Libya

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UK and France to blame for chaos in Libya, says presidential hopeful
Former Libyan interior minister Fathi Bashagha claims UK failing in moral responsibility after Europe-led regime change

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

01, Jun, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Battle station: the celebrity podcast that explains modern warfare
Carey Mulligan on Syria, playwright James Graham on the Troubles … the Imperial War Museums’ new podcast brings celebrities and experts together to understand recent armed struggles

Antonia Cundy

25, May, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Children’s bodies wash up on Libyan beach after migrant boats sink
Charities post photographs of dead babies and toddlers said to have left Libya in dinghies in recent days

Lorenzo Tondo

25, May, 2021 @12:21 PM

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British Museum helps return 2,000-year-old looted statue to Libya
Sculpture of Greek goddess suspected to have been illegally excavated during 2011 civil war

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, May, 2021 @12:10 PM

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Libya’s first female foreign minister pressed to quit
Najla El-Mangoush subjected to personal abuse after demanding withdrawal of Turkish troops and mercenaries

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

09, May, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Libyan coastguard boat that shot Italian fisher was provided by Rome
Italian government supplied vessel to help Tripoli control flow of migrants in Mediterranean

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

07, May, 2021 @12:17 PM

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Revealed: 2,000 refugee deaths linked to illegal EU pushbacks
A Guardian analysis finds EU countries used brutal tactics to stop nearly 40,000 asylum seekers crossing borders

Lorenzo Tondo

05, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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More than 100 lone children rescued trying to cross Mediterranean
Unicef warns many child refugees and migrants picked up off the coast of Libya will be sent to ‘appalling’ detention centres

Hannah Summers and Emmanuelle Chaze

30, Apr, 2021 @3:12 PM

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‘Cruel’ trafficker accused of torturing refugees found guilty in Ethiopia
Tewelde Goitom reportedly ran a brutal and lucrative trade extorting migrants desperate to reach Europe from Libya

By Kaleab Girma and Sally Hayden in Ethiopia

30, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘War weary’ Libya reflects 10 years on from Gaddafi and Arab spring
Overshadowed by Syria, the lessons of Libya from the past decade have barely been cross examined

Peter Beaumont

26, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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A mayday call, a dash across the Mediterranean … and 130 souls lost at sea
Last week, a dinghy full of migrants sank near Libya. Those who were part of the rescue mission tell of a needless tragedy

Emmanuelle Chaze on the Ocean Viking

25, Apr, 2021 @5:45 AM

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More than 100 asylum seekers feared dead after shipwreck off Libya
Dozens of bodies have been spotted near a capsized vessel which had about 130 people on board

Lorenzo Tondo and agencies

22, Apr, 2021 @10:49 PM

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