A new study has shed light on the predatory, exploitative practices involved in the recruitment of Syrian mercenaries by foreign powers, including Turkey, Russia and Azerbaijan.
A video shared on social media showed a group of mercenaries promising to kill and displace families in the town of Murzuq, claiming that they will stay in the area and will not leave anytime soon.
The UN special envoy for Libya warned the Security Council that progress on the key issue of withdrawing mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libya has stalled and their continued presence is a threat not only to Libya but to the North African region.
The International Criminal Court on Monday warned mercenaries and foreign troops in war-torn Libya that they could face prosecution, demanding an end to the use of detention centers to commit a variety of serious crimes.
The head of Libya’s unity government has told Al Jazeera he is hopeful that thousands of foreign mercenaries will soon withdraw from the country.
Libya’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Taher al-Sunni, has said that mercenaries and foreign fighters must leave Libya, considering this an inevitable matter.
The Council of Elders and Dignitaries in Murzuq in south Libya urged Saturday authorities to be on high alert and raise capabilities to thwart any threats amid the incidents in Chad where rebel groups are fighting in the north of Chad near Libya’s southern border.
UNSMIL yesterday said it is concerned for the safety of Mr Abdul Khaliq Mohamed Misbah Ibrahim, a Libyan Foreign Bank official who was arbitrarily arrested in central Tripoli, on 9 February 2021, allegedly by an armed group.
The investigation department of the Attorney General’s office in Libya said they had repatriated ten women and 14 children from ISIS families, who were detained during Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation in Sirte, to Tunisia.
In the early hours of the morning this Sunday, at least four airstrikes of unknown origins targeted the city of Ubari.