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Prisoners across Libya
April 25, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Judges unseal arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to Moamer Gaddafi.
Tunisian women harvest grapes in the wine-producing region of Grombalia as the country looks to branch out into wine tourism. (AFP/ Fethi Belaid)
April 20, 2017 - 09:09 GMT
A new Tunisian-Libyan Bank agency with a capital of 100 million dinars ($43.4 million) was inaugurated in Monastir in Tunisia.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Central Command Commander Joseph Votel take part in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Following the US attack on a Syrian government airbase earlier this month, many allies of the US will want to know how the Trump team intends to approach Syria.
Approximately 32,800 asylum seekers have made it to Europe since the beginning of 2017. (AFP)
April 19, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
28 asylum seekers were found after sunset by the fishermen who towed the vessel to shore.
Statistics show a 2.4 billion dinars ($1.7 billion) financial black hole in Libya's oil revenues which has yet to explained. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Libya's Ministry of Finance has yet to explain a 30 percent drop in oil revenues for Q1 2017.
A member of the Libyan National Army (LNA) fires a machine gun mounted on the back of a Toyota pickup truck against jihadists in district of Suq al-Hut in the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, on March 26, 2017. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
April 15, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Libya's southern desert region has been neglected as the GNA and LNA vie for control of cities in the north.
An attempt by the rival government to seize ministry buildings by force failed, January 2017. (AFP)
April 15, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Libya's southern desert, long neglected by central authorities, risks becoming an arena for score-settling between rival governments vying for clout across the war-torn country, analysts say.
Djerba–Zarzis International Airport. (Shutterstock)
April 11, 2017 - 17:05 GMT
Tunisia is resuming flights with its neighbor Libya after several year-long interruption.
Libyan Holocaust survivors returning to the country from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 1945. (Yad Vashem)
April 11, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Most of the Middle East's Jewish communities have all but disappeared in the past century.
Libya's Sharara oilfield, which had only just returned to production, was shut on Sunday after a group blocked a pipeline linking it to an oil terminal. (AFP/File)
April 11, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Oil prices rose to $56 a barrel supported by the tension in Syria and shutdown of Libya's largest oilfield.
A migrant from West Africa waits in Niger before setting out for Europe via Libya. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
April 03, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Secret negotiations in Rome led to an agreement with 60 tribal leaders to secure Libya's southern borders against migrants trying to reach Europe.
People attend an 'Earth Hour' event in Benghazi, Libya, to draw awareness to climate change. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
April 02, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Abdullah Doma was detained in connection for his coverage of an event condemned by authorities because men and women both attended.
Jordan's King Abdullah II (2-R) speaks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2-L) as Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) stands behind them during the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 29, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
Arab leaders are expected to address the multiple armed conflicts around the region and several resolutions related to the Palestinian cause.
Italian navy rescuers help refugees to climb on to their boat in the Mediterranean. (AFP/Getty Images)
March 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
European and North African nations will step up military operations to target human traffickers in a bid to stymie migration flows, according to a deal reached on Monday.
Libyan forces patrol in Benghazi in April (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Video has emerged that appears to show forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar executing prisoners in Benghazi.
Would be immigrants wait to disembark in the port of Catania, on the island of Sicily on March 21, 2017 from the ship
March 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Over 20,000 have made the dangerous sea crossing in the first three months of 2017.