Tag: Libya

56 asylum seekers adrift Maltese search and rescue region – NGO

56 people are still in distress at sea, migrant hotline Alarm Phone said on Twitter on Saturday morning.

Egypt’s Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

Egypt's parliament gave President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi the green light for possible military intervention in Libya

Sisi says Egypt won’t stand idle in Libya if security is...

Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any moves that pose a direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan national security, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday, according to a presidency statement.

23 people adrift in Malta SAR zone – Alarm Phone

Their engine has stopped working.

Watch: PM cites national interest when asked about Libyan detention centres

'I will be at the forefront to push for the upholding of human rights, however, our priority remains to protect the country against the influx of migrants,' Abela concluded.

U.N. chief says foreign meddling in Libya conflict at ‘unprecedented levels’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the Security Council on Wednesday that the conflict in Libya has entered a new phase with "unprecedented levels" of foreign interference and mercenaries in the oil-producing country.

Macron slams Turkey’s ‘criminal’ role in Libya, Putin’s ambivalence

France's president on Monday accused Turkey of massively importing jihadists into Libya.

Gafà calls out Foreign Affairs Minister on Libya

Writing on Facebook Bartolo thanked the Libyan government for stopping 2,000 asylum seekers from leaving the war torn country to Malta. However, Gafà who worked at OPM during the tenure of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and who is known for his ties to Libya called out Bartolo without mentioning his name.

Libya ‘stopped 2,000 from reaching Malta’

Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo expressed his gratitude to the Libyan government for its efforts to stop asylum seekers from crossing over to Europe, stating that the Libyan Coastguard stopped 2,000 people from making it to Malta this year.

Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey's support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised joint exploration for oil at sea following talks in Ankara ahead of a potential ceasefire push.