Libya


Tripoli Under Fire: The Region’s Only Functioning Airport Damaged In An Air Raid

An air raid on the last functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli in April by forces loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar has undermined progress towards a democratic and peaceful solution to the political stalemate which has inundated the North African country since the assassination of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. […]


Italian Ports Closed Over Fears Of Terrorist Infiltration Through Migrant Boats

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has said that the chaos in Libya has allowed terrorists to board migrant ships headed to Italy. According to the Guardian, Salvini has sent a letter to the heads of the navy and coastguards to maintain his policy of closing ports to migrant ships. […]


World Health Organisation In Tripoli

In Libya’s Tripoli, fighting between General Khalifa Haftar’s forces and the forces fighting against them has been continuously increasing since it began in early April. The violence has spread throughout Tripoli and has killed at least 220 people, as well as wounding over 1000, according to the World Health Organization […]


Unsafe Water Kills More Children In War Than Bullets, UNICEF Report Finds

A UNICEF Report has found that children under the age of five are 20 times more likely to die from diseases related to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene, than from direct violence as a result of war. Released to coincide with World Water Day, the report emphasises the importance of […]


Detained Refugees Allegedly Tortured In Libyan Detention Centre

Last week, refugees and migrants, including minors, were reported to have been tortured in Libya for escaping and protesting the inhumane conditions of their detainment under Libya’s Department of Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM). Most detained Libyan refugees and migrants were returned to Libya by the E.U. funded Libyan coastguard after […]