In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe meets a man who recounts how he was tricked into going to work in Libya – and how he escaped. A young Bangladeshi migrant in the Italian city of Palermo sits uneasily shuffling in a chair and playing with his …
Displaced for years by war, the Mokhtar family is set on reoccupying their home in Libya’s ruined city of Sirte, but bitter that they are repairing the shell-cratered apartment with almost no help.
Turkey has withdrawn a limited number of Syrian mercenaries from Libya over the past weeks, but the problem of foreign troops and militia presence in the war-torn nation remains unresolved only two months before the country’s elections.
The Sudanese Foreign Minister, Maryam Al-Mahdi, confirmed the presence of Sudanese mercenaries in Libya but said most of them aren’t linked to the government.
Libya’s Counter Terrorism Force (CTF) announced today the arrest of members of the terrorist organization ISIS in the city of Msallata. According to the state Alrasmiya TV report, the arrests were in coordination with the Office of the Attorney General.
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed yesterday the disappearance of two of its employees on Sunday in what it called ‘‘mysterious circumstances’’ in the capital Tripoli.
Libya’s Internal Security Service reveals capture of IS member involved in Corinthia hotel terror attack
Libya’s Internal Security Service revealed yesterday that it had captured a Tunisian national IS member involved in the 2015 Corinthia hotel terror attack.
A Libyan youth leader was abducted by unidentified gunmen after calling for demonstrations in support of scheduled December elections, the UN said, voicing concern for his safety.
A shipment of weapons from Libya was seized by Sudanese forces on Saturday, the country’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group said in a statement.
A spokesman for the Sirte and Jufra Operations Room of the Government of National Unity (GNU) Abdul Hadi Darah, has reiterated that they are ready to repel any aggression by the Chadian opposition forces in southern Libya, stressing not to leave Libya as an arena for mercenaries.