Family of the top commander of Benghazi Shura Council, Wessam Ben Hamid, has announced his death. In a press statement on Monday read by his brother, the family said Wessam was killed during “long battles against dictatorship, injustice and tyranny.”
Fierce clashes erupted Monday dawn in downtown Tripoli, Libya’s capital, between two armed groups under the umbrella of the Presidential Council’s Interior Ministry.
One gunman was killed and two others were injured in armed fighting among fuel smuggling gangs in Garyat town – 350 km to Tripoli’s south.
Zintan-Misrata reconciliation talks call for civilian state, peaceful transfer of power, unified army under civilian control
A delegation representing the leadership of the city of Misrata arrived in the city of Zintan yesterday for reconciliation talks.
Khalifa Haftar, a veteran general in Libya, has returned to the eastern city of Benghazi following an extended absence, including reported treatment in a hospital in Paris.
Libya has resumed crude oil flows to the Es Sider export terminal after completing repairs to the pipeline that was damaged by an explosion on Saturday, sources close to the work said Wednesday.
Clashes re-ignite in Sebha last Friday between rivals from the Awlad Sulieman tribe and the Tebus following two weeks of relative calm successfully negotiated by Fezzan’s Supreme Council of Tribes and towns on 10 April.
The Voice of America said that members of the U.S. House of Representatives demanded a greater role for Washington in Libya, and expressed support for the military contribution of U.S. forces in Libya.
The Algerian Ministry of Defense announced today the discovering of a weapon cache allegedly belonging to terrorists in Tarat town, border with Libya.
Some resettlements have gone well. Former detainees learned their new local languages, found jobs and even married. Others have been rockier. In countries like Uruguay and Kazakhstan, former detainees have struggled to fit in while complaining of inadequate support, distance from relatives and heavy-handed security. In still other countries, like …