The Coast Guard, on Wednesday, rescued 315 illegal immigrants in two separate operations near the beaches of the city of Al-Zawia, west of Tripoli, and Al-Khums, east of it. In a statement to ArraedLg, a spokesman for the Libyan Coast Guard Ayoub Qasim said that immigrants from different African and …Read More »
On Saturday, the Libyan Coast Guards rescued 154 illegal immigrants off the coast of Castelverde, the immigrants were of African nationalities On their Facebook page, the Coast Guards reported that the patrol boat of Sabratha, in cooperation with the boat Ra’as Jidir managed to rescue 39 women and 27 children …Read More »
Libyan Navy spokesman, Ayoub Kassem: Organizations that rescue illegal immigrants see them as cattle.
Libyan Navy Spokesman Ayoub Kassem issued a number of statements in regards to the matter of rescuing migrants from the coasts. Kassem issued that, “We tell Europe, that if it wants to save the migrants, reach out to Libya first and help the Libyan Coast Guard”, adding that the …Read More »
On Saturday the Libyan coast guard returned a boat carrying more than 150 illegal immigrants back to Libya – who were trying to reach Italy. According to Reuters the guards intercepted the rubber boat carrying the migrants off the coast between Khoms and Castelverde. The engine of the boat had …Read More »
(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj has requested the EU’s support in the training of the Libyan Navy, Coast Guard, and security services, ahead of the European Union foreign ministers meeting to be held on Monday, After receiving Sarraj’s written request on Sunday, Vice President of …Read More »
(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Migrants, who attempted to flee the Libyan coast to head for Europe, are seen after being detained at the coast guard center in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 16, 2016. Italy and Libya were in talks on Tuesday to renew a 2008 accord …Read More »