Counselor of the US State Department Derek Chollet will travel to the United Arab Emirates, January 8-10, where he will hold bilateral engagements with key Emirati officials on the latest regional and global developments, including Libya, according to US State Department.
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At least 5 African migrants died and another 10 were missing after a boat sank off Tunisia, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, a judicial official said on Saturday.
An Eritrean national described as the “world’s most wanted″ human trafficker has been arrested in Sudan after an international search led by the United Arab Emirates, Interpol has announced.
Downing Street believed Nelson Mandela’s attempt to play mediator between it and the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi over the question of compensation after the Lockerbie bombing was “unlikely to be helpful”, documents reveal.
French authorities arrested Friday a French and a Libyan nationals, after the two threatened to blow up a metro station in Paris.
Italy will allow the Ocean Viking humanitarian ship to dock at an Italian port and disembark 113 people rescued from the waters of the Mediterranean, a French NGO said Tuesday.
The abduction of a former Libyan intelligence operative accused of preparing the bomb that brought down Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 and his transfer into US custody raises concerns about a renewed willingness in Washington to flout international law to hunt alleged terrorist fugitives, The Guardian reported.
Africa Intelligence website revealed that Washington is pressing to impose diplomat Kenneth Gluck as deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), to replace Rezidon Zeninga, who will leave next January.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan discussed their two countries’ joint energy projects, especially in the gas sector, in a phone call on Sunday, Russian news agencies cited the Kremlin as saying.
International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Middle East and North Africa has held a meeting in Cairo “to enhance cooperation and strategic planning and partnerships for the year ahead.”