Amnesty International has called on the United States to stop the sale of 18 sophisticated armed MQ-9B aerial drones to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in light of evidence that civilians are being killed during attacks in war-ravaged Yemen and Libya.
Alleged victims of torture target US assets of Libya’s Khalifa Haftar in lawsuit
New details have emerged surrounding US federal lawsuits filed in multiple jurisdictions against Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar by families of alleged victims of torture and extrajudicial killings, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
UN mission slams ‘arbitrary detention’ of east Libyans in Tripoli
The UN mission to Libya Sunday deplored the “arbitrary detention” in Tripoli of individuals arriving from the country’s east as an attempt to “sabotage” efforts to bring citizens together following a ceasefire.
Libya army urges withdrawal of Haftar’s militia, mercenaries to hold talks in Sirte
The Libyan army on Friday welcomed the convening of the Joint Military Commission (5+5) in the Libyan city of Sirte, on condition of the mercenaries’ departure and the withdrawal of the militia of General Khalifa Haftar.
Body of former Libyan Interior Ministry official found in a Tarhouna mass grave
The Interior Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fathi Bashagha said the body of Mabrouk Khalaf; the former director of information and follow-up office at the Ministry, was found in a mass grave in Tarhouna.
Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves
Seventeen bodies have been unearthed in newly found mass graves in western Libya’s Tarhuna region, taking the total exhumed in recent months to 112, the missing persons authority said on Saturday.
Libyan ceasefire agreement faces hurdles due to foreign intervention
The signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement between Libya’s warring factions on October 23 was widely marketed as a watershed moment that would redress the country’s spiraling trajectory. Paving the way for the United Nations-hosted Libyan Political Dialogue Forum to relaunch on October 26, the agreement was also the building …
Libya says Russian mercenaries seen inside Sirte school
The Libyan army on Thursday said it spotted Russian mercenaries inside an elementary school in Sirte, a city southeast of Tripoli, Anadolu Agency reports.
Libya: 5 mass graves discovered in Tarhouna, 1 in Derna
The director of the media office of the authority of finding the missing Abdelaziz Al-Jaafari has announced discovering five new locations of mass graves in Tarhouna; south of Tripoli.
Security sources: ‘Turkey troops remain in Libya at GNA’s request’
Turkish security sources stated that Turkish troops will remain in Libya for as long as the Government of National Accord (GNA) wishes.