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  • newRed prawn war fuels anti-EU feeling among Italian fishing crews
    Under a deal to curb migration, Italy is helping to train and equip an enemy in a long-running disputeIn Antico Borgo Marinaro, an elegant restaurant in Mazara del Vallo, on the west coast of Sicily, a dish of uncooked red prawns with melon, chili pe…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:00am -
  • Migrants from Libya not driven by hope of being rescued at sea – study
    No link found between number of Mediterranean crossings and level of NGO rescue ship activityNo valid statistical link exists between the likelihood that migrants will be rescued at sea and the number of attempted Mediterranean crossings, a study has…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 19, 12:48pm -
  • US accuses Russia of exploiting conflict in Libya
    US urges Khalifa Haftar to end offensive on Tripoli amid concerns about unofficial Russian influenceFears that Russian mercenaries, unofficially backed by Moscow, are tipping the scales in Libya in favour of the military leader Khalifa Haftar appears…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:55am -
  • Foreign jets used in Libyan refugee centre airstrike, says UN
    ‘Highly probable’ that nation backing Khalifa Haftar operated jets used, says reportForeign fighter jets are suspected by United Nations arms experts of launching precision missiles that killed at least 53 refugees housed in a Libyan refugee dete…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 4:36pm -
  • Torture, rape and murder: inside Tripoli’s refugee detention camps
    Europe poured in aid to help migrants in Libya – but for thousands, life is still hellish and many prefer to risk staying on the streetsMen press anxious faces against the chicken-wire fence of Triq-al-Sikka migrant detention camp in downtown Tripo…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Nov 19, 3:14am -
  • Malta halts shipment of cash destined for Libyan rebel chief
    Huge cache thought to have come from Russia in order to bankroll general’s war effortThe Maltese government has seized a massive shipment of unofficial Libyan banknotes believed to have been destined for Khalifa Haftar, the military commander leadi…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 10:19am -
  • Italy to renew anti-migration deal with Libya
    Foreign minister says deal has reduced number of arrivals and deaths at seaItaly is to renew its deal with the UN-backed government in Libya under which the Libyan coastguard stops migrant boats at sea and sends their passengers back to the north Afr…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 9:49am -
  • Facebook removes Africa accounts linked to Russian troll factory
    Fake networks in eight nations are connected to man allegedly behind disinformation empireFacebook has taken down accounts linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin – the businessman allegedly behind Russia’s notorious troll factory – which were actively see…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 2:13pm -
  • Libya ordered arrest of alleged trafficker who attended Italy migration talks
    Government says it issued arrest warrant for Abd al-Rahman Milad, suspected of drowning dozens of peopleThe UN-backed government in Libya has said it ordered the arrest of a man described as one of the world’s most notorious human traffickers who w…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Oct 19, 12:28pm -
  • The spectre of Syria silenced Arab protest. But now it’s finding its voice | Nesrine Malik
    Dissent in the face of rampant corruption is no longer being dampened by pointing to the failures of the Arab springThere is a bogeyman that haunts the Arab world. Its spectre looms large and sinister over Arab politics. Its arrival is threatened, li…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Oct 19, 1:00am -
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