Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam 'set free' in Libya

Jun 11, 2017

Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam 'set free' in Libya

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in captivity. The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a militia that controls the town of Zintan ...

2,300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, two die

/ May 26, 2017

2,300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, two die

Rescuers saved around 2,300 migrants from rubber and wooden boats in the central Mediterranean on Thursday, but also recovered two dead bodies, the Italian coast guard said. As summer approaches, growing numbers of migrants have been attempting the perilous crossing to Europe in rubber dinghies ...

Italian coast guard, other vessels rescue 2,300 migrants off Libya

May 19, 2017

Italian coast guard, other vessels rescue 2,300 migrants off Libya

Some 2,300 migrants headed for Italy in 22 barely seaworthy vessels were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, the Italian coast guard said. Coast guard and military vessels joined forces with others chartered by humanitarian organizations to come to the rescue of the migrants, ...