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Libya Navy seizes oil tanker, detains Filipino crew over possible smuggling attempt

The Libyan Navy Force has intercepted a Liberian-flagged oil tanker (Levante) near the Tunisian waters, according to sources from the naval force. 20 Filipino crewmembers were detained by the Libyan Navy in what the Libyan naval authorities saw as a smuggling attempt.

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Italy accused of bribing Libyan militias to stop migrants reaching Europe

Until recently, the shores of Zawiya, west of Tripoli, were the crossroads for much of Libya’s human trafficking. But over the last few weeks, such trade has come to a standstill.

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Al-Serraj warns Europe of terrorists disguised as migrants, The Times reports

Europe will be increasingly at risk from terrorists posing as migrants unless western capitals help Libya to stem the numbers crossing the Mediterranean, the country’s prime minister has told The Times.

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