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Flow of Migrants to Italy Slows, but Nobody Knows Why
The main route to Europe is experiencing one of its longest lulls since the start of the migration crisis in 2014, though experts said it was unlikely to last.
Doctors Without Borders Suspends Migrant Rescue Patrols Off Libyan Coast
The aid group said threats from Libyan Coast Guard vessels posed a risk to the crew of its rescue ship.
Italy’s ‘Lord of the Spies’ Takes On a Migration Crisis
Marco Minniti, the interior minister, is drawing on his years of government experience to help solve a challenge for his country.
Italy Plans Naval Mission Off Libya to Stop Migrant Boats
After receiving a request from Libya to operate in its waters, Italy hopes to have a freer hand in stemming a rising tide of migrants.
A Libyan Commander Says His Forces Have Taken Benghazi
Gen. Khalifa Hifter said his militia forces had defeated the Islamist fighters they had been battling in the eastern city of Benghazi for the past three years.
As Migration Surges, Italy Weighs Barring Some Rescue Boats
The number of migrants who risk crossing the Mediterranean often rises in warmer months, but more than 20,000 reached Italy in the last week alone.
‘This Was the Second Time the Subject of a Story Died in Front of Me.’
Jaime Yaya Barry describes his visits with a family in Senegal who had suffered terrible loss.
Why Migrants Keep Risking All on the ‘Deadliest Route’
The grim fates of two Senegalese brothers match those of a growing number of young African men who are determined to reach Europe — or die trying.
Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans
Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide.
How to Save Libya From Itself? Protect Its Oil From Its Politics
Absolute dependence on oil and gas has turned political infighting into a winner-take-all contest.
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