The Libyan government announced today the arrest of a high-profile member of ISIS, Embarak Al Khazmy, in the city of Bani Walid.
The Brussels International Center strongly called on Russia to desist any trade, supply or installation of landmines in Libya.
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has again urged countries to withdraw all foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya, saying they continue to operate throughout the conflict-stricken North African country in violation of last October’s cease-fire agreement “with no discernible abatement of their activities.”
The residents of Sabha, in southern Libya, called on the Presidential Council as a Chief Commander of the Libyan Army and the Prime Minister who is also a Defense Minister to pull out Khalifa Haftar’s forces from the city.
Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, witnesses said, the heaviest clashes in the Libyan capital since the conflict between eastern and western factions paused a year ago.
State recognized militias clash in southern outskirt of Tripoli – kidnappings, injuries and deaths reported
Libya’s state recognized militias clashed in the southern outskirt of Tripoli of Salah Al-Deed overnight. Unofficial reports from hospitals have reported injuries. Social media reports deaths.
The challenge for Western policymakers is to avoid viewing Russian activism in the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa through an exclusively zero-sum lens. The region’s political disarray, complexities, and especially the unpredictability of local rulers all present built-in buffers to Russian influence—as they do to all external players.
Libya’s neighboring countries meeting in Algeria have called in their final statement for the withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries and the unification of the Libyan military institution.
The Man-Made River Authority (MMR) reported yesterday that on Sunday inspection patrols by the newly created (western and eastern) joint force to ensure the safety of the components of the MMR, an explosive device was found ready to detonate in one of the air valve shafts located south of Shwerif …
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.