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Several killed as Libya government forces battle rebels

At least 10 killed and 40 wounded in clashes in the cities of Benghazi and Sirte, according to officials.

Gambling for a better life across the Mediterranean

Hundreds of migrants, captured during their attempt to cross to Europe, are held in Libya's detention centres.

EU backs naval mission to tackle migrant crisis

New force to target gangs smuggling people from Libya and intercept human smugglers before migrant boats reach Europe.

Europe Is Playing With Fire by Considering Military Intervention in Libya

COPENHAGEN - For months, U.N. special envoy Bernardino León has worked on a deal to secure a new unity government in Libya that would bring an end to the armed conflict that for almost a year has threatened to tear the country apart....Show More Summary

The ISIS Strategy to 'Seize Rome' Unfolds

Back in February of this year the terrorist organization ISIS announced that it intended to invade Rome. The International Business Times reported that: As the Islamic State group expands its reach into Libya, the group also known as ISIS sits on the doorstep of a nation that has one of the largest Muslim populations in Europe: Italy. Show More Summary

Italy says 3,600 migrants rescued in two days

More than 600 brought ashore at Sicily's Catania port and another 2,500 picked from boats off Libya coast, reports say.

How Europe’s Post-Revolution Abandonment of Libya led to Mediterranean Crisis

By Ioannis Chapsos | (The Conversation) | – Libya has been in a state of chaos ever since the fall of its former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, and the situation scarcely seems to…

Turkish cargo ship bombed near Libyan coast

Tobruk-based official says Turkish vessel was bombed after being warned not to approach Derna city in Libya's east.

Rescued female migrants face uncertain future in Libya

Kept unaware of their locations and cut off from the outside world, many worry nobody knows where they are.

Hundreds of migrants being sent back to Libya

While thousands of migrants make successful crossing to Europe, others picked up by Libya's Coast Guard are returned.

Why So Many Migrants Are Dying in the Mediterranean

When I was in Libya a couple of years ago, I met a man who was on a European Union mission. If memory serves, he was writing a report on the Libyan media for an EU institution, or perhaps an EU–funded one. In any case, he was walking...Show More Summary

The Migrant Dead

In April, a boat carrying as many as 950 migrants en route to Europe capsized off the coast of Libya, killing nearly all of its passengers. The shipwreck, which may be the worst maritime disaster in the Mediterranean since World War II, is just one in a long series of incidents that have left tens of thousands of migrants dead in recent years. Show More Summary

Sisi's Egypt Pushes Migrants into the Sea

Europe wept crocodile tears over the mass grave that the Mediterranean has become. Reactions ranged from a begrudging acknowledgment from British officials that they got the consequences of Nato's military intervention in Libya wrong, to calls for another one. Show More Summary

Libya grapples with migration crisis

For many migrants, the ocean is the last leg of their trip to Europe, a harrowing journey across treacherous borders.

Libya's lawlessness and migrant crisis

A new European Union policy on migration is now in place, but the turmoil in Libya makes it difficult to enforce.

Shocked By Drowned Migrants, Europe Restores Rescue Mission

Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year's level. Critics called it...Show More Summary

E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants

E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week

Libya: The gateway for a better life in Europe

Seeing the hazardous journey across the Mediterranean as their only hope, thousands of Africans come to war-torn Libya.

Italy calls on EU and UN to help halt flow of migrants

Italian PM urges measures to prevent migrants living south of Libya from leaving their countries in the first place.

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