerc's leading a combined force of Free French and Chad native troops, acted together with the British Long Range Desert Group, attacked and took Kufra in the Battle of Kufra.
Jebel Sherif (, "Jabal ash Sherif") is a mountain in southeastern Libya, about 130 km southwest of Kufra. It was the site of an action during the Battle of Kufra.
The 2012 Kufra conflict started in the aftermath of the Libyan civil war, and involved armed clashes between the Tobu and Zuwayya tribes in the Kufra area of Cyrenaica, Libya.
As of December 2015, Air Libya operated out of Benina International Airport and operates flights to Tripoli, Alexandria, Kufra and Tunis while Libyan Airlines operates to Amman and Kufra.
Kufra increased its importance when the Second World War started and, after the Suez Canal was closed to Italian shipping, connections with Italian East Africa became mainly aerial, using Kufra and its strategic location.
Higher command decided that the squadron would send a detachment of aircraft to the oasis at Kufra, deep in the Libyan Desert in southeastern Libya, where they were to support Allied ground forces garrisoning Kufra with aerial reconnaissance, air defence, and attacks on any approaching Axis forces in the squadrons first combat assignment in the campaign. On 8 April 1942, 47 ground staff departed for Kufra, making a journey by train, river steamer, and ground vehicle; they arrived on 25 April. The newly promoted Major de Wet, who was placed in command of the detachment, meanwhile flew to Kufra on 11 April to make final arrangements for the detachments arrival.
In May 1942, "Z7610" and "T2252" were repaired and flown back to Kufra. "T2252" later suffered engine failure and crashed near Kufra, but "Z7610" operated with No. 15 Squadrons detachment there until 27 November 1942, when the detachment departed Kufra to return to the squadron. By that time, the squadron had converted to Bristol Bisleys – the Mark V ground-attack variant of the Blenheim – so the detachment left "Z7610" behind at Kufra to be repaired by a Royal Air Force Maintenance Unit (MU) and flown to Khartoum in the Sudan.
By 27 June, it was reported loyalist forces were still holding strategic points near Kufra.
Kufra jail is defined by Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants, who stayed there, as:
The Battle of Kufra occurred during the Italian colonisation of Libya.
To avoid any recurrence of the Kufra incident, the board made comprehensive recommendations with regard to equipment to be carried on aircraft likely to fly over the desert and emergency procedures in the event of forced landings in the desert. It also recommended that only experienced crews operate from Kufra, and that strict procedures be established for operations from Kufra to ensure that aircraft not become lost in the first place and be more easily located if forced down.
The Capture of Kufra/ (Koufra, Cufra) was part of the Allied Western Desert Campaign during the Second World War. Kufra is a basin and oasis group in the Kufra District of south-eastern Cyrenaica in the Libyan Desert. In 1940, it was part of the colony of "Libia Italiana". "Libia Italiana" was part of "Africa Settentrionale Italiana" (ASI), which was established in 1934. The battle ( 1941), resulted in the capture of Kufra by Free French Forces and the British Long Range Desert Group from the Italian and Libyan garrison.
In 2005 Italy allocated funds for the creation of a detention camp at Kufra.