Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned an attack on its embassy in the Sudanese capital Khartoum yesterday, after the buildings were ransacked and looted.
Libyan Defense Minister reshuffles Supreme Military Court
The new Head and members of the Supreme Military Court were sworn in before the Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, who is the Minister of Defense.
Juwail: Use of drones in Zawiya could complicate political situation, open door to arms race
The commander of the Libyan western military region, Major General Osama Al-Juwaili, commented on the drone strikes on sites that the Government of National Unity said belonged to human traffickers and fuel smugglers.
IOM: 726 migrants intercepted, returned to Libya over past week
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Monday that 726 migrants, including women and children, were rescued and returned to Libya during the past week.
Libya’s Tripoli govt vows to keep targeting smugglers
Libya’s Tripoli-based government vowed Tuesday to keep fighting smuggling networks and people traffickers after a series of drone strikes sparked claims of political score-settling.
Libyan Interior Minister says working with Dbeibah on restructuring security apparatuses
The Libyan Minister of Interior Emad Al-Trabelsi, announced the end of the clashes that took place between government-affiliated apparatuses in Tripoli Sunday night, thanking the security forces for their role in the ceasefire, and adding according to footage posted on the media platform of government Hokoometna, that his ministry was …
Libya court sentences 23 to death for ISIL campaign
A Libyan court has sentenced 23 people to death and another 14 to life in prison for their role in a deadly ISIL (ISIS) campaign that included beheading a group of Egyptian Christians and seizing the city of Sirte in 2015.
How the man who wants to be president of Libya committed political suicide
Libya’s Tobruk-based Parliament voted on 16 May to dismiss Fathi Bashagha, as prime minister of parallel government in the east of the country and replaced him with his Finance Minister, Osama Hamada. Only 70 parliamentarians out of 200-strong legislature voted to strip him of his duties.
Libya Can Move Past Its Current Political Deadlock, But It Will Take Work to Maintain Any ‘Deal’
Since 2012, multiple failed political transitions have taken their toll on the Libyan people. The continued and increasingly complex internal divisions and external vectors affecting Libya threaten to send it into another spiral of crisis and violence. Local and national leaders working in good faith to stabilize the country have …
Libya loses US$ 5 bn annually due to illegal Tuna fishing within its territorial waters
The Tuna fishing season in Libya is a neglected economic resource that is costing Libya around US$ 5 billion annually in potential lost revenues due to illegal fishing within its territorial waters.