Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis
Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard.
Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war
A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities.
Tripoli airport reopens as fighting rages on in Libya
The air traffic in Tripoli was suspended overnight for "security reasons," as Libya's unity government battled to push back a rival group's offensive. Over 30,000 people have been displaced due to the latest fighting.
Fleeing battle for Tripoli, Libyan families take refuge in abandoned factory
Libyans living on the outskirts of Tripoli, where battles between Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army and the U.N.-backed government continue, seek shelter in a school closer to the capital's centre.
Libyan militias resist advance of pro-Haftar forces on Tripoli
Militias in Libya's west say they are determined to stop a bid by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize the capital. The escalation of tensions has raised prospects of renewed civil war in the country.
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found. The perpetrators, motivated by greed, sadism and the desire for power, include local European Union partners.
Libya’s oil said poised to hit 6-year high
Libya’s crude oil output is on track to hit an almost six-year high. The OPEC member is now projected to pump more than 1.1 million barrels a day in March, after resuming production in its biggest field.