Al-Zawiya oil refinery management said Tuesday that armed clashes near the facility night on Monday caused damage to 13 oil materials’ tanks, an electricity generator and lounges’ ceilings, adding that the various damages to different oil materials’ tanks led to massive leakage in oil.
Ten years after Qaddafi’s death, Libya is a harbinger of the enduring global disorder to come.
The Vice President of the Presidential Council (PC), Moussa Al-Koni, said that the PC had proposed the establishment of a special court for crimes committed in Tarhuna, expecting that the number of mass graves found in the city would reach at least 14.
Libyan authorities have unearthed a new mass grave in the southwestern city of Tarhuna, a former stronghold for warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Libya’s Counter Terrorism Force (CTF) announced today the arrest of members of the terrorist organization ISIS in the city of Msallata. According to the state Alrasmiya TV report, the arrests were in coordination with the Office of the Attorney General.
Member of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC), Mukhtar Al-Nagasa, was quoted by Libyan media as saying today that the first group of international ceasefire monitors arrived in Tripoli today.
Thousands of refugees and migrants have been camped out in front of a United Nations centre in Tripoli for three weeks, calling for evacuation from Libya in the wake of sweeping raids that saw thousands arrested.
Unexpectedly, the Security Council failed to renew the mission of the United Nations mission in Libya for a year, due to a British-Russian dispute over a draft resolution prepared by Britain and rejected by Russia, deciding only to extend it until the end of this month.
Libya’s fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election.
The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya, Jan Kubis, said that the first group of international monitors for the Libyan ceasefire started work in Tripoli on October 10, until arrangements for their deployment in Sirte are completed.