Tag: Sabratha

  • Italy’s Libya deal woes

    Number of people crossing Mediterranean rises again amid power struggle between rival factions in Libyan human-trafficking port Italy’s deal to stem flow of people from Libya in danger of collapse […]

  • Migrants drown off Libya

    Militias had been stopping migrant boats off Libya. Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized […]

  • Migrants face new threat

    Smuggling gangs in Sabratha face new threat. Exclusive: Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya Aidan Lewis and Steve Scherer TUNIS/ROME (Reuters) – An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting […]

  • EU’s seeks migrant plan

    Huge numbers still trying to cross despite winter. Migrant crisis: EU summit seeks action-plan with Libya European Union leaders are to meet in Malta to discuss how to stem the […]

  • Migrant rescuers shot at

    Shots fired at rescuers. Human Smugglers Open Fire on Libyan Coast Guard The Libyan Coast Guard says that human smugglers opened fire on one of its vessels during a mission […]

  • Libya intercepts migrants

    EU training seems to be paying off. Libyan coastguard intercepts 700 Europe-bound migrants Tripoli  – The Libyan coastguard said on Monday it had intercepted around 700 Europe-bound migrants in territorial […]

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