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.
Kobler and Supreme Judiciary Council condemn closure of Tripoli court complex by Criminal Investigation Department
Both the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) and UN special envoy Martin Kobler have condemned the closure of the main Tripoli court complex. According to the former, it was forcibly closed and its staff prevented from entering the premises closed by the Department of Criminal Investigation in Tripoli.
In a security breakdown which has reportedly angered medical staff, two separate bombs exploded today inside Benghazi Medical Centre.
There still appears to be no solid information on the disappearance earlier in the week of the Thinni government’s cabinet secretary Al Amin Huwail. It is thought that he has been kidnapped but it is even unclear precisely when this might have happened.
A car bomb outside Jalaa Hospital has today killed at least four people and injured 26 including eight children who were leaving a nearby primary school when the explosion occurred.