The UN’s top official for Libya on Thursday said moving forward with elections was the country’s best way out of the “perennial conflict over access to authority and resources”.
UN concerned by deepening crackdown on civil society in Libya through arbitrary arrests and campaign of social media vilification
The UN High Commission for Human Rights said today through its Official Spokesperson that it was ‘‘concerned by the deepening crackdown on civil society in Libya, where arbitrary arrests and a campaign of social media vilification are having a seriously chilling effect on human rights defenders, humanitarian workers, and other …
Al-Jufra in the middle of Libya witnessed Wednesday a graduation ceremony for a new batch of affiliates with the 128th Brigade of the Libyan National Army (LNA).
Spokesman of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed al-Mismari, denied the news that LNA Commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, visited Moscow, and intention to send soldiers to fight with the Russian forces in Ukraine.
Now more than ever the Libyan parliamentary and presidential elections seem to be at risk of a soft military takeover – one that comes from inside the capital this time rather than from the eastern region.
Nearly a month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, fierce resistance has frustrated Russia’s military advancement and resulted in slow progress for the Kremlin.
A Syrian security company acting as a proxy for the Russian Wagner Group has transferred Syrian fighters from Benghazi to Syria, “Syrians for Truth and Justice” organization (STJ) has reported, indicating that the batch of mercenaries will join the Russian troops fighting in Ukraine and the separatist regions.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said that retired Major General Khalifa Haftar agreed, during his visit to Moscow, to send Libyan “volunteers” to Ukraine to participate “in combat in Russia’s ranks.”
The city of Sirte, controlled by Khalifa Hafatr’s militias and mercenaries, has witnessed a surge in kidnappings and arrests, with five people reportedly going missing in just 24 hours.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) denied on Monday allegation of sending Libyan mercenaries to fight alongside Russian forces in the Ukrainian conflict.