Tag: North Africa

Malta rescues 112 people from sinking boat

The dinghy was spotted in Malta's search and rescue region north of Libya on Saturday. Those on board included several women and children. The armed forces said the nationalities of those aboard was not immediately known.

At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

Tripoli, controlled by the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), is facing an offensive by military commander Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) that began in April.

Second rescue boat heading to Lampedusa in potential new stand-off with...

A second migrant rescue boat is heading towards the south Italian island of Lampedusa, potentially creating another stand-off with Italian authorities who are banning...

Libya leader meets eastern commander in Palermo

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, whose government is based in the west of the country, met the commander who rules most of the east,...

Rescue boat Open Arms arrives in Spanish port with 87 migrants...

Spanish rescue boat Open Arms arrived in the southern port of Algeciras on Thursday with 87 migrants the crew said they had rescued off...

Over 600 migrants force entry into North African Spanish enclave

More than 600 African migrants forced their way through the heavily fortified border fence separating the Spanish North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco...