Tag: Libya

200 people in distress rescued; Italy informed – Alarm Phone

The independent support for people crossing the Mediterranean Sea Alarm Phone said that 200 people in distress were rescued and that the Italian authorities...

Migrants released amid fighting in Libyan capital seek refuge with U.N.

Hundreds of migrants were released on Tuesday from a detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli as heavy gunfire rang out across...

War creates new uncertainty for migrants in Libya

After three days at sea trying to reach Europe, Demba Dembele was intercepted by Libya's EU-backed coastguard and returned to Tripoli – where, like dozens...

Man in grievous condition after Sliema stabbing

A man has suffered grievous injuries after being stabbed with a knife, during an argument in Sliema yesterday evening.The...

Libyan conflict leaves rubbish mounds smouldering in Tripoli’s streets

Mabrouk Ahmed says he has to keep watch into the night to stop people dumping their rubbish on the wide street that runs...

Over 50 asylum seekers in distress off coast of Libya

Over 50 asylum seekers are in distress in a capsized boat off the Libyan Coast, the rescue assistance phoneline AlarmPhone, has tweeted.

Watch: 2 groups of asylum seekers leave for a better life...

Two groups of asylum seekers were relocated to Portugal and France, the government said in a statement.The...

U.S. launches strike in southern Libya as UN warns of escalation

U.S. forces said on Wednesday they killed 11 suspected militants in their second air strike in a week near the southern Libyan...

Malta willing to take 36 migrants saved on Thursday from on-board...

The Maltese authorities have allowed the disembarkation of 36 migrants that have been saved by the Ocean Viking in its territorial waters.https://twitter.com/MSF_Sea/status/1174793516935000064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1174793516935000064&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnewsbook.com.mt%2Fmalta-toffri-li-ddahhal-36-immigrant-salvati-minn-ocean-viking%2FThe Armed Forces...

Libyan Coast Guard picks up nearly 500 migrants in region surrounding...

Libya's Coast Guard said late on Thursday it had picked up 493 migrants on six inflatable boats in six operations in a...