Refugees and migrants waiting to be rescued in the Mediterranean off  the coast of  Libya. Photograph: Getty Images

A new Amnesty International report has highlighted the “catalogue of cruelty” that refugees and migrants are experiencing in Libya, particularly since(...)

Fighters loyal to the UN-recognised Libyan government of national accord (GNA) celebrate in the Qasr bin Ghashir district south of Tripoli on Thursday. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP via Getty Images

Forces aligned with Libya’s UN-backed government have retaken the town of Tarhouna in western Libya in a final blow to renegade general Khalifa Haftar(...)