A majority of Libyan MPs voted Wednesday to call for foreign intervention to protect civilians amid chaos in the North African country as rival militias engage in fierce clashes, a deputy said.
CAIRO, Egypt — It’s easy to spot Egyptians returning from Libya at the Cairo airport. They come through the doors of the arrival hall almost at a run, one carrying a plastic bag, another a small backpack, eyes down, not scanning the crowd for a familiar face. Most are from Upper Egypt …
Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States
The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing fighting and violence in and around Tripoli, Benghazi, and across Libya. We are in particular deeply concerned by the increasing toll the violence is taking on Libya’s civilian population and institutions, as well …
As clashes continue and Benghazi and Tripoli, foreigners are continuing to leave Libya.
Libya’s parliament on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment for the direct election of an interim president, a member of parliament said.
A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster The security situation in Libya has been highly volatile since May and, combined with the political instability related to the transition in the country, is now deteriorating. The increase of the security incidents has caused hundreds to be killed and wounded across a …
For the past month, Libya has been in the grip of some of the worst violence since the 17 February 2011 revolution which led to the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. There have been many civilian casualties and those working in the media have not been spared.
As food supplies run low in Tripoli, Libya’s Chief of Staff announces he has “no control” over government-funded rebel groups
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced that UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Libya, Tarek Mitri, will be replaced at the end of the month.
NGOs exit as violence intensifies, leaving Libya straining under weight of supporting migrants and internally displaced people