Recent

Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. (Shutterstock)
March 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Human rights groups in Tunisia have called for the scrapping of the law, which they said undermines "a fundamental human right".
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.
The Council also criticised General Hafter's call to 'liberate' Tripoli from the west Libyan Government of National Accord. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
President Fayaz al-Serraj has spoken out against the risk of repression, tyranny and dictatorship.
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar. [AFP]
March 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Forces loyal to Libyan General Haftar have been accused of war crimes after they reportedly paraded dead bodies of Islamist fighters through the streets of Benghazi.
The Arab League meeting over Syria. (AFP/Mohamed Hossam)
March 18, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Arab League hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the raging conflict in conflict-ridden Libya.
US President Donald Trump waves after he spoke at former president Andrew Jackson's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee on March 15, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 16, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump pledged to fight the ruling, which he called 'an unprecedented judicial overreach.'
The attack is the first in the country’s south since the deadly attack on Ben Guerdane, last year. (AFP)
March 13, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
According to an eyewitness who saw the attack from his balcony, the police's quick response foiled what could have been a much deadlier attack.
Egypt is concerned and called for a prompt investigation and an examination of all the details of the case as soon as possible. (File/AFP)
March 11, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Egypt’s general prosecutor, Nabil Sadek, has ordered investigations to be opened over the death of Egyptian citizen Hany El-Sayed in an Italian prison.
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar heads the army allied to the parliament in eastern Libya, opposed by the UN-backed government in Tripoli. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Libya's eastern parliament is in opposition to the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord led by Fayez al-Sarraj.
This file photo taken on February 18, 2017 shows US Vice President Michael Richard Pence (R) and Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi as they shake hands in Munich, southern Germany. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)
March 08, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The US took Iraq off the blacklist after Baghdad started sharing certain data on individuals with Washington, and agreed to a new visa vetting regime.
Migrants speak with members of the Italian Red Cross who help them to contact their family on March 6, 2017. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
March 07, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
So far in 2017 there have been 487 refugee deaths in the Mediterranean.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet to discuss Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Netanyahu announced that he will be traveling to Moscow on Thursday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A member of the Libyan army stands on a tank. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Libyan National Army (LNA), under Haftar's control, took control of the terminals of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf - which have a potential combined capacity of around 600,000 barrels per day - in September 2016.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2017 - 22:48 GMT
Germany will give Tunisia 250 million euros (263 million dollars) to support development projects in poor areas, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a press conference held in Tunis with President Beji Caid Essebsi.