Hundreds of protesters rallied in Libya’s disaster-hit Derna on Monday, accusing the authorities of neglect after a huge flash flood devastated the coastal city and swept thousands to their deaths.
As search and rescue teams continue to hunt for bodies trapped underneath the mud and rubble of their homes in the Libyan coastal city of Derna, observers say the warlord Khalifa Haftar and his sons are using the disaster response as a way to exert control rather than ensure vital …
A desperate search for the missing people continues in the Libyan city of Derna, where bodies are still washing up on its shores or decaying under the rubble, a week after Storm Daniel triggered devastating floods in the country’s east.
Aid workers and volunteers on the ground in Libya’s Derna have raised concerns that the aftermath of the flash floods that ravaged the city could soon result in an epidemic.
A devastating storm struck eastern Libya on Sunday, leaving thousands of people dead and large swaths of the area severely damaged.
The Ocean Viking, a rescue ship chartered by SOS Méditerranée, rescued 68 stranded migrants in international waters off Libya on Sunday, the France-based humanitarian NGO announced.
Arab and international media outlets, as well as social media platforms, were abuzz with the recent meeting between Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush and her Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen in the Italian capital, Rome late last month.
On Tuesday, the General Secretariat of the Libyan Higher Education Professors Union announced an open-ended sit-in protest, objecting to what they described as the Government of National Unity’s failure to comply with an agreement mediated by the Attorney General. The agreement purportedly committed to meeting the union’s demands on overseas …
Sources from Sirte reported on Monday that Khalifa Haftar’s forces started a campaign of arrests of a number of supporters of the Gaddafi regime in the city.
Libya’s judicial authorities have formally asked Lebanon to release one of Libya’s former longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi’s sons because of his deteriorating health.