Israeli intelligence officials met privately this month with the son of Libya’s top warlord to discuss his 2021 presidential candidacy, a signal that Israel is supporting his bid, a source familiar with the meeting told the Washington Free Beacon.
LCW call for an end to kidnapping and enforced disappearance in eastern Libya
The Libyan Crime Watch (LCW) has called on the Government of National Unity (GNU) and official authorities in eastern Libya to end the disturbing phenomenon of kidnappings and enforced disappearances.
War-weary Libyans yearn for end to daily blackouts
Walk down any commercial street in the Libyan capital Tripoli and the pavements will be lined with generators ready to spring into action whenever the mains electricity supply cuts out.
Chad proposes to form multinational force on Libya’s border
The Commander of the Chadian Military Council Mohammed Idriss Deby proposed to relaunch the quadruple agreement: Libya, Chad, Sudan and Niger, that was signed in 2018 to form a multinational force on the borders with Libya.
UN hails joint Libya force to secure water network
The UN’s mission in Libya on Thursday welcomed the creation of a joint force between the North African country’s opposing sides to secure the nation’s water network, Anadolu Agency reports.
In Libya’s conflict, Wagner’s reach reflects Russia’s staying power
The chaos caused by the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the entry of the Taliban into Kabul has drawn attention away from other regional conflicts.
Dbeibah designated Brigade 166 to secure the reservoirs of the MMRA
The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, in his capacity as the Minister of Defense, assigned Brigade 166 to secure and protect the reservoirs of the Man-made River Authority (MMRA) by forming a special security force.
Interior Ministry’s Diplomatic Missions Protection personnel receiving training in Ukraine
Libya’s Interior Ministry reported Monday that the second training course in the field of:
Libya and U.S. discuss security plan for next elections: 35,000 security personnel prepared
Libya’s Minister of Interior, Khaled Mazen, discussed yesterday with U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, the plans and programmes carried out by the Ministry to secure the upcoming 24 December 2021 elections, and aspects of cooperation between the two countries, especially in the security aspect.
From Syria to Libya: Inside the booming drugs trade thriving on regional chaos
An investigation by Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, The New Arab’s Arabic-language sister publication, has shed light on a drug-smuggling network between Syrian and Libyan ports led by a convicted criminal with dual nationality who works in eastern Libya with the support of Khalifa Haftar’s allies.