A source close to the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) said that the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) set next Tuesday, May 16, as the date for the military and security meeting in Sabha, adding that the meeting will be attended by military and security parties in addition to …
The armed militias bringing terror and turmoil to Libya’s desert south
Summer had arrived, and with it the merciless heat of the desert. In Fezzan, the largely desert region of southwestern Libya, it was time for shepherds who had grazed their sheep in the wild through the spring to move their herds on.
UN Envoy urges economic empowerment for Libyan south
UN Envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Sunday that people in southern Libya should be “empowered economically and socially to enjoy their citizenship fully.”
Libya’s parliament declares Bent Bayya as disaster area
Bent Bayya, a town in southern Libya, was declared a disaster area by the country’s parliament today, two weeks after a deadly fuel tanker explosion in the town.
Man killed by Haftar’s militias during protest in Sabha
A man has lost his life in Sabha after armed militiamen loyal to Khalifa Haftar opened fire on a protest in the city, a local source confirmed on Monday.
Bashagha government appoints new director of security in Sebha
The government of Fathi Bashagha, appointed by the House of Representatives, has named Osama Owaidan as the new security director for the southern city of Sebha, the government announced on its official Facebook page.
LNA forces repel armed group attack in the south
The Libyan National Army (LNA) repelled an attack by an armed group, which tried to enter Sabha via Ghadduwah area last night.
Libya’s rival cabinet holds first meeting away from capital
One of Libya’s rival administrations convened for the first time on Thursday in the southern province of Sabha, vowing to end deepening political divisions.
Libya’s Bashagha to hold cabinet meeting in Sebha
Libya’s parliament-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bashagha, will hold a first meeting of his cabinet in the southern city of Sebha on Thursday, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
Fierce fighting erupts in southern Libya between Haftar and pro-government forces
Fierce clashes erupted in the southwestern Libyan city of Sabha in the early hours of Tuesday between forces affiliated to warlord Khalifa Haftar and the national unity government.