41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Jul 25, 2016

41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday. The bodies, found on Saturday on the city’s beach west of the capital Tripoli, were taken to ...

Libyan forces advance on Islamic State in Sirte but pay deadly toll

Jun 22, 2016

Libyan forces advance on Islamic State in Sirte but pay deadly toll

Forces aligned with Libya’s unity government said they had made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte on Tuesday as they battle to oust Islamic State from its coastal stronghold. Rida Issa, a spokesman for the government-backed brigades, said they were securing the “700” ...