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.
Tunisia Receives 4 Women and 5 Children of ISIS Fighters from Libya
Tunisia has received four women and five children from the Libyan authorities on Friday. They are the wives and children of ISIS fighters who were fighting in Libya. Mustafa Al-Kabir, the head of the Tunisian Observatory for Human Rights, confirmed the news and said that the handover took place at …
Protests against the “Madkhalis” and demands for action to curb their influence
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Government of National Unity’s HQ in Tripoli on Tuesday to demand the prime minister dismiss the head of the General Authority for Endowments and Islamic Affairs, Mohammad al-Abani.
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.
SRSG Bathily visits Chad, Sudan and Niger to renew their shared commitment for the withdrawal of foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya
Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) in Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, today concluded his first official visit to Libya’s southern neighbours, Sudan, Chad and Niger. During the visit he discussed restoring peace and stability in Libya, including through the withdrawal of foreign fighters, foreign forces and mercenaries from the country …
Libyan chiefs of staff to work on integrating armed groups’ members into military institution
A senior military source revealed that the Chief of Staff of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Lieutenant General Abdul Razeq Al Nadhouri, and the Chief of Staff of the outgoing Government of National Unity (GNU), Lieutenant General Muhammad Al Haddad, will work to integrate militants into the military or civil …
Internal Security continues its campaign to seize unlicensed weapons in Benghazi
The Libyan Internal Security Agency confirmed the continuation of its campaign to detect and seize unlicensed weapons, which it started a few days ago in Benghazi.
Security forces in Benghazi launch campaign to seize unlicensed weapons
Security forces in the eastern city of Benghazi have launched a widespread campaign to confiscate unlicensed weapons, according to a statement by Libya’s Internal Security Agency on Sunday.
Ministry of Interior: Two security personnel wounded in an armed attack
Ministry of Interior of the Government of National Unity has announced that two members of the Law Enforcement Department of the General Directorate of Security Operations were wounded in an armed attack.
Libya: Bathily calls on neighbouring countries to help withdraw foreign fighters
Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Abdoulaye Bathily on Friday called on neighbouring countries to raise their support for the mission and the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) to implement the plan to withdraw foreign fighters.