Tripoli-based government warns last month’s ceasefire deal could be ‘in peril’ after rival forces stage live fire exercises.
The spokesman for the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Gununu warned in a statement Thursday the UNSMIL that the GNA wouldn’t accept negotiations under the presence of the foreign mercenaries and their anti-aircraft systems in Sirte.
A member of the Libyan government’s delegation of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) announced on Wednesday that the city of Sirte has been cleared of military forces, as part of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement between the parties to the conflict in the country.
The Libyan ambassador to the United Nations, Al-Taher El Sonni, has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe the killing of activist and lawyer Hanan Al-Barasi by militias in Benghazi.
The sixth round of Libya’s 5+5 Joint Military Commission talks will reconvene in Sirte today, UNSMIL announced yesterday. Sirte will become the talk’s permanent headquarters which will continue until 13 November.
ICC Prosecutor calls for Libya ceasefire progress, decries ‘powerful forces’ hampering global justice
The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging Libya’s warring parties to implement their recent historic ceasefire agreement, calling it a “welcome concrete development” for a population that has been yearning for peace.
Amnesty International: UN Rights Council members must address widespread torture in Libya during periodic review
A sense of impunity has fueled rampant torture by militias and armed groups affiliated to the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and rivals with de facto control of territory because of real or perceived family, tribal, political or regional affiliations, Amnesty International said ahead of Libya’s review at the …
The Volcano of Rage Operation (VRO) has stated that a new group of Wagner mercenaries were reinforcing their positions and installing a new radar in the area, near Al-Batuma region, west of Sirte.
A vocal critic of eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar has been shot dead in the city of Benghazi. Hanan al-Barassi, an activist who became known for posting videos criticising Haftar’s rule in the city, was killed in broad daylight on 20th Street in the centre of the city, local media …
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.