It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig
Italy’s prime minister has signed a memorandum of understanding with Libya to curb the flow of migrants to Europe.
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Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta on Friday.
Libya's Transport Minister promises tighter controls following plane hijack to Malta.
The Maltese have successfully ended a plane hijacking freeing all 117 hostages and arresting two hijackers who diverted the plane from Libya.
Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi
*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…
Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…
Sophie Claudet: Valérie, you’re just back from Libya, and you filmed in Tripoli.
Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?
The victims, believed to be mostly from West Africa, were travelling in rubber dinghies
Two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya have claimed the lives of at least 239 migrants.
The horror of life in the clutches of ISIL has been described by a 12-year-old girl, one of a group of Eritrean female captives of the extremists to have been freed by pro-government forces in…
Libya and Italy are reportedly close to a deal aimed at curbing the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean.
Angela Caponnetto, spent a week on board the “Aquarius” ship, run by the Franco-German organization SOS Méditerranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without…
A major rescue operation took place off the Libyan coast and included the rescue dozens of people travelling on a wooden boat that had departed from Sabratha.
A set of marriage certificates recovered by the Libyan army from ISIL, reveals some of the surprising gifts offered by Jihadis to their brides.
Britain’s intervention in Libya in 2011 was based on ‘flawed intelligence’ and hastened the country’s spiral into political and economic chaos.
The internationally-recognised Libyan government’s loss of key oil facilities to forces loyal to the eastern administration and General Kalifa Haftar is a potentially serious blow that could starve Tr