Tag: Libya

staffJune 21, 2018

Libyan coast guard rescues 380 Europe-bound African migrants

Libya’s coast guard has rescued two groups of more than 380 African migrants, including seven women and 48 children, in ...

staffMay 29, 2018

Libyan PM adviser – Libyan factions agree to Dec 10 elections

Rival Libyan factions agreed on Tuesday to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on Dec. 10, an advisor to Libyan Prime ...

staffMay 18, 2018

Trump to Kim – Denuclearise or risk overthrow

US President Donald Trump offered North Korea’s Kim Jong-un guarantees of staying in power if he abandons nuclear weapons, but ...

staffFebruary 14, 2018

Libya road accident: 19 dead, 79 injured

At least 19 migrants were killed Wednesday and up to 79 injured in a road accident in the Libyan city ...

staffFebruary 9, 2018

Explosion at mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi: residents

An explosion took place at a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, residents said. One person ...

staffFebruary 2, 2018

90, mostly Pakistanis, believed dead in shipwreck off Libya

An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

Discovery of bodies puts Libya’s Haftar under scrutiny

Khalifa Haftar, who controls eastern Libya, has ordered an investigation after 36 unidentified bodies were found in an area to ...

staffSeptember 29, 2017

Libya strongman asks Europe for helicopters to fight migration

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar asked Europe for helicopters and drones to fight rampant migration on the southern border of ...

staffSeptember 28, 2017

Libya’s eastern rulers place reciprocal ban on US travelers

BENGHAZI – The Libyan government based in the east of the country will bar American citizens from entering Libya in ...

staffAugust 18, 2017

Libya: Khalifa Haftar ally Mahmoud al-Werfalli arrested

A senior Libyan military commander allied with Khalifa Haftar and suspected of involvement in the deaths of 33 people in ...