The commander of eastern forces, Khalifa Haftar, and the Prime Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on July 25, al-Hayat newspaper reported, according to Reuters.
The spokesman of the Sudanese Army, Ahmed Al-Shami, has revealed that the involvement of Darfur rebels in the Libyan conflict is not something new, adding that the rebels themselves don’t deny this fact.
The so-called “Libyan National Army,” the main military force in eastern Libya under the rule of Operation Dignity commander, Khalifa Haftar, on Thursday denied accusations that its troops were involved in torture and killing of prisoners after the United Nations urged the “LNA” to investigate, Reuters reported.
The head of Sabratha’s central security department has been assassinated by unidentified gunmen in front of the local civil registry office.
Nearly 11,000 migrants arrived on Italian shores in just the last five days of June, following nearly 80,000 in the first half of 2017. Over 2,000 have perished at sea since the start of this year. The vast majority came from sub-Saharan Africa and embarked from the Libyan coast. The European Union (EU) …
China is ready to undertake joint actions with the regional partners to find ways for political settlement of the crisis in Libya, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.
EU foreign ministers are seeking a joint global strategy on refugees and migration as thousands continue to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
Since the fall of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, Libya has suffered from years of ineffective and dysfunctional rule. A series of weak governments passed through Tripoli in the aftermath of the revolution as powerful militias vied for control on the ground. The country further splintered in 2014, when a …
The United Nations on Tuesday called for the Libyan National Army (LNA) to investigate the summary executions of prisoners, expressing concern at the fate of those still in their custody.
Three years into the latest chapter of political and military division that has plagued Libya, Egypt has reached out to another player in the conflict, looking to take advantage of recent fragmentation to build out new political blocs to support its ally Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army (LNA).