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Saving 315 Illegal Immigrants off the Libyan Shores

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 …

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150 illegal migrants rescued in international waters

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 …

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Italy and Libya Talk Migrant Control

(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 …

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