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
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
A Norwegian ship arrives at the Italian port of Cagliari, carrying 1,100 rescued migrants.
More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.
An estimated 6,500 migrants are rescued at sea, some 20km off the Libyan town of Sabratha. Forty operations took place in 24 hours.
Forces loyal to the UN-backed government in Libya say they have re-taken a residential neighbourhood from ISIL in Sirte.
In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Rescued migrants have arrived at the Sicilian port of Augusta on board a navy vessel.
More than 300 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after migrant boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
Libyan forces trying to oust ISIL militants from their stronghold of Sirte have made further advances into the city.
The US is launching precision air strikes against ISIL targets in the coastal city.
Libyan forces with support from US air strikes are continuing to fight against Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte.
As many as 8,300 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean in the last five days according to Italian authorities, as more bodies washed ashore in Libya.
The UN-backed government in Libya has hailed the success of US air strikes against ISIL fighters in the coastal city of Sirte.
Libyan families have started to return home to Sirte after months of displacement.
At least 5,000 migrants were rescued in 43 operations across the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday (June 23), the Italian Coast Guard reports.
In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.
Libyan forces claim to have seized control of the port in the city of Sirte, the most-important ISIL stronghold outside of Syria and Iraq.
Troops aligned with Libya’s unity government claim to have seized control of the port of Sirte, a key stronghold of Islamic State militants.