IS making 'last stand' in Libyan city: Pentagon

Dec 2, 2016

IS making 'last stand' in Libyan city: Pentagon

Islamic State group jihadis are making a “last stand” in their former Libyan stronghold of Sirte, where they now control only around two blocks, the Pentagon said Thursday. The IS group had held all of the Mediterranean port city as recently as early this ...

Libya rescues 115 migrants off Tripoli; one drowns

Nov 7, 2016

Libya rescues 115 migrants off Tripoli; one drowns

Libya’s coast guard said it rescued 115 migrants on Sunday who had been aboard a rubber boat that broke down off Tripoli, and that one migrant had drowned. The migrants “were on a rubber boat that broke down northwest of Khoms,” some 100 km ...

Oct 31, 2016

16 unidentified migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

The bodies of 16 migrants have been found on a beach near the western Libyan town of Zwara, the Libyan Red Crescent said on Sunday. The migrants had been attempting to reach Europe, Khames el-Boussefi, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent, told AFP. ...