The Arab Countries taking part in the ministerial meeting at the Arab Summit in Amman, Jordan called on Monday for more support for the Libyan Government of National Accord, which was formed under the supervision of the UN and the Arab League.
After the fall of Libya’s President Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, several actors – political and military – have been competing with one another for power and hegemony in Libya.
The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, met Wednesday in Tripoli with the Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing, to discuss the ever-developing issue of illegal immigration and human trafficking in Libya.
Tripoli Appeals Court’s administrative division ruled Wednesday to block the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Libya and Italy to fight the growing influx of illegal immigrants and the issue of human trafficking as well as to help Libya secure its southern borders.
European and North African nations will step up military operations to target human traffickers in a bid to stymie migration flows, according to a deal reached on Monday.
Interior ministers mainly from the central Mediterranean region met in Rome on Monday to ramp up efforts to curb migration from Libya amid a sharp rise in the number of people trying to cross to Europe.
A quartet of international groups says it supports efforts by Libya’s unity government to assert control over Tripoli after days of fighting with rival militias.
Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan forces have claimed capture of the final holdout of hardline armed forces in the southwest of Benghazi, ending weeks of resistance by fighters camped in a group of tower blocks.
EU states and the US have urged a Russia-backed Libyan warlord to hand back oil ports, after a US warning that Russia was trying to do in Libya what it did in Syria.
The Naval Chief of Staff of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Ayoub Qasim, demanded the European Union (EU) and the African states to take all needed procedures to stop the illegal migration waves via the Libyan coast.