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Thousands of migrants still arrive in Libya, hoping to reach Europe (AFP/File)
November 16, 2017 - 11:02 GMT
Migrants and refugees are being sold as slaves by human traffickers in Libya for as little as a few hundred dollars, a shocking report has found.
The outspoken ex-Muslim is not afraid to challenge both the left and the right for their views on Islam and Muslims. (Twitter @aliamjadrizvi)
November 14, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
The outspoken ex-Muslim is not afraid to challenge both the left and the right for their views on Islam and Muslims.
Players of the Tunisian national football team celebrate with their national flag after qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals after drawing their qualifiers match against Libya at the Rades Olympic Stadium in the capital Tunis on November 11, 2017.
FETHI BELAID / AFP
November 12, 2017 - 08:21 GMT
Tunisia were held to a goalless home draw by a resolute Libya side on Saturday but they were able to secure a World Cup spot for the first time since 2006.
Abedi detonated a bomb full of nuts and bolts at a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande in May, killing 22 and injuring 512 (Greater Manchester Police)
November 05, 2017 - 10:23 GMT
The remains of Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi have been secretly flown to Libya for burial after mosques here snubbed his family, it was claimed last night.
Pro-Haftar forces denied any involvement in Monday’s deadly airstrikes (AFP/File)
November 01, 2017 - 07:35 GMT
Libya’s Justice and Construction Party on Tuesday accused Tobruk-based military commander Khalifa Haftar of carrying out Monday's deadly airstrikes in the eastern city of Derna.
An airstrike on Sirte in Libya, Sept. 28, 2016 (AFP/File)
October 31, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
Libya’s presidential council, which operates under the country’s U.N.-backed unity government, has called for a U.N. investigation into an airstrike that killed and injured scores in the eastern city of Derna.
ISIS flag (Shutterstock/File)
October 16, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Continued political and military fragmentation in Libya is allowing for the regrouping of ISIS in the country after it was largely defeated in 2016, Walid Namane, an independent analyst, and North Africa expert has said.
Mediterranean refugee arrivals have reached 120,137 to date this year (AFP/File Photo)
October 10, 2017 - 07:09 GMT
Thousands of migrants have been transferred to a hangar in the coastal city of Sabratha by a U.N. migration agency, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Monday.
ISIS released a video in 2015 allegedly depicting the beheading of 20 Egyptian Copts (AFP)
October 08, 2017 - 12:33 GMT
The 20 nationals were filmed as they were beheaded by militants belonging to ISIS.
Libya could be the next Dubai, Britain’s foreign secretary says, if they just “clear the dead bodies away” (Wikimedia)
October 04, 2017 - 09:13 GMT
"The only thing they have got to do is clear the dead bodies away," he said, before laughing
Years of political turmoil since the 2011 overthrow of long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi have left Libya divided between rival governments and beset by violence as militia forces battle for power (AFP/File Photo)
October 02, 2017 - 07:41 GMT
Representatives of Libya's rival authorities have made progress on amending a deal on a political transition for the North African country, the special U.N. envoy said on Sunday.
President Donald Trump's latest travel ban includes the suspension of all immigrant visas for nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 28, 2017 - 13:58 GMT
East Libya's breakaway government banned all United States citizens from entering its borders on Wednesday, in retaliation for Washington's recent travel ban against Libyans.
A migrant boat off the Libyan coast (AFP/File Photo)
September 28, 2017 - 12:35 GMT
Libya's navy warned it will seize activists' boats on migrant rescue missions that enter its waters unauthorized, after a run-in on Wednesday with a German vessel during which a warning shot was fired.
The findings on alleged direct airstrikes on Libyan civilians were presented on Tuesday at a conference for human rights on the sidelines of a Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 27, 2017 - 11:23 GMT
The findings on alleged direct airstrikes on Libyan civilians were presented on Tuesday at a conference for human rights on the sidelines of a Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.
The airstrikes were targeting suspected ISIS militants.
September 25, 2017 - 10:06 GMT
The airstrikes were targeting suspected ISIS militants.
The denial comes following news reports that Rome planned to build 'logistics hub' on Libya’s southern border. (AFP/File)
September 18, 2017 - 07:05 GMT
The denial comes following news reports that Rome planned to build 'logistics hub' on Libya’s southern border.