Surviving the deadliest migration route from
Surviving the deadliest migration route from Libya to ItalyBBC NewsThe UN refugee agency says the number of deaths on the migrant route from Libya to Italy is increasing and that traffickers are becoming ever more ruthless. It wants $420m (£320m; €360m) to stop people risking their lives on the Mediterranean crossing.
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 4:24 pm
Libya: UN rights arm sounds alarm for safety
UN News CentreLibya: UN rights arm sounds alarm for safety of prisoners at imminent risk of tortureUN News Centre18 July 2017 – The United Nations human rights arm today voiced deep concern for the safety of individuals taken prisoner by members of the Libyan army after recent fighting in Benghazi, noting that they may be at imminent risk of torture and even ...UN Urges East Libya Army to Probe Executions, Suspend CommanderU.S. News & World ReportPress briefing notes on Libya, 18 July 2017ReliefWebUN calls on Libya's Haftar to investigate execution of prisonersThe New Araball 8 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 11:38 am
UN Seeks to Dissuade West African Migrants
U.S. News & World ReportUN Seeks to Dissuade West African Migrants From Heading to LibyaU.S. News & World ReportGENEVA (Reuters) - West Africa migrants and asylum-seekers must be dissuaded from going to Libya, the main point of departure for Europe but where they often face abuse and detention at the hands of traffickers, the United Nations said on Tuesday.EU limits sales of inflatable boats to LibyaAljazeera.comEU says it will limit inflatable boat exports to Libya to stop traffickersCNNEU votes to slow sales of rubber rafts to Libya in response to migrant crisisFox NewsBBC News -The Times -Council of the European Union - Europa EUall 105 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 9:48 am
News Roundup - Tue, Jul 18, 2017 - The Libya
News Roundup - Tue, Jul 18, 2017The Libya ObserverA unit under Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces based in central Libya, destroyed over a ton and a half of redundant and unused ammunition including landmines. The munitions were gathered during a clean up mission in different neighbourhoods of Sirte after ...
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 6:28 am
Op-Ed: Election choices in Libya - Libya
Asharq Al-awsat EnglishOp-Ed: Election choices in LibyaLibya HeraldSeveral initiatives have been presented to resolve the Libyan crisis, in particular the proposal to hold presidential and parliamentary elections. Such initiatives and proposals have been presented either by members of the House of Representatives, or ...Libyan Parliament Speaker Slams Sarraj Initiative, Doubts Government's LegalityAsharq Al-awsat Englishall 2 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 5:14 am
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