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Libyan Coast Guard rescues 98 migrants off the coast of Libya

The Libyan Navy spokesperson, Ayoub Qassem said on Sunday, a Coast Guard patrol rescued 98 illegal immigrants on Saturday. “The migrants were on a rubber boat that stopped 14 miles north of Abu Kammash,” said Qassem, adding that Arab nationalities were among the immigrants.   On Saturday, the Libyan coast …

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Italy receives first group of migrants deported from Libya

Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minetti, and the Italian Archbishop received a number of African refugees deported from Libya. The migrants received were a part of those “entitled to international protection”. The group consisted of 160 refugees from the “most vulnerable” group- being women, children, and the elderly. The migrants were …

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Mali repatriates 172 migrants from Libya

The Mali Government in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM)  announced on Friday, of the return of 172 illegal migrants that were stranded in Libya. An additional source told Sputnik news agency  that another flight would be organized next Monday to repatriate about another 130 other migrants who …

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