From the fall of old, authoritarian leaders to the repression of revolts, here are some key dates and events that make up what is known as the Arab Spring
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said repeatedly that Libya is not a safe port for the disembarkation of immigrants due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.
The country has been in turmoil since 2011 when the country's long time leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in a NATO-backed uprising.
"The Unicef humanitarian response remains under-funded. The current funding gap stands at $ 14.8 million until the end of 2019 with major funding gaps in all life-saving health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and child protection activities,"
The high-drama of the Libyan plane hijack has ended peacefully at Malta International Airport as the hijackers surrendered, searched and taken in custody on Friday. All the 118 persons aboard have been safely rescued.