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All articles • 'libya'
Amnesty blames EU for 'soaring' migrant death toll
Europe 06-07

Amnesty International has blamed 'failing EU policies' for the soaring death toll among refugees and migrants in the central Mediterranean

Libya eastern commander Haftar declares victory in battle for Benghazi
World 06-07

The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army has said his forces 'liberated' the eastern Benghazi city after years of fighting with rival groups

Muscat says EU should ban sale of dinghies to Libya to stem immigration
National 22-06

Joseph Muscat: 'EU countries cannot keep speaking about the need to stop immigration while at the same time allow its companies to export dinghies to Libya' 

Hundreds rescued off Libya’s coast
World 18-06

Over 1,300 people rescued by Spanish and Italian ships during rescue operations on Saturday

More than 900 rescued off Libya
World 17-06

The Libyan coastguard said that one of the rubber boats was holed and on the point of sinking

At least 34 migrants, mostly toddlers, drown off Libya
World 24-05

At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned, after their overloaded vessel capsized in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, rescuers said

German oil firm accused of withholding €800 million from Libya
World 17-05

Libya’s National Oil Corporation chief has claimed that Wintershall went on with unlawful efforts by Libyan government to take over sale of oil contracts

Homeless man jailed for theft fears Libya return
Court & Police 11-05

A Libyan man sentenced to nine months in prison told a court that he would be killed if he returned to Libya

Libyan rival leaders strike power-share deal
World 04-05

The leader of Libya's UN-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, and his rival Khalifa Haftar, have tentatively agreed to share power and hold elections, raising hopes for an end to the three-year civil war

Stability in Libya crucial for neighbours’ security
Europe 30-04

Much effort is being invested in the EU’s military intervention in international waters off the coast of Libya aimed at breaking the business model of human trafficking by smugglers

Libya's rival governments reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome
World 25-04

Libya's warring rival governments have reached an agreement in a deal brokered by Italy, in a meeting described as having 'an atmosphere of friendliness and openness'

Markets mixed on Monday | Calamatta Cuschieri
Business Comment 11-04

The week got off to a mixed start on Monday, with major bourses swaying in and out of negative territory during the session

Amid criminalisation, delayed rescue, and mass dying, NGO says struggle for freedom of movement continues
National 29-03

Over the past two months, the ‘helpline’ manned by volunteers has witnessed several incidents off the coast of Libya

Manufacturing companies eye Algeria following unrest in Libya
Business News 27-03

A TradeMalta study has shown that Malta-based manufacturing companies showed an increased interest in Algeria following the collapse of the security situation in Libya

Spanish aid group: More than 200 migrants feared dead after boats sink off Libya
World 23-03

Five bodies recovered as hundreds are feared dead off the coast of Libya • NGO spots two sunken boats

Libya's Haftar forces recapture oil ports at Sidra and Ras Lanuf
World 16-03

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar say they have retaken key oil-rich areas in the country's east

Refugee child abuse rampant in Libya, UNICEF report warns
World 28-02

Thousands of refugee children experience abuse, exploitation and arbitrary detention in Libya, UNICEF reports

East Libya imposes travel curbs for those aged between 18 and 45
World 24-02

Libya has banned men and women between the ages of 18 and 45 from travelling abroad without 'security clearance'

The EU plan: Libya is not Turkey
Blogs 22-02

A key olicy argument for keeping migrants in Libya is that it will protect them from falling into the hands of people smugglers. In my interviews, respondents most feared militia groups that kept them hostage, not migrant smugglers

74 dead asylum-seekers wash up on Libyan beach from boat with no engine
World 21-02

The bodies of 74 asylum-seekers who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital

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