The head of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, has ordered all militias in Tripoli to lay down their arms or face attack from his forces.
Gunmen opened fire in the Libyan capital on Friday as hundreds of people demonstrated against the presence of militias in Tripoli, where armed groups are key power brokers, witnesses said.
The foreign minister in the Beida-based interim government, Mohamed Dayri, has attacked the call for made by the president of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, for the EU to set up refugee reception centres in Libya.
Sixty inmates at a police prison in Wadi Al-Shatti managed to escape today after when relatives of one of the prisoners attacked the jail to free him.
Narrow interests drive many of Libya’s armed groups and there must consensus on the future command of a united Libyan army, UN special envoy Martin Kobler has told the Security Council today. Whilst the formation of the Presidential Guard was a positive step, he added, it was merely a transitional …
One of the three House of Representatives (HoR) members for Kufra, Jibril Awhaidah, was kidnapped from his house in Tobruk this evening.
The Special Deterrence Force unveiled on Wednesday the identity of the three terrorists who were behind the car bomb explosion in Tripoli on Saturday.
In what is thought to be a car bomb, a vehicle exploded this evening in Benghazi’s Shara Jamal, not far from the sports city. There are few details about it so far although a number of casualties are reported.
A big number of illegal migrants were transferred to the shelter centers of the Tripoli-based Illegal Immigration Fight Center (IIFC) after being busted in Gargaresh district in the capital, the Special Deterrent Force (SDF) declared on Sunday.
There has been more unrest in Tripoli following the kidnapping and assassination of two policemen from the Tripoli Criminal Investigation Department. There are a number of theories circulating on social media for the possible motive for their assassination, but none have been substantiated.