Qatar is to fund the evacuation of African migrants from Libya via the African Union. The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, issued a decree yesterday to set up a fund which will cover the cost of evacuating illegal African migrants from Libya and reintegrating them into their …
Weeks earlier, Saif Islam Gaddafi’s team sent a letter to the Russian president and a top foreign policy official asking them to support the established road map for Libyan reconciliation and all citizens’ involvement in the settlement process. However the letter didn’t specify candidates that intend to run for the …
The European Union (EU) have chosen Tripoli and Tunisia as the HQ of the governing board for borders and reform of security services in Libya.
Italy has recorded an 80 per cent drop off immigrants reaching its costs compared to 2017. The number of clandestine immigrants arriving in Europe in 2018 fell by 92 per cent, compared to the peak of immigration rates recorded in 2015.
This confrontation at sea was not a simplistic case of Europe versus Africa, with human rights and rescue on one side and chaos and danger on the other. Rather it’s a case of Europe versus Europe: of volunteers struggling to save lives being undercut by European Union policies that outsource …
Early last week, two female Scandinavian backpackers were killed near a path up to peak Toubkal, a popular hiking destination in Morocco. One of the victims was beheaded, while another sustained serious neck wounds. The case is being investigated as a terrorist act.
On the walls of Souq al Khamis migrant detention centre in Khoms, a port city in northwest Libya, warnings of new arrivals are scratched on a grey wall.
The European Council adopted a decision mandating the EU integrated border management assistance mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) to actively support the Libyan authorities in contributing to efforts to disrupt organised criminal networks involved in smuggling migrants, human trafficking and terrorism.
The European Union has agreed to extend Operation Sophia off the Libyan coast for three coming months.
The United Nation Higher Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday that it has helped resettle 114 immigrants from Libya to Norway and Canada in the first week of December.