At least 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries are in Libya causing a “serious crisis” as weapons continue pouring into the war-ravaged North African nation, a United Nations official warned on Wednesday.
Sudanese lawyers to sue 10 individuals from Sudan, UAE and Libya
The legal counsel of the Sudanese nationals scammed by UAE firm “Black Shield”, Omar Al-Abed, said Tuesday they were preparing to file lawsuits with regional and international courts against ten persons from the UAE, Sudan and Libya over human trafficking.
UAE funding Russian Wagner mercenaries in Libya, says US
The US Department of Defence has indicated that the United Arab Emirates is financing Russian Wagner mercenaries operating in Libya. The Pentagon report could have a serious impact on Washington’s relations with the Gulf State.
Pompeo: Washington to continue to sanction human rights violators in Libya
The Secretary of State of the United States Mike Pompeo said Saturday that Washington will continue to take tangible measures to respond to massive human rights violations in Libya.
Woman killed, girl injured in attack by Haftar’s forces in Libya’s Ubari
A woman was killed and a girl was injured in Ubari, southern Libya, in an attack led by pro-Haftar Tariq bin Ziyad Brigade on one of the city’s neighborhoods using armored vehicles to capture “wanted men”.
Haftar mobilises troops in eastern Libya
One month after the Libyan military agreement, General Khalifa Haftar’s militia has shown no indication of implementing the accord’s conditions, which require the evacuation of mercenaries from the frontlines of the Sirte-Jafra axis.
UN mission calls on the Libyan parties to agree despite obstacles
The Acting UN Envoy to Libya, Stephanie Williams, has stressed the need to address the fragile situation in Libya and work on all tracks to tackle the crisis.
Libya activists look to Biden to put screws on Khalifa Haftar
The UN-recognised government in Tripoli and its US allies are banking on the incoming President-elect Joe Biden administration to ramp up Washington’s focus on Libya and deal a death blow to the political ambitions of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.
US sanctions Libyan militia, leader loyal to Hifter
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a Libyan commander and his militia, which rights groups accuse of detaining, torturing and killing civilians in the war-wracked country.
Millions spent on Saddam Haftar’s extravagant wedding
Libyan news outlets reported that Saddam Haftar spent over 13 million Libyan dinars (what equates to nearly 10 million dollars) on gifts for poets that praised him and his tribe during his wedding which was held in the West of Ajdabiya city.