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Residents of the Daesh-ravaged Sirte. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
Libyan forces recaptured two cities northwest of Sirte, as they advance on the Daesh stronghold.
Tunisian special forces in Ben Geurdane, near the Libyan border. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Tunisian authorities arrested eight suspected militants after a series of almost 1,000 raids.
A burned-out building is seen in Sirte, a main stronghold for Daesh in Libya. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Martin Kobler, special envoy to Libya, stressed that the fight against Daesh must 'be a Libyan fight,' calling for factions to unite and ruling out foreign intervention.
Five years after the fall of Ghaddafi the chaos has severely damaged the Libyan economy. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Even if the crossing is more dangerous demand is high, as Libya's frontiers are uncontrolled and the country is a free transit zone for hundreds of thousands of Africans.
The medical center came under mortar attack last Friday, causing some material damage but no injuries were reported. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The medical center came under mortar attack last Friday, causing some material damage but no injuries were reported.
Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa sit at a centre for illegal migrants in Misrata, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Egyptian security sources told Ma'an that the migrants were spotted and arrested near al-Salloum commercial crossing between Libya and Egypt.
Migrants protect themselves from the cold with blankets as they wait to arrive in the port of Cagliari, Sardinia, on May 26, 2016 aboard the rescue ship
May 26, 2016 - 15:11 GMT
The Italian coast guard said it was coordinating about 20 rescues on Thursday for boats that had capsized.
A father and daughter wait for aid distribution aboard a rescue ship, after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys)
May 26, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
A fish boat full of migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, with almost two dozen people still missing.
A woman and her daughter protect themselves with a blanket aboard the rescue ship
May 25, 2016 - 12:56 GMT
Another overcrowded boat has sunk trying to cross the Mediterranean.
Tunisian special forces on patrol in Ben Guerdane after a Daesh attack in March. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 09:05 GMT
Tunisian forces uncovered a Daesh weapons stockpile in the border town of Ben Guerdane.
Illegal migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention center in Tripoli, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 24, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
As the weather improves, hundreds of African migrants are attempting to make the trip from the Libyan coastal town Zawiya to Italy.
Migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli during a visit of United Nations' special envoy to Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The seven boats included 79 women and 11 children.
A man walks on a bombed building in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 10:48 GMT
The road to peace in Libya is thrown off-track by other countries' policy priorities, internal politics, and the failure of the GNA.
Daesh spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani recorded his first message since October. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 05:34 GMT
A new Daesh audio recording calls for attacks across the west during Ramadan and mocks the US airstrikes.
Sirte, Libya. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Libyan army continued their push toward the Daesh-held Sirte, and retook the city of Bawirat al-Haswon.
Tunisian gendarmes walk inside a house where two suspected jihadists were killed during a security operation on May 11, 2016 in the town of Mnihla, in Ariana province just outside Tunis. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
May 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Tunisian special forces killed a senior commander of a local Daesh affiliate in an ongoing crackdown on militants trained in Libya.