International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday that 1,088 migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya in the period of 25 – 31 December 2022.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern about the deteriorating water, sanitation, and hygiene situation in Libya, saying that more than four million people, including 1.5 million children, will face imminent water problems if the issue remains unaddressed.
The member of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, has confirmed that border demarcation between countries is not a matter of unilateral action, but rather is regulated by stable rules in international law, and is governed by recognized mechanisms that preserve the rights of all countries.
Sudden armed clashes erupted on Tuesday, in the Al-Matmar area in the city of Al-Ajailat, 80 km west of the capital, Tripoli, which led to the suspension of studies in the area.
Libya’s House of Representatives has rejected a proposal by the country’s Presidential Council to meditate talks between the House and the High Council of State (HCS) in a summit held in the northwestern city of Ghadames.
The Presidential Council (PC) on Monday urged the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) to assume their national responsibilities, saying the planned meeting between the two sides in Ghadames aims to unite efforts to achieve Parliamentary and presidential elections as soon as possible.
A body removal crew was dispatched on Monday to the public landfill in Tarhuna after receiving reports that eight unidentified bodies were buried at the site.
The son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has called for opening the way for everyone to run in the country’s presidential elections.
The spokesman for the House of Representatives (HoR) Abdullah Blehiq said the session on Monday could concluded that no Libyan citizen shall be extradited by any government body to foreign states in the future.
The Libyan High Council of State (HCS) voted on Monday in favor of resuming dialogue with the House of Representatives (HoR), after the suspension of communication between the two chambers for more than three weeks.