Europe faces renewed pressure as 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

The sinking of a smuggler’s boat carrying some 700 people from Libya to Sicily this weekend may result in the worst-ever death toll from an attempted migrant crossing, and is raising the pressure on European... Read more »

Egypt and Libyan forces launch airstrikes against ISIS

Egypt’s Air Force has hit Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) positions in Derna, Libya, just hours after the extremist group released a grisly video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians... Read more »

Last Foreign Airline suspends flights to Libya

Libya cut off from world by air as last foreign airline suspends flights The last foreign airline operating in country has suspended all flights to and from the country, cutting off the... Read more »