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Migrants rescued off the coast of Khoms, about 120km east of the capital, Tripoli, in February. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Refugees and migrants in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, are appealing for help after at least 5,000 – including torture survivors, pregnant women and ch(...)

Fragrant shakshouka: Scoop it up with warm bread and you could be in Tripoli, Tunis or Tel Aviv.

Few things can transport me back to lazy weekend mornings in Tripoli better than a piping hot bowl of shakshuka. When I lived in the Libyan capital in(...)

Debris from a dinghy, which was supposedly carrying more than 100 migrants, floating in the Mediterranean Sea northeast of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday. Photograph: AP

As many as 130 people are thought to have drowned off the coast of Libya this week, after hours when European and Libyan authorities ignored calls for(...)

Soldiers carry the coffin of the  Chadian president Idriss Déby during his state funeral in N’Djamena on Friday. Photograph:  Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

By the time Chad’s electoral commission had declared President Idriss Déby Itno the winner of his sixth term, the former general was already dead or d(...)

Rescued migrants receive food aid as they disembark  from a Libyan coastguard vessel upon its arrival at the capital Tripoli’s naval base. Photograph:  Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images

At least 293 women and 224 children are among 4,159 people who have been intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea this year by the EU-supported Libyan co(...)

Erik Prince: founder of private military contractor Blackwater USA. Photograph:  AP Photos/Susan Walsh

Erik Prince, the US private security contractor and former head of Blackwater Worldwide, tried to help a renegade general take control of Libya and “a(...)

Feted in Derry on his way to Chicago in 1933: Italian aviator and politician Count Italo Balbo (1896-1940). Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty

At about noon on a fine July day in 1933, an armada of 24 impressive seaplanes splashed down on the waters of Lough Foyle. They were under the command(...)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken: will review sanctions imposed on Iranian-aligned Yemeni rebels after warnings  the measures risked triggering a terrible famine. Photograph: Carlos Barria

The White House has suspended arms sales agreed by Donald Trump to two Gulf allies, the first significant move by President Joe Biden to reset US rela(...)

Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, are assisted by aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms, after being located sailing adrift on an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean sea, about 85 miles north of Libya, on Thursday. Photograph: Joan Mateu/AP Photo

Mahdi spent most of this year pleading for urgent evacuation from Libya so his daughter’s life could be saved. The little girl, Mahjah, was just 17 m(...)

Tahir El Shirif (68), a Libyan national, fears he may never see his Irish children again unless he can at least get an emergency travel document to return from Tripoli

An Irish citizen in failing health says he is stranded in Libya as he has been unable to renew his Irish passport. Tahir El Shirif (68), a Libyan nat(...)

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