Armed groups aligned with the two rival authorities, the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) and the Government of National Stability (GNS) based in the east, clashed in Tripoli and its environs after GNS forces attempted to take control of the capital. The fighting resulted in the deaths and injuries …
A Libyan Court, on Monday, suspended an energy exploration deal that the Tripoli government signed last year with Turkiye, a judiciary source said, thus pausing an agreement that angered other Mediterranean powers and inflamed Libya’s own internal crisis, Reuters reports.
The 2021 agreement on holding elections was perceived by many Libyans as the light at the end of the dark tunnel of civil war and a reset to the political stagnation and the legal crisis. More than 2.5 million Libyans registered to vote, only for them to watch on the …
A young Syrian man paralysed by live fire from Bulgarian border guards. Cover-ups of illegal pushbacks by the Greek coast guard. Over 1,300 people missing at sea. All the hallmarks of Europe’s border defences throughout 2022.
High-profile European politicians, including the EU’s former foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Italy’s current and former interior ministers and the current and former prime ministers of Malta, have been named as the subjects of a criminal complaint at the international criminal court alleging they conspired with Libya’s coastguard to illegally …
Clashes between militias backed by Libya’s rival governments have killed at least 32 people and wounded 159 more, according to the country’s health ministry.
Protesters stormed Libya’s parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk, demonstrating against deteriorating living conditions and political deadlock, Libyan media reported.
Two senior Libyan officials began two days of talks on constitutional arrangements for elections, the latest United Nations effort to bridge gaps between the country’s rivals.
Libya faces a serious security threat from foreign fighters and private military companies, especially Russia’s Wagner Group which has violated international law.
The Guardian: UN investigators say Wagner Group fighters did not mark mines’ positions and may have rigged bomb to teddy bear
Russian mercenaries in Libya systematically broke international law by laying mines in civilian areas without any attempt to mark their location or remove the lethal devices, UN investigators have found.