Turkish and Qatari intelligence services have cooperated to ensure the safe return of seven Turkish citizens who were detained in eastern Libya for nearly two years by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, Anadolu reported.
The London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi has said it had learned from sources in Benghazi that Khaled Khalifa Haftar, who heads the 106th brigade in his father’s militias, is forcing fighting members to hand over their voter registration cards in exchange for their salaries.
The General Authority for the Search and Identification of Missing Persons announced on Wednesday the recovery of two unidentified bodies that were discovered in a new mass grave in Al-Gabina area in Tarhuna city.
Paris has just hosted yet another international conference on Libya that ended with a very long communiqué expressing support for the country’s planned 24 December elections and threatening with sanctions those who might attempt to spoil the polls in any way.
Ten people have been found dead in an overcrowded boat carrying migrants and refugees off the coast of Libya, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF) has said, as NGOs warned of a “rescue gap” in the Mediterranean Sea.
On 12 November, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a summit in Paris on Libya, co-organised by the UN, Germany and Italy. The summit brought together regional and international heads of state to support the ongoing political process in Libya, in particular the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to take place …
The Chief of Sabha security directorate Mohammed Besher said the pro-Haftar Operation Dignity Room in south Libya issued an arrest warrant of him after he had appeared with Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi when the latter was submitting his elections candidacy in the city.
Several poll stations in a number of cities in western Libya has been closed to protest Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi’s bid to run for December presidential elections.
Eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar will run in Libya’s presidential elections due next month, he announced in a televised speech on Tuesday.
Haftar has received assistance from Israel in collaboration with the Egyptian regime, headed by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports.