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Italy sends humanitarian aids to Libya’s Sabratha

Italy sent 11 tonnes of humanitarian aid to a clinic in the Libyan town of Sabratha, 80 km west of Tripoli on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said, according to ANSA. He said this was "further proof of the Italian…

Italy supports Libya’s ban on NGOs in its waters

Italy has endorsed Libya’s decision to chase NGOs out of coastal waters in what one charity called “an unacceptable assault on people’s lives and dignity”. Angelino Alfano, Italy’s foreign minister, told La Stampa, an Italian…

Libyan Coast Guard rescues 155 migrants off Tripoli shores

Libyan coastguards rescued Monday 155 people, including 18 women and 10 children, near the capital city of Tripoli. The migrants came from several countries, including Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan as well as sub-Saharan Africa and…

Libya requests arming coastguards from Italy, officials say

Libya on Thursday asked Italy to arm the patrol boats it uses in the fight against illegal immigration across the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, the Local It reported. Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti this week…

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