The European Union needs to reach a deal with Libya to curb the flow of migrants trying to sail on smugglers’ boats to Italy, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday.
Libya’s Tobruk airport on Wednesday refused to allow a plane carrying UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler to land, according to both Kobler himself and local Libyan sources.
The Libyan National Army has denied that armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has signed any arms deal with the Russians.
After a lull of several months, aircraft belonging to the Libyan National Army (LNA) once again attacked Derna this evening. Several sites belonging to the powerful local Abu Sleem brigade are said to have been hit, mainly weapons depots. Casualties are unknown although the LNA claims to have killed two …
Rival factions wrestling for control in a divided Libya are plunging the country into further chaos, as a UN-brokered government struggles to bring stability to its people.
A deal between the commander of Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar, who leads the forces of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR), signed a deal with the Russian government that would see $2 billion dollars worth arms coming to his self-proclaimed army, an HoR members, Ismaeil Al-Ghoul, revealed to the …
Russia are set to imminently sign a military cooperation deal with Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar according to reports from Radio France International this week.
At least 100 migrants are feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. The Italian coastguard, which is conducting a search, said eight bodies had been recovered from the water, and four people had been rescued, wrote Metro news.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been sharply criticised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for not launching new investigations into war crimes in Libya.
In Libya’s ever-shifting sands, where conspiracy and disinformation overlay a reality shaped by fluid political alliances, erratic military maneuvers and a crumbling economy, it can be challenging to paint an accurate and reliable picture of what is happening on the ground, let alone to predict how current events might shape the …