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May 03, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Many of the migrants arrived in southern Italy, while others will arrive as late as Monday.
Warmer weather may mean more migrants trying to brave the Mediterranean to arrive in Europe. (Photo: Italian Government/AFP)
May 03, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Three boats carrying over 200 migrants were rescued by a French patrol boat while crossing the Mediterranean.
Egypt has renewed calls on its citizens Thursday to avoid travel to Libya. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 15:39 GMT
Egypt has renewed calls on its citizens Thursday to avoid travel to Libya.
Two Libyans and three Egyptians have reportedly admitted responsibility for the killings. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 09:26 GMT
Libya has said that five detainees have claimed responsibility for killing five local television staff who were kidnapped last August.
Tunisian custom officers check the luggage of a man fleeing from Libya at the Ras Ajdir border post between Libya and Tunisia, southern Tunisia, Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AFP/Ali Manssour)
April 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
More than 28,000 families have been displaced from Benghazi since fighting erupted in the city between rival factions in October, an NGO said Tuesday.
Director Mohamed Galal Okasha was killed in Libya. (Al Ahram)
April 28, 2015 - 14:24 GMT
Egyptian director Mohamed Galal Okasha, 31, was killed by a Libyan militia.
The impact of the Syrian war on Lebanese trade in services, which dominate Lebanese exports, was difficult to assess, the World Bank said. (File photo)
April 28, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
The study noted that the Syria conflict had no impact on Lebanese merchandise and services exports at the aggregate level.
Ali Za'tari has previously served in Libya, as well as Sudan, Syria, Iraq and Kuwait. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
April 26, 2015 - 10:29 GMT
Ali al-Zaatar will serve as the deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the UN announced Sunday.
In the wake of the recent deaths of hundreds off Libyan coast, EU officials pledge increased emergency funding for search-and-rescue operations.  (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 10:43 GMT
In the wake hundreds of migrant deaths off Libyan coast, EU officials pledge increased emergency funding for search-and-rescue operations.
Asylum seekers living in Malta, arrive to attend an interfaith funeral ceremony of 24 migrants who died after a fishing boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, on the helipad at Mater Dei Hospital in Malta on April 23, 2015. (AFP/Matthew Mirabelli)
April 23, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Coffins for the only bodies recovered from the Mediterranean's migrant disaster were carried from Malta's morgue to a funeral Thursday.
The mosque was frequented by Sufi Muslims. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 12:25 GMT
Militants blew up an ancient mosque in an ancient mosque in Libya's capital Tripoli, witnesses have said.