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Libya Coastguard rescues Nigerians and other migrants

Libya stops Nigerians, other migrants from crossing to Europe

Libyan coastguard has intercepted 156 migrants, including Nigerians, in two separate incidents as they tried to reach Europe by sea, the Navy said.

MSF: Overcrowded migrant centre in Libya is ‘inhumane’

International humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, says it is concerned about the fate of hundreds of migrants and refugees, including women and children being held in a dangerously overcrowded detention centre in Libya.

50 Nigerian migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard

No fewer than 50 Nigerian migrants were among the hundreds of migrants rescued on Saturday in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard and an international charity, Doctors Without Borders.

Libyan navy doubts reports of 90 migrants drowning off western coast

Libyan Navy questioned the validity of reports about a capsizing boat carrying 90 illegal immigrants off the coast of the city of Zuwara, some 120 km west of Tripoli, navy spokesman said on Friday.

UN-backed Libyan govt launches anti-smuggling military operation

The UN-backed government on Friday launched a military operation to combat smuggling in western Libya.

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