Tag: Libya

EU condemns violence in Libya’s capital

Tripoli: The European Union delegation to Libya and the EU Heads of Mission to Libya on Saturday condemned the continued…

UN renews Libya mission but no date for elections

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Thursday extended its political mission in Libya for a year but did not…

All Flights diverted after rocket attack at Tripoli airport

Just less than a week after UN brokered a truce between rival militias in Tripoli, residents in Libya witnessed rockets…

UN-backed government puts Tripoli on maximum security alert

Tripoli: Libya's United Nations-backed unity government has put its security services on maximum alert at sensitive sites in Tripoli after…

Libya: Over 100 dead in September shipwrecks

Tripoli [Libya]: More than 100 people, including 20 children died in early September when two rubber boats carrying scores of…

Only working airport in Libya capital reopens after clashes

Tripoli: The only working airport in Tripoli reopened Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan…

63 dead, 12 missing in Tripoli clashes

Tripoli: A total of 63 people died and 12 went missing in the clashes in Libya capital Tripoli, said the…

Libya in chaos since overthrow of Kadhafi

Tripoli: Libya, which has seen more than a week of deadly clashes between rival militias around Tripoli, fell into chaos…

Riots in Jail, Hundreds of inmates escaped

Tripoli: As many as 400 prison inmates escaped on Sunday following the riot between rival militias in Tripoli according to…

Hundreds escape prison near Libya’s Tripoli: police

Tripoli: Some 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the southern suburbs of the Libyan…

UN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes

Tripoli:The UN Support Mission in Libya has called on warring armed groups in the south of the capital to "immediately…

Libya refuses to take migrants rejected by Italy

Tripoli: Libya has refused to take in a group of 177 migrants stranded on an Italian coastguard boat off a…

130 civilians killed in hostilities in Libya since 2018: UN

Tripoli: UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya Maria Ribiero said on Sunday that 130 civilians in Libya have been killed as…

Over 150 migrants rescued in Libya

Tripoli: The Libyan navy on Thursday said that it has rescued at least 156 undocumented migrants from the country's northwestern…

Nearly 9,000 migrants repatriated from Libya this year

Tripoli: Nearly 9,000 migrants have returned home from Libya through a voluntary programme over the past six months, a spokesman…

100 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Libyan coast

Tripoli: More than 100 migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya, the Libyan navy…

100 migrants missing in Libya boat capsize

Tripoli: At least 100 migrants and refugees are missing after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya, the coastguard">coastguard…

NATO says ready to help Italy in Libya

Rome: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday the alliance was prepared to help out in troubled Libya as it grapples…

Libya, Italy discuss illegal immigration issues

Tripoli: Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has held a telephonic conversation with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over the issue…

Italian Minister slams charity for rescuing migrants

Rome: Italy's hard-right, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Savini on Thursday deplored attempts by German charity Lifeline to rescue 300-400 migrants…