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Former Palestinian ambassador claims Saudi-UAE links to Abu Nidal

18 November, 2017

Following a wave of attacks on Gulf targets by Abu Nidal Organisation, Saudi Arabia and the UAE attempted to rein in the radical militant, a former Palestinian ambassador has claimed.

More than 250 migrants rescued off Spain's coast

18 November, 2017

Spanish authorities said over 250 migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe were rescued off the coast of Spain on Friday, with several other vessels still in need of rescue.

Libya opens investigation into migrant 'slave auctions'

18 November, 2017

Libya's UN-backed government says it will investigate the operation of 'slave markets' following the release of shocking footage from an alleged slave auction.

Egypt orders suspected Libyan militant detained over attack

18 November, 2017

A statement from prosecutors Friday says the Libyan and 14 other suspected militants face terror-related charges, including killing police forces and joining a militant group

Russia 2018: The most Arab World Cup ever?

15 November, 2017

With five nations from across the Middle East confirmed for the 2018 World Cup,

Libyan slave markets 'sell' African migrants for $400

15 November, 2017

A network of 'slave markets' in Libya have been uncovered by US media, showing African migrants held captive by people smugglers being sold for hundreds of dollars.

Libyan coastguard seek more EU aid to 'tackle migration'

14 November, 2017

Libya's coastguard has requested European funds to upgrade its obsolete fleet, warning it would not otherwise carry out rescue operations next year for migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

14 November, 2017

Comment: For the UK, cultural ties, such as the British Council-UAE collaboration act as a lubricant to facilitate the easy flow of capital, writes Tom Charles.

IS corpses in Libya await fate in Misrata containers

14 November, 2017

Around 700 bodies have been housed at the improvised morgue ever since IS militants were expelled in December 2016 from the coastal city of Sirte.

UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

12 November, 2017

The UN refugee agency said the evacuation of 25 "extremely vulnerable refugees" from Libya on Saturday marked the first of its kind.

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