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Tunisia Rescues 166 Migrants As 16 Die At Sea

Tunisia has rescued 166 migrants stranded at sea for nearly a week, recovering the bodies of 16 others who died attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Europe security officials said. The Tunisian defence ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri disclosed that the migrants, who included 65 Moroccans, 62 Bangladeshis and 15 Egyptians, aged between 15 and 48, […]

Libya Records First Covid-19 Case

The UN-backed Libyan Government on Wednesday announced its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The case is a 73-year-old man, who crossed into Libya from neighbouring Tunisia on March 5. The Libyan patient had recently travelled to Saudi Arabia, according to the National Centre for Disease Control, and is receiving medical treatment for […]

Libya Warlords Meet In Moscow To Sign Ceasefire Deal

The heads of Libya’s warring sides met in Moscow to sign a ceasefire deal ending nine months of heavy fighting. The meeting follows a diplomatic push by Turkey and Russia, which is keen to bolster its status as a powerbroker in the Middle East and step into a diplomatic void left by what observers see […]