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250 migrants feared dead off Libyan coast

23 March, 2017

Around 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, a Spanish charity said Thursday.

Misrata council 'abolished' by city institutions following protests

22 March, 2017

Several city institutions abolished Misrata's municipality council on Tuesday, a statement said, after members refused to resolve protester concerns.

European and African militaries to target Libya's Mediterranean people-smugglers

21 March, 2017

Exclusive: Traffickers' rings in the Libyan desert and Mediterranean coast will be in the crosshairs after European and North African countries reached a deal to ramp up anti-migration efforts.

Libyan tribes defecting from Tripoli towards Haftar

21 March, 2017

Another Libyan tribe has announced their support for east General Haftar - a sign that the tide of the civil war is turning in favour of the former regime strongman.

European and North African politicians discuss Libya migration flow

20 March, 2017

Interior ministers from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Libya, Malta, Slovenia, Switzerland and Tunisia took part in the meeting, along with the European Commissioner for Migration.

Libyan president: We cannot return to military dictatorship

20 March, 2017

Libyan President Fayez al-Serraj made a television statement denouncing the actions of the rival east Libyan militias in Benghazi, adding that Libyan could not return to strong-man military rule.

Thousands trying to cross Mediterranean rescued off Libya coast

19 March, 2017

Italy's coastguard rescued nearly 3,000 people off the coast of Libya as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

Haftar's forces celebrate Benghazi victory by 'parading Islamists' corpses'

19 March, 2017

Haftar's Libyan National Army celebrated by letting off guns and fireworks and parading the dead bodies of their enemies through the streets.

International quartet backs Libya's unity government

18 March, 2017

The Cairo meeting by representatives of United Nations, European Union, Arab League and African Union comes a day after gunmen opened fire at demonstrators protesting against militias in Libya's capital.

Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

17 March, 2017

The Trump administration has appealed a court's block of its revised travel ban against citizens of six Muslim-majority countries.

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