Returnees count cost of destruction in Libya’s Tawergha

Returning home after seven years in a camp for displaced people, Libyans from the town of Tawergha struggle to eke out a living in their vandalized land and properties. After being chased away by militia from the nearby city of Misrata, the displaced townsfolk were forbidden from returning home, until a reconciliation deal brokered in June by the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).

Roundtable with heads of delegations at Libya conference

Libya’s key political players meet with global leaders in Italy in the latest bid by major powers to kickstart a long-stalled political process and trigger elections. IMAGES

Family photo ahead of talks on Libya in Palermo

Global leaders who are meeting in Italy in a bid to kick-start Libya’s long stalled political process pose for a family photo. Absent from the photo is eastern Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is in Palermo but has said he will not join the talks and instead will meet with leaders in the margins of the main conference. IMAGES of the family photo

Italian PM Conte shakes hands with Libya’s Haftar

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte greets self-proclaimed Libyan National Army Chief of Staff, Khalifa Haftar on the second day of a conference on Libya in Palermo. Libya’s key political players are meeting with global leaders in the latest bid by major powers to kickstart a long-stalled political process and trigger elections. IMAGES of handshake between Conte and Haftar

People march in south of France to support migrant rescue ship

Thousands marched in the southern French city of Marseille on Saturday in support of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius, which is grounded in Marseille harbour, preventing it from trying to rescue migrants in the waters off Libya as they seek to make the perilous journey to Europe. IMAGES

‘Jewel of Roman Empire’ faces Libya dangers

Perched on the edge of Libya’s Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheatre towering above turquoise waters, but the world heritage site is classed as “endangered” by UNESCO, its majestic structures pockmarked by mortar and small arms fire.

‘Jewel of Roman Empire’ faces Libya dangers

Perched on the edge of Libya’s Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheatre towering above turquoise waters, but the world heritage site is classed as “endangered” by UNESCO, its majestic structures pockmarked by mortar and small arms fire.