Libya’s Chief of General Staff Muhammad Al-Haddad met on Saturday with acting general commander of the eastern-based Libyan National Army, Abdel Razek Al-Nadori, in the northern coastal city of Sirte and discussed efforts to unify the country’s military.
Sudan thwarts ammunition smuggling operation near Libyan border
The Sudanese Rapid Support Forces (RSF) thwarted Sunday an attempt to smuggle quantities of ammunition on the border with Libya, which was on its way to Sudan, including about 3,638 rounds of machine guns and 357 DShK ammunition.
Flames on the Horizon? … Libya may be heading toward new rounds of conflict in the aftermath of its recently aborted elections
Nearly ten years ago, in the summer of 2012, the citizens of Libya went to the polls for the first time in four decades to vote for a national legislature. It was a watershed moment in the country’s path after the overthrow and death of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi at …
Libya: Violence to Votes
“Why have you killed my father and my uncles and my grandfather? Where is the justice?” Libya’s journey since the Arab Spring has been tumultuous. And now with elections postponed, what hope is there for a transition to democracy? Al Jazeera’s Libya Reporter Malik Traina describes the challenges the country …
Egyptian source: There’s security communication with leaders of Tripoli armed factions
Al-Araby Al-Jadeed website reported Egyptian sources tackling the situation in Libya as saying that there are positive signs that could lead to progress despite delayed elections, saying the Egyptian decision-making officials are conducting positive movements toward Libya.
More than 32,000 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2021
Around 32,425 illegal immigrants were rescued at sea and returned to Libya in 2021, almost triple the figure from the previous year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday.
France says 300 foreign mercenaries have left eastern Libya
Some 300 foreign mercenaries have left eastern Libya, France’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday, hailing the start of a phased withdrawal of thousands of foreign forces that have fought on both sides of the conflict in the North African country.
Libya: Families of Tarhuna mass grave victims push for prosecutions
Authorities in Libya’s Tarhuna are planning to reactivate a criminal case regarding mass graves found in the northwestern town last year and bring perpetrators to justice.
Elections Can’t Fix What’s Wrong With Libya: A canceled presidential election might be just what the country needs.
Rather than offering a solution to Libya’s problems, an election might have simply compounded them. The existing election law hasn’t been accepted by all the participants; there are ongoing disputes over the eligibility of some of the main candidates and the eventual powers of the future president and parliament. If …
Demining teams in Tripoli continue risky work to remove mines
The Military Engineering Department said Sunday it had carried out operations to remove remnants of war in the Al-Tawesha area, on the outskirts of the capital, Tripoli.