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Sent to Die in the Mediterranean Click Here to Open in a New Window
The migrant boat that carried more than 70 migrants to their death on Monday was left floating without an engine for days. Smugglers are also taking the unusual risk of sending out boats during rough winter weather.
Qaddafi Son Faces Criminal Trial in The Hague — if He Can Be Found Click Here to Open in a New Window
The location of Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, a son of Libya’s ex-dictator, is unclear despite the United Nations demand that he be turned over to the International Criminal Court for trial.
Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Up on Libyan Coast Click Here to Open in a New Window
The victims were believed to have come from a shipwrecked boat found along the shore, an ominous sign before the high season for crossings to Europe.
Can E.U. Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long Click Here to Open in a New Window
A plan to provide money and training to the Libyans to keep migrants there has come under scrutiny for being potentially unworkable and inhumane.
E.U. Vows to Slow Migration on Sea Route That Claimed Thousands of Lives Click Here to Open in a New Window
A record 4,579 people died along the so-called Central Mediterranean route last year, and the bloc’s leaders said they aimed to “break the business model of smugglers.”
Trump Bars Refugees and Citizens of 7 Muslim Countries Click Here to Open in a New Window
The president also temporarily suspended immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries and gave preference to Christians from abroad.
U.S. Removes Libya From List of Zones With Looser Rules for Drone Strikes Click Here to Open in a New Window
The Obama administration quietly removed a former extremist stronghold from a list of areas where special rules intended to prevent civilian deaths are waived.
U.S. Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya Click Here to Open in a New Window
The attack, carried out by B-2 bombers and armed reaper drones, was a parting shot from President Obama at the Islamic State.
Libyan’s Rendition Case Against Britain Can Proceed, Court Rules Click Here to Open in a New Window
The court’s decision overturned an earlier High Court ruling that said Abdel Hakim Belhaj could not sue the British government or a former foreign secretary.
‘Worst Annual Death Toll Ever’: Mediterranean Claims 5,000 Migrants Click Here to Open in a New Window
The number is one-third higher than in any other year, with 14 people, on average, drowning in the sea every day in 2016, the United Nations said.





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