Times of Malta newspaper has revealed details of the seizure of 51,000 euros in cash with 4 passengers, including a Libyan, on their way to the Turkish capital, Istanbul.
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The Bangladeshi security services have arrested a member of an international human trafficking gang for his involvement in the killing of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya in 2020.
As a standoff between a humanitarian migrant rescue ship and the Italian government continues into its fourth day, a leading Italian bishop has criticized the “selective” process of allowing some migrants to disembark, while turning others away.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met Monday with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on the sidelines of the COP27 World Climate Summit held in Egypt, according to the Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency.
Responding to the authorities’ decision to refuse some people the ability to disembark in Catania, Sicily, and efforts to push them back to sea, Julia Hall, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director at the Europe Regional Office, said Italian authorities must urgently allow all people on ship to disembark as soon as possible.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday 174 asylum seekers were evacuated from Libya to Niger with the help of the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) and welcomed at the airport by UNHCR team in Niger.
Egyptian Foreign Ministry denied the authenticity of news reported by Libyan media about Arab foreign ministers meeting in Algeria giving Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh’s outgoing government a role to manage the transitional stage and organize elections in Libya.
The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management programme, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising, reported Reuters.
Spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Tango Bilgic, expressed his country’s refusal to inspect a Turkish ship by a German frigate belonging to IRINI operation off the Libyan coast.
Today Turkey denied a flag state consent request from IRINI to inspect MV MATILDE A in accordance with UNSCR 2292 on the Arms…