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Fourth Qaddafi-era arrest warrant issued by ICC; more expected

After a six-year gap, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for a member of the former Qafddafi regime. It has announced the unsealing of the warrant for Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled, the head of the regime’s internal security, for crimes committed during the 2011 revolution.

Six years, six envoys: Can the next UN special representative to Libya make any difference?

The UN has been around for more than 70 years since its inception immediately after the Second World War, with the role of resolving conflicts and global peacekeeping. However, it has not maintained a positive track record over the decades, with some conflicts such as the Palestinian–Israeli one, dating back …

Trump on Libya: What Now?

The situation in Libya seems to be simultaneously stalemated and wavering on the brink of collapse. The Presidential Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA), which emerged from the UN-led Libyan Political Agreement at the end of 2015, has made little progress in solidifying its authority in the country. The …

Martin Kobler calls for an impartial Investigation into the tragic killings in Tarhouna

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler condemns the killing of 14 members of one family in Tarhouna, and calls for a prompt, impartial and full investigation into their deaths with a view to bringing those responsible …

EU Warns against Jeopardizing Libya’s Political Process

Leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa Haftar has once again rejected calls made by Libyan Prime Minister of Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj to end military operations to liberate the South of armed militias, instead assigning a commander for the southern military area.