United States President-elect Donald Trump will have a lot of global challenges to deal with, and Libya is one of them. Here’s what you need to know.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her office is committed to making Libya a priority next year and expanding investigations, potentially including alleged crimes by Islamic State extremists and their affiliates.
A special unit to crack down on crime is to be set up following an emergency security meeting called by Presidency Council chairman Faiez Serraj.
Libyan media has obtained leaked audio recordings of what appears to be US pilots speaking with the control tower of an airbase controlled by Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar.
A number of Russian experts arrived in the eastern region to support Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation forces, The New Arab reported Tuesday.
The US has expressed readiness to resume its air attacks on IS in Libya if requested by the UN-brokered Government of National Accord.
Despite earlier reports that it has stopped bombing in Sirte, the United States on Monday renewed authorisation to continue air strikes against Islamic State at Sirte, after a three-month blitz failed to finally propel the Government of National Accord’s Bunyan Marsous forces to victory against the so-called Islamic State (IS).
The Media Center for the Operation “Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous” reported that the civilians who left the clashing areas in Sirte said, on Sunday, that Daesh is retreating and collapsing.
Predictably, most of the attention given to foreign policy in the Middle East this election season in the United States has focused on Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State (ISIS). To the extent that Libya has been mentioned, it is in relation to the expansion of ISIS in the country …
Two Italians and a Canadian who were kidnapped in the south of conflict-torn Libya in September have been released and flown to Italy “in good health”, the Italian government announced on Saturday.