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11 migrants dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast: navy

Tripoli - At least eleven migrants died at sea and another 263 were rescued on Sunday in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, the country's navy said.In the first operation, "a coastguard patrol...

Number of migrants detained in Libya down sharply: government

Tripoli - The number of migrants detained in Libya has dropped by four-fifths since May 2017, a senior government official told AFP on Monday.

Britain offers expertise for Libya to curb migration

Tripoli - A visiting British minister on Monday offered his country's "technical expertise and practical support" to help curb illegal immigration through Libya, a hub for African migrants bound for Europe.

Prisoner or free man? Mystery surrounds Kadhafi's son Seif

Yafran - Nearly a year after a Libyan militia announced it had set free the son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, the fate of Seif al-Islam remains a mystery.

Libyan armed factions hail 'historic' reconciliation talks

Yafran - Leaders of the two most heavily armed towns in western Libya met Wednesday for the first time since they fought for control of Tripoli four years ago, hailing the reconciliation talks "historic".

Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Tripoli - Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday.

At least 19 migrants killed in Libya truck crash: hospital

Tripoli - At least 19 migrants were killed on Wednesday and more than 100 injured when the truck transporting them crashed in Libya, a hospital said.

ICC-wanted Libya commander 'hands himself in' to strongman's forces

Benghazi - A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges announced he has handed himself in to the allied forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar.

UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

Tripoli - The United Nations demanded Thursday the immediate surrender of a Benghazi commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges after evidence emerged suggesting he had carried out new summary executions in Libya.

More than 30 dead in car bombings at Benghazi mosque

Benghazi - More than 30 people were dead and dozens wounded after two car bombings outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi, medical officials said Wednesday.

34 dead in twin bombings in Libya's Benghazi: new toll

Benghazi - Twin car bombs outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi killed at least 34 people and wounded 87, hospital sources said on Wednesday.

10 killed in clashes at Libya's main international airport

Tripoli - Fighting at the Libyan capital's only working international airport killed at least 10 people Monday, officials said, after militiamen attacked it in an attempt to free colleagues held at a jail there.

Libya strongman says backs 2018 elections

Benghazi - Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has said he will support 2018 elections in the war-torn country but also implied he would seize power if the polls did not occur.

Libya in grip of chaos two years after unity deal

Tripoli - Two years after a deal to form a unity government aimed at ending deep divisions between Libya's opposing sides, the country remains mired in crisis with no solution in sight.

Libya oasis town offers rare 'Safe House' for migrants

Tarhuna - For migrants who escape torture and starvation at the hands of people traffickers, a "Safe House" in an oasis town offers a rare commodity in Libya: shelter and medical care.

Amnesty accuses Europe of 'complicity' in abuse of Libya migrants

Tripoli - Amnesty International on Tuesday accused European governments of "complicity" in the detention under horrific conditions of migrants in Libya, especially through their assistance to the Libyan coastguard implicated in people trafficking.

Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers

Tripoli - Italy and Libya will set up a joint commission in a bid to fight back against people traffickers and tackle the problem of illegal migration, the Tripoli government said Saturday.

Op-Ed: UN envoy speaks about Libya situation

UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame spoke to the UN Security Council about the situation in Lbya on November 16. He announced his action plan back in September of this year.

Libya says to probe 'slave auction' footage

Tripoli - Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off.

IS corpses in Libya await fate in containers

Misratah - Hundreds of corpses of Islamic State fighters have lain stored for the past year in a row of refrigerated containers in the Libyan city of Misrata awaiting a final decision on their fate."The temperature must be kept at between -18 and -20 (Celsius, 0....
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