Posts Tagged ‘Libyan Express + Agencies’

Italy defends Libya against UN accuse of “inhuman” migrant deal

  • 16 November 2017 - 14:07
Italy defends Libya against UN accuse of “inhuman” migrant deal

Italy has defended its policy on blocking migrants in Libya, saying the deal, denounced as "inhumane" by the UN, was essential to stop boat departures towards Europe. "The alternative cannot be to resign ourselves to the impossibility of managing migratory flows and hand human traffickers the...

Tunisian President confirms US use of Tunisia to fly drones over Libya

  • 23 November 2016 - 22:49
Tunisian President confirms US use of Tunisia to fly drones over Libya

The Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, confirmed that the US had been for some time flying surveillance drones along border with war-torn Libya. In a TV interview late on Tuesday, Essebsi said the US had flown drones for reconaissance operations on the Tunisian-Libyan border. “This is...