Latest news Libya

  1. 1,700 migrants rescued in central Med on Thursday
    • 11:20
    • 24 feb

    1,700 migrants rescued in central Med on Thursday

    Upturn compared to numbers over previous week

  2. 13 migrants suffocate in container in Libya
    • 15:56
    • 23 feb

    13 migrants suffocate in container in Libya

    Overall 69 people mostly from Mali, Red Crescent says

  3. Cinema: Aswan Women Festival, change arrives from below
    • 13:13
    • 22 feb

    Cinema: Aswan Women Festival, change arrives from below

    Nut Forum for Women's Issues. Against fanaticism and stereotypes

  4. Migrants: Libya, 74 bodies found on west coast
    • 12:10
    • 21 feb

    Migrants: Libya, 74 bodies found on west coast

    Red Crescent spokesman says death toll could rise

  5. Libyan PM convoy shot at and 2 guards injured
    • 15:29
    • 20 feb

    Libyan PM convoy shot at and 2 guards injured

    Government sources confirm, inquiry into perpetrators

  6. Libya to remain priority for Italy, FM
    • 14:14
    • 20 feb

    Libya to remain priority for Italy, FM

    'Collaboration with Saudi Arabia important', says Alfano

  7. Migrants: over 5,000 died in Med in 2016, UNHCR
    • 17:08
    • 17 feb

    Migrants: over 5,000 died in Med in 2016, UNHCR

    SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship saved 8,755

  8. Tunisia-Algeria-Egypt summit on Libya in Tunis 1/3
    • 17:49
    • 16 feb

    Tunisia-Algeria-Egypt summit on Libya in Tunis 1/3

    Initiative for diplomatic solution to crisis

  9. Libya has requested NATO aid says Stoltenberg
    • 17:48
    • 16 feb

    Libya has requested NATO aid says Stoltenberg

    To help build defence and security institutions

  10. Migrants: sad paradox record 2016 Med deaths, Frontex
    • 16:43
    • 15 feb

    Migrants: sad paradox record 2016 Med deaths, Frontex

    Boats from Libya 'unequipped to reach European coasts'

  11. Fresh migrant inflow into Italy in 2017, Frontex
    • 16:17
    • 15 feb

    Fresh migrant inflow into Italy in 2017, Frontex

    Sad paradox record 2016 Med deaths, Libyan boats 'unequipped'

  12. Libya 2018 elections accord confirmed, MENA news agency
    • 11:14
    • 15 feb

    Libya 2018 elections accord confirmed, MENA news agency

    But Haftar doesn't accept. Agreement to amend Shikrat

  13. Libya, Italy must aim for immediate repatriations – navy
    • 20:02
    • 14 feb

    Libya, Italy must aim for immediate repatriations – navy

    Measure to discourage migration, General Qassem says