Another Migrant Tragedy Off Italian Coast

Updated: Mon 25 Aug, 03:39 pm

Italian authorities say the number of migrants crossing from Libya to Europe has increased, with over 100 000 arrivals in 2014. This as 3,500 migrants were rescued and at least 18 bodies found in the … read more »

Libyan Human Rights Activist Assassinated

Updated: Fri 27 Jun, 03:59 am

Salwa Bougaighis, a prominent human rights lawyer, was attacked and killed by five masked men carrying guns and knives when they stormed the compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi. read more »

Egypt Seeks Funds to Expand Suez Canal

Updated: Thu 14 Aug, 09:59 am

The government is looking at alternative sources of funding to expand port and shipping facilities around the Suez Canal in an effort to strengthen the country's position as a major trade hub. read more »