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Security crackdown ends Sabratha’s reign as people smuggling hub

Departures of migrant-laden boats to Italy from Sabratha, formerly Libya's biggest people-smuggling hub, slowed to a trickle thanks to a security crackdown...

Migrants and refugees live under deplorable conditions in Libya – UN

Following weeks of conflict in western Libya United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of...

UN helping migrants stranded in Libya smuggling hub

The UN migration agency is attempting to provide assistance to large numbers of migrants held in the smuggling hub of Sabratha as...

Armed faction takes over Mellitah terminal in Libya

An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said it had taken over protection of...

Civilians killed and wounded in Libya migrant smuggling hub

At least five civilians were killed and 12 others wounded in fighting in the Libyan migrant smuggling hub of Sabratha, the United...

Libyan forces battle Islamic State in Sabratha, three killed

Libyan forces battled to clear Islamic State insurgents from the western city of Sabratha on Thursday, in fighting that killed at least...