By Alessandra Bocchi Migration deal between Italy and Libya could resemble one reached in 2008, when Italy agreed to donate more than $4 million to help Libya stop migrants leaving its shores.
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The European Commission has suggested that five Schengen zone members should be allowed to continue with border controls for a further three months. The checks were put in place in the open-border area in 2015.
By Charlie Savage Before ceding power, the Obama administration quietly removed a former extremist stronghold in Libya from a list of combat zones where United States counterterrorism drone strikes are authorized without obeying special rules...
Guards and officials at major ports in Libya’s eastern Oil Crescent say they’re hoping foreign workers will soon return as they struggle to build on output gains with meagre resources.
The Libyan dialogue committee agreed Tuesday, in Tunisia, to decrease the number of the Presidential Council’s members from nine to three, whom it said will be tasked with working according to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA).
The decision to bomb terrorist training camps in Libya last week was made after U.S. intelligence officials determined that they were connected to the bloody Berlin truck attack last month, officials said.
By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart More than 80 Islamic State militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in U.S. air strikes on camps outside the group’s former North African stronghold of Sirte in Libya, the...
By John Edens North Africa is a long way from New Zealand. But back in the 1980s, Gaddafi was making overtures in the South Pacific and the Central Intelligence Agency believed the dictator was trying to build a network.
By Karlos Zurutuza Libya’s third-largest city offers opportunities to foreigners and migrants eager to work, but it’s also a dead end for those trying to get to Europe.
By Kavitha Surana Rome is trying to shape the future of its onetime colony, but may get elbowed aside by local strongmen and their foreign partners.
By Ahmed Elumami A self-declared prime minister sidelined by Libya’s U.N.-backed government tried to seize the defense ministry and other state offices on Thursday, but a government spokesman said the attempt to capture the buildings by...
By Rami Musa A self-declared prime minister said Thursday that his forces have seized at least three ministries in Libya’s capital, declaring what appeared to be a miniature coup after what he described as a yearlong failure of the...
By MEE and Agencies Libyan strongman welcomed aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov in Mediterranean, speaks via video link with Russian defence minister.
Despite continued unrest, Italy has said it will reopen its embassy in Libya in a move that shows “confidence in the process of stabilizing” the country. The two states will also cooperate to stem the flow of migrants.
Prensa Latina United Nations, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 18,500 migrants lost their life during the last three years, 7,496 of them in 2016, according to preliminary data by the International Organization for Migrations (IOM).
The member of the UN-backed Government of National Accord and Deputy Head of its Presidential Council, Ahmed Mitig, said Libya welcomes Russian initiatives to establish grounds for a dialogue among the conflicting political parties.
By Mel Frykberg A total of 1523 people died in violent incidents, including bombings and shootings in Libya during 2016, the NGO Libya Body Count has reported (www.libyabodycount.org).
The Misrata municipal council has called for the mobilisation of troops against Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar in Libya.