SOS dispatch its new ship to rescue migrants off Libya

Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee on Sunday dispatched its new rescue ship to search for migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. The Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking set off from the southern French port of Marseilles to focus its activity off the coast of Libya,
August 5, 2019

African Union to evacuate 15,000 Libya migrants

The African Union (AU) has agreed to evacuate some 15,000 African migrants in Libya before the end of the year, the deputy chairman of the AU Commission, Kwesi Quartey, has tweeted. The repatriations would be voluntary, and would be done in partnership
December 5, 2017

At least one found dead 1 000 migrants rescued off Libya

One woman was found dead while aid groups said Sunday around 1,000 migrants were rescued overnight off the Libyan coast, the latest victim among growing numbers seeking to reach Europe. The rescue team comes just days after hundreds of people were feared
March 27, 2017

What is Russia’s thinking on Libya?

The head of Libya’s United Nations-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, undertook an official visit to Moscow to meet with top Russian diplomats and officials March 2-3. Russia has been stepping up efforts in Libya, which seems baffling outside the wide regional context. There
March 5, 2017

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