20% fall in migrants from Libya: EU naval
News2420% fall in migrants from Libya: EU naval forceNews24La Goulette - The number of illegal migrants leaving Libya for Europe has fallen by 20% so far in 2017, the European naval force charged with stopping people trafficking in the Mediterranean said on Thursday. "We have seen a drop in the number of ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 12:19 am
GIEWS Country Brief: Libya 04-October-2017 -
ReliefWebGIEWS Country Brief: Libya 04-October-2017ReliefWebPlanting of the 2018 winter grain crops will start in October. Remote-sensed information indicates favourable conditions for the start of the season. Nevertheless, farmers continue to report that security concerns prevented them from purchasing seeds, ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 12:03 am
'This boat is my life' – Owner of vessel
Malta Independent Online'This boat is my life' – Owner of vessel held in Libya calls on government to interveneMalta Independent OnlineThe owner of a vessel that has been held in Libya for over a week is calling on the government to intervene and save his livelihood. The vessel has been detained in Benghazi for nine days. Speaking to The Malta Independent, Albert Satariano, who ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:42 pm
UN Re-Authorizes Disruption of Migrant
UN Re-Authorizes Disruption of Migrant Smuggling from LibyaScoop.co.nz (press release)5 October 2017 – The Security Council today extended by one year the authorization for Member States to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they have reasonable grounds to suspect are being used for migrant smuggling or human ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 2:50 pm
Kenyans lured to Libya by Isis brought back
Daily NationKenyans lured to Libya by Isis brought backDaily NationMs Firthoza Ali Ahmed, one of the three Kenyan women who were lured to Libya by the Islamic State two years ago. PHOTO | COURTESY. In Summary. Firthoza Ali Ahmed, Ms Aisha Mafudh Ashur and Ms Tawfiqa Dahir Adan, were arrested by Egyptian ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 2:19 pm
At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants
At least 30 people died Thursday when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country’s coast guard said. “We have recovered 30 bodies so far and rescued dozens of people, with dozens ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 am
Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya;
TRIPOLI: A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from where the overcrowded boat had set off, said ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:03 am
Scores dead after boat full of migrants
Around 40 bodies found on boat and another 160 floating in sea around a kilometre from Zuwara, a port in western Libya Up to 200 bodies have been discovered floating off the coast of one of Libya’s main people-smuggling hubs on Thursday, in the latest ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:46 am
Islamic State’ Pretense and the Upcoming
Regardless of whether Arabs bomb Libya, or Western powers do so, the crisis in that country is likely to escalate, if not worsen, as history has amply shown. Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:37 am
Migrant crisis: Libya boats capsize off
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off the Libyan city of Zuwara, residents and officials say. The first boat, which signalled for help early on Thursday, had nearly 50 people on board. The second ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:02 am