16-year-old Gambian says he's the only survivor after boat packed with 147 Africans goes down in the Mediterranean.
War & Conflict
by Maimuna Aghliw
Middle East21 Mar 2017 15:19 GMT
Forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar to investigate abuses after video emerges of troops parading with corpses.
Humanitarian crises21 Mar 2017 12:40 GMT
Libyan prime minister asked for rescue and emergency equipment to curb illegal migration across its border into Europe.
Middle East21 Mar 2017 08:23 GMT
As refugees seek a new life in Europe, they face a perilous journey crossing the Mediterranean. Officials from eight EU countries have pledged $96m to the Libyan government to help fight people smuggling.
Middle East20 Mar 2017 19:38 GMT
Libya's UN-backed government in Tripoli says it has evidence rebel forces are carrying out abuses in Benghazi.
Middle East18 Mar 2017 20:38 GMT
Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army kills 23 rival fighters and arrests six more, ending weeks of siege.
Middle East16 Mar 2017 18:31 GMT
Armed groups in Tripoli have signed a ceasefire deal after days of fighting in the Libyan capital.
The city had been paralysed as pro-unity government forces and rival militias exchanged artillery fire in the streets.
Libya16 Mar 2017 13:24 GMT
Moscow is trying to become an arbiter between Haftar and Sarraj and position itself as an indispensable negotiator.
Refugees14 Mar 2017 18:33 GMT
Number of drowned in Mediterranean from January to early March higher than last year, raising alarm among rights groups.
Middle East14 Mar 2017 18:17 GMT
East-based forces claim they have regained control of two oil installations of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider from rival forces.
Middle East14 Mar 2017 15:22 GMT
Forces loyal to renegade general launch push to seize oil terminals in eastern Libya from the Benghazi Defence Brigade.
Middle East14 Mar 2017 15:11 GMT
Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, a renegade general in Libya has launched an offensive to retake two of the country's key eastern oil terminals.
The facilities in the country's Ras Lanuf came under attack earlier this month.
Libya09 Mar 2017 10:16 GMT
Losing the oil ports could be an attempt to weaken Haftar, and force him to meet political rivals, analysts say.
Middle East05 Mar 2017 22:26 GMT
Haftar's LNA launches air strikes in attempt to regain control of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports seized by BDB fighters.
Middle East04 Mar 2017 18:21 GMT
Benghazi Defence Brigades says in control of five cities and two major oil producing areas in the east of the country.
Middle East04 Mar 2017 14:13 GMT
Forces loyal to Libya's General Khalifa Haftar have lost control of two major oil terminals.
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