The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to its Libyan counterpart as part of an agreement to fight the trafficking of migrants across the…
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.
The United Nations’ migration agency says growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are being sold as slaves by traffickers or militia groups before being held for…
Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.
The International Organisation of Migration and the Gambian government helped to win the release of some 170 people
More than 200 migrants are feared dead after their capsized boats sank off the coast of Libya.
Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki
Authorities have recovered the bodies of 74 migrants, which were washed up on beach near the western Libyan city of Zawiya. Mohamed al-Misrati, a
The bodies of 74 migrants are found by volunteers off the coast of northern Libya
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.