Maltese Interior Minister Byron Camilleri said his country asked the European Commission to take action against people smugglers who send migrants from Bangladesh to Libya to cross into Europe.
The French President’s Special Envoy to Libya, Paul Soler, reaffirmed his country’s support for the initiative of the UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, to hold elections before the end of this year.
Italy’s defence minister on Monday accused Russia’s Wagner mercenary group of fuelling irregular migration towards Europe as a way of hitting back at countries like his which support Ukraine.
Intelligence reports indicate nearly 700,000 migrants are in Libya awaiting an opportunity to set out by sea toward Italy, a lawmaker from Premier Giorgia Meloni’s far-right party said Sunday, but a UN migration official called the number not credible.
Libya and Iran yesterday discussed arrangements for Tehran’s embassy in Tripoli to resume operations after it was closed 12 years ago.
Haftar refuses to share his strategic territories with Libyan rivals. In doing so, he enjoys the support of not only Russia but also U.S. partners Egypt and Saudi Arabia, not to mention France and Greece. Meanwhile, in the country’s northwest, Turkey uses its military presence to keep incumbent Prime Minister …
After a flurry of meetings with Libya’s political leaders over the last few days in an effort to precipitate elections in 2023, representatives from France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the United States issued the following joint statement today.
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah said Tuesday that his government wants to provide electricity generated from solar energy to Europe, adding at the second Libyan-German Economic Forum in Tripoli that his government has opened the door for energy investments and called on German businesspersons to join.
The war in Ukraine has brought Yevgeny Prigozhin and his Wagner Group to the forefront, with the United States now focusing on countering their presence beyond Ukraine, particularly in Africa.
The head of the State Council, Khaled Al-Mishri, accused the head of the National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, of giving the UAE many concessions in the oil sector that it “does not deserve,” stressing that it has thus controlled the oil sector “in an inappropriate way.”