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Migrant ship stranded at sea as Italy ports closed

03 August, 2018

A Spanish NGO ship which rescued 87 migrants off the coast of Libya two days ago was still looking Friday to dock at a port, with Italy closed to them

Seoul sends warship to Libya as nationals are kidnapped

02 August, 2018

The 4,000-tonne vessel, Munmu the Great, which takes part in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, was now on its way to Libya, officials said.

Libyan coast guard rescues nearly 300 Europe-bound migrants

01 August, 2018

Libya has emerged as a major transit point to Europe for those fleeing poverty and civil war elsewhere in Africa.

Italy under fire for transferring rescued migrants to Libya

01 August, 2018

Humanitarian groups have accused Italy of breaking international law after an Italian-flagged boat rescued migrants in the Mediterranean before returning them to Libya

Five Egyptian troops held hostage in Libya freed

30 July, 2018

Egyptian soldiers who were abducted in Libya have been freed in an operation was carried out by Sudanese and Egyptian intelligence agencies.

Tunisia allows boat with 40 migrants to dock

29 July, 2018

Tunisia on Saturday said it would take in 40 migrants, including two pregnant women, rescued by a commercial vessel.

1,500 Mediterranean migrants dead in 2018

27 July, 2018

The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean is down this year, but a UN agency warned the death rate may be at its highest.

IS-linked militants kill two policemen in eastern Libya

24 July, 2018

A Libyan official says militants with links to the extremist Islamic State group have killed two policemen at a checkpoint east Libya.

French foreign minister visits Libya to boost election push

23 July, 2018

Maintaining pressure on Libyan leaders to prepare for polls, the French foreign minister announced a million-dollar donation to organise the elections.

Islamic State commander 'killed' in Egypt amid Sinai unrest

23 July, 2018

The Islamic State group says one of the leaders of its affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has been killed.

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