A private jet belonging to a figure close to retired Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar flew to Israel on Monday, according to an Israeli journalist.
232 bodies recovered from 80 graves discovered in Tarhuna since its liberation
The spokesman for the General Authority for the Search and Identification of Missing Persons, Abdul Aziz Al-Jaafari has revealed that the number of graves discovered in Tarhuna so far has reached 80, including 43 mass graves and 37 individual graves.
NOC rejects unlawful detention of board member Shengheer at Mitiga airport
In a strongly worder statement yesterday, Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) rejected yesterday’s unlawful detention of its board member Abulgasem Shengheer at Mitiga Airport.
The Intercept: FBI investigating role of Blackwater boss in aiding Haftar in Libya
The Intercept has revealed that the FBI is investigating a failed 2019 mercenary plot related to the offensive led by Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli in Libya in April 2019, adding that the FBI has sought to determine what role, if any, private military contractor Erik Prince had in the undertaking, …
Haftar, Saif Al-Islam hire PR Firm to improve relations with Israel
Khalifa Hafter and Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi in Libya’s first presidential election have hired the same Israeli firm to run their respective election campaigns, an Israeli media outlet reported on Tuesday.
Drah says reopening Misrata-Jufra road underway
The spokesman for Sirte-Jufra operations room Abdelhadi Drah told The Libya Observer Thursday that reopening the Misrata-Jufra coastal road was underway under the room’s supervision and security of Interior Ministry units.
Haftar’s militias expels government force heading to Sabha
Identical sources from the southern region said that a force affiliated with the Ministry of Interior, consisting of more than 150 vehicles from the General Administration of Central Support, and the District Support Force, headed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Major General Mahmoud Saeed, had returned to …
The Libya Stabilisation Conference was all talk and little substance
The Libya Stabilisation Conference convened in Tripoli on 21 October without any clear agenda or specific objectives. As a result, there were very few realistic expectations. The one-day event brought together representatives of over 30 countries as well as the African Union, the European Union, the Arab League and the …
Why impunity for war crimes could jeopardise Libya’s road to peace
The first results of a probe from Libya’s Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council, which were released in early October, found evidence of grave violations that possibly include war crimes and crimes against humanity since 2016 in the conflict-stricken North African nation.
UN Security Council adds Libyan manager of Zawia migrant detention centre to sanctions list
The UN Security Council announced Monday that it has added Libyan national Osama Al Kuni Ibrahim to its sanctions list.