Most of the survivors of the worst Mediterranean shipwreck so far this year have been transferred to a Libyan detention centre that was hit by a deadly airstrike this month, according to the UN refugee agency.
More than 100 migrants are missing and feared drowned after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Libya.
The ship from the Mediterranea NGO docked in Lampedusa "out of necessity" on Saturday afternoon. Another rescue ship, the Alan Kurdi, from the German NGO Sea-Eye, carrying 65 migrants is currently waiting in international waters off the Italian island to dock.
Euronews takes a look at why the UN Security Council failed to condemn a recent attack on a migrant centre in northwest Libya, and the background players supporting the country's national army chief.
At least 40 people were killed after an air strike hit a migrant detention centre in an eastern suburb of Tripoli.
Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish
drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday, halting civilian flights as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted.
As part of a Euronews special, Anelise Borges travels to Libya to meet with those who are desperate to escape the war-torn country,
When the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) was formed in Libya in December 2015, it was facing an enormous amount of work to restore the country’s social fabric and rebuild its devastated economic structures.
It isn’t hard to see why Ghassan Salamé accused the global community of lacking the ‘moral motivation’ to end the Libyan civil war. After all, his comments followed Emmanuel Macron’s meeting with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a warlord and dictator-in-the-making.
Fayez al Sarraj, Prime minister of Libya's United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, has told Euronews that "foreign interference" since the fall of General Muammar al-Gaddafi eight years ago had damaged the country and prolonged its crises.
"I mean when you mother dies in your hands... you lose it," Reyad El Hami, a resident of Tripoli, told Euronews' Anelise Borges.
"Anyone who dies here, Macron is responsible," the leader of a Libyan militia fighting for the UN-backed Government of National Accord told Euronews.
"They are criminal gangs, ideological groups, thugs and outlaws," al-Serraj told Euronews in exclusive interview
Putting unstable Libya in charge of managing Europe-seeking migrants is like "a sick doctor being asked to treat patients".
Migrants and refugees caught in the Mediterranean are brought back to Libya and kept in detention centres where they are particularly vulnerable.
At least 15 fighters under the command of strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed in clashes with forces linked to the UN-recognised government.
The Libyan government calls for international support to halt the Eastern rebels’ assault on Tripoli.
Euronews spoke to experts to find out if the conflict in Libya will affect oil prices in the future and if the European Union is preparing for such events.
The GNA's interior ministry said in a statement that it has suspended "all relations between the ministry and the French side" because of "the position of the French government in support of the criminal Haftar."
Italian Prime Minister has called for an immediate cease-fire in Libya and Qatar’s Foreign Minister has said countries must be stopped from supplying arms to Libya. Yesterday Giuseppe Conte hosted a meeting in Rome between Libya's Deputy Prime Minister and the Qatari Foreign Minister.
Thousands of residents have fled homes in Tripoli as fighters battle on outskirts of the city.
As political tensions continue to rise outside the Libyan capital, The Cube hears the story of one migrant in a detention centre.
"European countries fear for civilians' safety but I can assure that our first concern is the civilians," a spokesman for the Libyan National Army told Euronews after the rebel group launched a military offensive to take Tripoli from the UN-recognised government.
France under pressure to condemn Haftar's assault on Tripoli as EU seeks unity on Libya crisis.
The UN-backed Libyan government says at least 21 have died in clashes between government forces and the rebel Libyan National Army
Fighting has been reported near the former international airport, which the Libyan National Army claims now to control.