TUNIS – The humanitarian crisis at the Tunisia-Libya border has intensified in recent weeks, with the discovery of over 25…
A report from Libya’s state-run media claims the recent Rome International Conference on Migration and Development “will not establish mechanisms”…
Mediterranean and Middle East countries will meet in Rome on Sunday to boost efforts to stem illegal migration flows, with Italy saying the aim is to help countries in Africa in order to reduce the impetus for migrants to reach Europe.
The Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry of the Libyan government assigned by the Parliament, Faraj Aqaim, said that 18 tons of hashish, kilograms of cocaine and thousands of narcotic pills had been seized in Tobruk.
In a recent interview with Al Ain News, Libyan security expert Abdullah Al-Tawati stated that the Italian government’s decision to…
The number of people who have landed in Malta irregularly by boat has declined considerably after Malta and Libya signed a memorandum of understanding on irregular migration, Malta Today reported.
A new migration route appears to be increasingly used by migrant smugglers to take refugees and migrants from the coast of Libya to the southern Italian region of Calabria, in particular to the town of Roccella Ionica and the coast of the Locride area, ANSAmed newspaper reported.
A rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy was seized in Lampedusa on Sunday after Italy’s coast guard said the boat had disobeyed its instructions to head to Sicily after carrying out a migrant rescue operation.
European Union backing for Libyan authorities who stop and detain migrants means the bloc has “aided and abetted” rights violations against migrants, an investigator for a U.N. mission said on Monday.
The African Union revealed that arrangements are underway to transfer thousands of migrants sheltering in Libya to Rwanda, based on an agreement signed between the Union, Rwanda and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Tunisian As-Sabah News reported on Friday.