article 25 June 2015 World, Greece
Syrian refugees arrive in Greece (Reuters)
Migrant crisis sets nation against nation within EU

With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.

post 15 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog 'Marlboro Man' Belmokhtar killed - but the jihadi threat is growing

The killing near Benghazi of Mokhtar Belmokhtar, al-Qaeda's top man in north Africa, is unlikely to quell the rising jihadi movement in Libya and the surrounding region.

article 07 June 2015 World, Ireland
British warship helps rescue 500 more migrants near Italy

HMS Bulwark carries out another rescue mission in the Mediterranean, rescuing at least 500 migrants found in the sea off Libya.

post 05 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Risks and lies on the road to Europe

The African migrants I met in the Misrata detention centre have a lot in common with journalists and politicians - just look at their attitude to risk and their relationship with the truth.

post 04 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Do you blame the migrant men in Misrata?

In the hierachy of sympathy, young African men come right at the bottom. Migrant children or women might be victims, but men? They can look after themselves.

post 03 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Could Libya's 4 x 4 daredevils drive out the Islamic State?

They perform dangerous turns in 4x4s on the sand dunes of Misrata. But what chance Libya's young men will turn their testosterone to fight a new enemy, more dangerous than Gadaffi?

post 31 May 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Libya divided as IS suicide bomber claims another attack near Misrata

The Dafniya checkpoint marks the entrance to Misrata from the Libyan capital, Tripoli. It's the key point for ensuring the city's safety. An attack here makes everyone feel vulnerable.

article 15 April 2015 World, Italy
Mediterranean migrant deaths: where British parties stand

Ukip says rescuing migrants off Europe "may actually be making matters worse", while the Tories want to "dissuade migrants from making these perilous and illegal journeys in the first place".

article 20 March 2015 World, Libya
US fears Islamic State is making serious inroads in Libya

The US is increasingly concerned about the growing presence and influence of the Syria-based Islamic State movement in Libya, according to US officials and a state department report.

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