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Libya PM's convoy comes under gunfire, no casualties: Unity govt

The convoy of Libya`s contested unity government chief, Fayez al-Sarraj, came under gunfire in Tripoli on Monday, without causing any casualties, his administration said.

13 Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed: Army

Egypt's army today announced the release of 13 Egyptians kidnapped in eastern Libya, which has been plagued by chaos and security problems since 2011.

UN chief says Fayyad "right man" to be Libya envoy despite US objection

Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad was the "right person" to be the world body`s envoy to Libya after the United States raised objections to the choice.

U.S. expresses objection to Palestinian as U.N. envoy to Libya

The United States has objected to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the body's new representative to Libya. 

US expresses objection to Palestinian as UN envoy to Libya

The United States objected on Friday to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres` choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the body`s new representative to Libya.

Donald Trump weighs revised travel ban, Supreme Court test still possible

Donald Trump weighs revised travel ban, Supreme Court test still possible

US President Donald Trump announced the possibility of a "brand new order" that could be issued as soon as Monday or Tuesday.

In blow to Donald Trump, US judges reject travel ban

In blow to Donald Trump, US judges reject travel ban

US President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate a temporary travel ban he had ordered on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

It is unusual for a sitting president to attack a member of the judiciary, which the US Constitution designates as a check on the power of the executive branch and Congress.
 

United States federal judge blocks Donald Trump travel ban nationwide

United States federal judge blocks Donald Trump travel ban nationwide

The temporary restraining order issued by US District Judge James Robart.

EU leaders slam Trump, ink Libya migrant deal

EU leaders slam Trump, ink Libya migrant deal

French President Francois Hollande lashed out at Trump, who has predicted that other countries will follow Britain out of the EU and branded the transatlantic NATO military alliance obsolete.

European Union poised to close off migration from Libya

European Union is capable of stemming illegal migration from Libya across the central Mediterranean and will unveil new measures to stop it at an upcoming summit on Malta, the bloc's chief Donald Tusk said Thursday.

Post ban, Syrian envoy dubs U.S. as ''sponsor of terrorism''

Donald Trump's executive order last week put a 120-day halt on the U.S. refugee program.

Migrants in Libya face `catastrophic` rights situation: Germany

Germany on Monday criticised the "catastrophic" human rights situation for migrants held captive by traffickers in Libya, ahead of an EU summit set to discuss migrant flows through North Africa.

Pakistan could be included in White House ban list

Pakistan could be included in White House ban list

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus has suggested that countries like Pakistan could also be added to the banned list of seven Muslim countries as far as migration is concerned.

Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' could hurt global fight against terrorism: Indonesia

Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' could hurt global fight against terrorism: Indonesia

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, says President Donald Trump's ban on citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the US could hurt the global fight against terrorism.

Donald Trump agrees to refugee intake from Australia: PM Malcolm Turnbull

The Australian PM declined to provide further details on the deal, saying it was for US authorities vetting people on the islands.

Thousands gather around Washington to protest Donald Trump travel ban

Similar protests were taking place outside the White House and across the United States.

Merkel says Trump immigration ban 'not justified'

Merkel says Trump immigration ban 'not justified'

Merkel had reminded the US billionaire of his human rights responsibilities.

Donald Trump to speak with Saudi King, UAE and S Korea President

Trump bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US and suspends the admission of all refugees for 120 days.

Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, saying now was "not the time to build walls between nations".