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Protesters outside Libya's national congress compound in Tripoli.

Libyans protest against US air strike in southern Libya

5 December 2018, 5:55 AM

The protesters, among them women and children, held up pamphlets saying “Africom attacked civilians”, and “Africom is killing our sons”.

African Migrants on a boat

African migrants turn to deadly ocean route as options narrow

4 December 2018, 6:54 AM

Assane Diallo is making final preparations for a journey he knows could cost him his life: one thousand miles across Open Ocean from Senegal to the Canary Islands in a 50-foot wooden boat held together with rusty nails.

Migrants walking

Migrant flows slows down in Libyan former smuggling hub

27 November 2018, 12:07 PM

Sabratha, 75 km west of the capital Tripoli where people smugglers exploited gang lawlessness for years, was the main launchpad on Libya’s Mediterranean coast for Italy-bound migrants, with the flow peaking in 2016 and early 2017.

‘Suspected Islamic State gunmen kill nine in southern Libya’

24 November 2018, 12:27 PM

Gunmen on Friday raided a town deep in Libya’s southern desert, killing nine people and kidnapping several others, a resident said, with officials blaming the attack on the militant group Islamic State.

Libyan gunmen free kidnapped Egyptians held over business dispute

22 November 2018, 6:43 AM

The 16 workers were seized four days ago in Tobruk, in eastern Libya, by unknown gunmen after Libyan contractors accused a business partner from the same Egyptian village as the kidnapped men of fleeing the country after he stole 100,000 Libyan dinars.

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