The House of Representatives has issued in its first resolution from Tobruk an order for an unconditional ceasefire by all the warring militias in both Tripoli and Benghazi, within 24 hours.
Libya: Indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi amounts to war crimes
Amnesty International is calling for all sides to immediately stop the indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi where clashes in recent weeks have evolved into two separate armed conflicts. Such indiscriminate attacks that result in death or injury to civilians amount to war crimes.
Egypt’s military intervention in Libya
Statements on Egypt’s apparent intention to intervene in Libya caused many observers to recall the sole military incident between Egypt and Libya, which occurred in 1977. However, today’s crisis is nothing like that of 1977’s crisis. Libya’s Colonel Muammar Qaddafi was a leader who is all about slogans. Back then, he dared …
What is going on in Libya?
As the battle between militias rages on, the Libyan state and its institutions struggle to survive.
Can elections bring peace to Libya?
If the current conflict engulfs entire Libya, regional powers, such as Egypt and Algeria may get tempted to intervene
Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base
Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said.
Africa: Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin – We Must Act Now to Stop It
With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumental, especially …
Libya burns, world ignores it
Tripoli is in flames. A large fire that started July 27 during fighting between rival militias on the city’s central airport road now engulfs two major fuel tanks and has continued to spread while the body count ticks upward.
Libya: Who will win the power struggle?
Scores of people have been killed in Libya as violence ramps up.
Saiqa forced to abandon Benghazi headquarters to Ansar
In a major blow to its power and position, Benghazi’s Saiqa Special Forces Brigade has been forced to abandon its headquarters in Buatni district after another day of intensive missile strikes by Ansar Al Sharia and its allies. Pictures of Ansar’s head Mohamed Al-Zahawi and Wissam Ben Hamid, the leader …