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Libyan navy says more than 300 migrants rescued

Libyan navy says more than 300 migrants rescued

The Libyan navy said Sunday 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

Over 350 migrants onboard charity ship after new rescue in Med

Over 350 migrants onboard charity ship after new rescue in Med

French charities SOS Mediterranea and MSF rescued another 105 migrants off the coast of Libya on Monday, bringing to 356 the number of those aboard the Ocean Viking now seeking a safe port.

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

Qatar backs UN call for ceasefire in Libya

The State of Qatar has announced its support for the call, made by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), for a humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two UN staff

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two UN staff

A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations' staff on Saturday, several medical sources said.

Bombing of residential area in Libya slammed

Bombing of residential area in Libya slammed

Qatar has condemned in the strongest terms the bombardment that targeted a residential area in the southern Libyan city of Murzuq, which resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries.

NGO boat to resume Libya rescue operation after rescuing 40 migrants

NGO boat to resume Libya rescue operation after rescuing 40 migrants

Operators of the Alan Kurdi rescue ship say they will return to Libya immediately to search for stranded migrants after 40 people they had rescued were allowed to disembark in Malta ...

Libya's biggest oilfield shut, NOC declares force majeure

Libya's biggest oilfield shut, NOC declares force majeure

Libya's Sharara oilfield, the country's largest, was forced to shut down after a valve on the pipeline linking it to the Zawiya oil terminal was closed

UN calls for Eid truce in Libya, warns foreign support fueling conflict

UN calls for Eid truce in Libya, warns foreign support fueling conflict

A United Nations envoy called on Monday for a truce to be declared in Libya around Aug. 10

Tunisia says Libyan fighter plane made emergency landing on its soil

Tunisia says Libyan fighter plane made emergency landing on its soil

Tunisia's Defence Ministry said a Libyan military plane made an emergency landing in southern Tunisia due to a technical failure on Monday.

Libya’s El Sharara oilfield shut down since Friday

Libya’s El Sharara oilfield shut down since Friday

Libya’s El Sharara oilfield, its largest, has been shut down since Friday due to a suspected valve closure and an investigation has been launched

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

France said Wednesday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.

1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

Some 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a push three months ago to capture Tripoli, the UN said Friday, including 53 detained migrants who died in a devastating air strike.