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Libya’s Al-Sarraj meets Italian Prime Minister in Rome

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Sarraj met Saturday with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome and the two officials discussed the latest developments in Libya.…

Libya sends 30 doctors to Italy to help combat COVID-19

Libya has sent a team of medics, 30 doctors, to Italy to help the European country combat Coronavirus as cases in Italy are on constant rise. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Sayal, received Tuesday a phone call from his Italian…

Italy-Libya MoU to curb illegal immigration flow renewed

A deal to restrict the arrival of migrants and refugees into Italy from Libya was renewed automatically on Saturday. The MoU, signed in February 2017 by Italy and the UN-recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Fayez…

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announces resignation

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced his resignation. Conte's move preempted a confidence vote that had been expected to take place on Tuesday, 12 days after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for such a motion.…

Libya frees detained Italian fishing boat

Libya’s coastguard has released an Italian fishing vessel and its crew, Italy said Wednesday. The Italian government said in a statement that the trawler “Tramontana” was seized Tuesday in the Gulf of Sirte while engaging in fishing…