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 Migrants disembark a boat after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, in Guarabouli, east Tripoli, Libya, on July 8th. Photograph: EPA/Stringer

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has expressed concern about Ireland’s participation in the EU’s military operation to neutralise migrant routes in the (...)

Members of Libyan National Army gather after the liberation of Islamist militants’ last stronghold in Benghazi, Libya, last week. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local report(...)

The LÉ Eithne rescued 703 migrants from five inflatable boats about 83km off the North West coast of Tripoli on Friday. Photograph: Defence Forces

A baby girl was born on board the Irish navy vessel LÉ Eithne on Friday after a rescue operation off the coast of Tripoli. The ship rescued 703 migra(...)

By Friday afternoon the LÉ Eithne had 431 migrants on board and was proceeding to further rescue sites

The Irish naval ship LÉ Eithne rescued hundreds of refugees from boats in the Mediterranean on Friday as part of ongoing humanitarian efforts in the r(...)

Saif al-Islam Gadafy, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gadafy, attends a hearing behind bars in a courtroom in Zintan in 2014. Photograph: Reuters

Saif al-Islam Gadafy has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he was being held following the 2011 revolt against his late father, form(...)

A vigil to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, at the nearby St Ann’s Square in Manchester on Wednesday. Photograph: New York Times

Five adults and five children remain in critical condition following the bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday, in which 22 people were killed. P(...)

Police forensic investigator at an address in Elsmore Road, Greater Manchester. Armed police sealed off Elsmore Road and then carried out a controlled explosion at the terraced house where Salman Ramadan Abedi lived. Photgraph: Danny Lawson/PA

The man who murdered 22 people and injured 59 others has been named as Salman Ramadan Abedi. He was born in Britain and is of Libyan descent. Police(...)

Leader of the Libyan National Army General Khalifa Haftar. A spokesman for the LNA said 103 of those killed in the attack at the air base were LNA troops. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

A spokesman for east Libyan armed forces said on Friday that as many as 141 people had been killed a day earlier in an attack on a southern air base. (...)

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson: G7 summit affords members first chance to grill him on whether Washington is committed to overthrowing Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations meet on Monday for an annual gathering, with Europe and Japan seeking clarity f(...)

Volunteers of the Red Crescent recover bodies washed ashore at the coast near Al Zawiya, Libya in February. Photograph: Libyan Red Crescent/EPA

Almost 1,300 migrants arrived in Sicily on rescue ships over the weekend after crossing the Mediterranean, while a 16-year-old boy died on one of the (...)

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