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    Shipwreck off Libya leaves 43 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:44pm on January 20, 2021

    At least 43 migrants from West Africa perished in the first major shipwreck off the Libyan coast this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, adding...

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    Doomed to failure without its women

    Andrea Backhaus | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2020

    IT COULD just as well have been her, says Rida al-Tubuly, adding that she is simply lucky to still be alive, lucky not to have...

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    Accused of trafficking slain 26 Bangladeshis in Libya gets bail

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:01pm on December 03, 2020

    The High Court on Thursday granted bail to Parvez Hossain, an accused in a case filed over the trafficking of 26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya...

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    Interpol issues red notices against 6 Bangladeshi traffickers in Libya killing incident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on November 29, 2020

    The International Criminal Police Organisation, commonly known as Interpol, has issued red notices against six alleged human traffickers on requests from Bangladesh authorities. The six...

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    Gaddafi’s cousin sees Arab Spring as Western plot

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:23pm on November 23, 2020

    From his lavish Cairo apartment overlooking the Nile, Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam reminisces fondly about the iron-fisted rule of Libya by his cousin Muammar Gaddafi, nearly...

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    UN-led Libya talks enter final day

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 10:20pm on November 15, 2020

    A week of UN-led talks on Libya were set to conclude on Sunday, the latest phase in renewed efforts to end a decade of conflict...

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    Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to 100

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:02am on November 13, 2020

    A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has killed 20 people, Doctors Without Borders said, just hours after news of a separate incident in which at...

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    Nearly 300 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/Xinhua .Tripoli | Updated at 11:37am on November 06, 2020

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said that nearly 300 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libyan coast on Thursday. Nearly 300 persons were...

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    The anniversary of Gaddafi’s death and the current reality in Libya

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2020

    ‘SECURITY problems, political discord, oil blockades, corruption, and Libya’s foreign debt, which has reached 270 per cent of its GDP, all torpedo economic life,’ said...

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    Libyans hold UN-backed talks after ceasefire deal

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 10:18pm on October 26, 2020

    Dozens of Libyan delegates Monday opened a political dialogue via videoconference as a step towards holding elections after a landmark ceasefire agreement between warring factions...