Tag Archives: Libya

14Aug/17

More NGOs follow MSF in suspending Mediterranean migrant rescues

AT SEA, MEDITERRANEAN (SEA-EYE) – Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they said they felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard. Continue reading

24Oct/15

Hillary Clinton says she had “long day” at Benghazi hearing

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks about her “long day” testifying before the congressional committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans dead.
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01Oct/15

Migrants leave rocks on Italian-French border

Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.

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19May/15

EU approves military operation to tackle migrant crisis

LIBYA (Next Media) – As the EU struggles to cope with the surge in illegal immigrants arriving from conflict-stricken Libya, EU ministers have approved an operation that will establish a military force to combat human smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea.
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18May/15

“We didn’t come here to steal from you” says African migrant in Italy

African migrants living in an Italian asylum centre speak about their experiences and hopes since travelling to Europe.

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17Feb/15

ISIS opens new front in North Africa

(Next Media Online) – The influence of ISIS is gradually expanding from its stronghold in Syria and Iraq to extremist groups in North Africa.

Militants in several countries in North Africa, including Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, have pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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