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Rescue ship saves Syrian refugee in boat off Libya

05 December, 2017

A 30-year-old Syrian refugee who set out solo in a tiny rubber boat from Libya was saved on Monday after a last-minute check by humanitarian rescuers.

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump's travel ban

05 December, 2017

The US Supreme court has indicated that it will approve Trump's controversial travel ban, with only of the court's justices noting their disagreements with the policy.

Chance for Libya elections as 'international interference' declines

03 December, 2017

UN Libya envoy Ghassan Salame on Saturday urged the country to seize an opportunity to forge its own path towards elections next year as 'international interference' declines in the country.

Who will Arab teams face in the World Cup?

02 December, 2017

Four Arab nations have finally learned their long-awaited opponents for next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia next year following Friday's draw.

US pledges to support Libya government under UN plan

01 December, 2017

President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj to the White House shortly after the Libyan visited the State Department for talks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya doubles in November

01 December, 2017

Nearly twice as many Nigerian migrants returned home from Libya in November than the previous month, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Friday.

A role in search of a hero

01 December, 2017

Comment: The Arab world seems destined to continue to offer a leadership role in search of its hero, writes Robert Springborg.

Blackwater founder says mercenaries should tackle Libya migrant crisis

01 December, 2017

Founder of private military company Blackwater, Erik Prince, has suggested mercenaries should police migrants within Libya, saying his plan would be more "humane and professional" than the EU's

OPEC and Russia agree to extend oil production cut

01 December, 2017

Russia and oil cartel OPEC agree to extend their oil production cut to December 2018, amid fears that the US output will spike amid rising prices.

Libya's sovereign wealth scandal: Taxpayers' billions squandered through incompetence

30 November, 2017

Part one of an exclusive investigation into the mismanagement of an opaque and secretive operation that mimics the country's divided politics.

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