Petroleum Economist, a monthly magazine that provides macro-economic and geopolitical analysis of the energy industry, said Friday that 9 percent of the smuggled Libyan petrol is being sold at Italian gas stations, citing a source from Libya’s National Oil Corporation.
Tunisian traders are back to business in the southeastern town of Ben Guerdane, following the reopening of the Ras Jedir border crossing between Tunisia and Libya on September 1.
If you’re a migrant who has made your way into Libya, chances are you’ve met a Tebu. Nearly all the smugglers plying the busiest migration route from Agadez in Niger to the outskirts of the Libyan people smuggling hub of Sebha belong to this indigenous Saharan ethnic group, which since …
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More than 1,600 people have died or gone missing while attempting to reach Europe so far this year, UNCHR’s new Desperate Journeys report shows.
Some 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the southern suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli, theatre of a week of deadly battles, police said.
The Libyan Oil and Gas Crisis Committee announced Saturday the outbreak of clashes between the Zawiya Refinery Coast Guards and the fuel smuggling gangs in the Libyan territorial waters.
Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) revealed in its report on the occasion of the World Day for Human Trafficking that it had monitored a rise in the crime of human trafficking in Libya.
The Judicial Police condemned the kidnapping of a judge, a prosecutor and two of the security guards in an armed attack Sunday on the Court of Waddan town, central Libya.
Arrest of 131 Egyptian migrants in east Libya points to migration network funneling into militant groups
One-hundred and thirty-one Egyptian irregular migrants have been arrested in the east Libyan city of Baydan over the last three weeks, according to the director of the city’s police station.