An armed Libyan group on Friday seized the al-Hadhba jail in south Tripoli where former officials of the regime of late strongman Moammer Gaddafi are being held, a judicial source said.
I fought in Libya against the oppressor Muammar Gaddafi. I think what I and others did was for a worthy cause. It certainly was not terrorism.
The Third Force of the Defence Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced Thursday withdrawing from the airbase of Timnahent, near Sabha, in southern Libya.
At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned today, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said.
A horrific suicide bombing in Manchester has put a spotlight on Libya—the North African nation where the chaos that has prevailed for the better part of the past six years has become a fertile breeding ground for a mélange of terrorist groups, including the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham …
The Beida-based government of Abdullah Thinni has said that it had warned the British government that it was harbouring Libyan terrorists. But the UK had continued to offer a safe haven to the members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the Muslim Brotherhood.
The family of late Libyan dictator Muamar Gaddafi have denied that they back renegade Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised government of Fayez Al-Sarraj, Al Jazeera reported today.
The US ambassador to Libya made a fleeting visit to Tripoli on Tuesday to endorse the UN-backed government based in the capital, and is the first such visit by Washington’s envoy to the North African country in three years.
Libya Quartet insists all legitimacy, including HoR’s, stems from Skhirat agreement but says limited amendments permissible
At its second meeting, held today in Brussels, the Libya Quartet – the UN, African Union (AU), Arab League and the EU – agreed that there could be “a limited set of amendments” to the Libya Political Agreement (LA). These should be facilitated by UNSMIL but Libya-led.
Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj said today he will this week ask the UN Security Council to lift the arms embargo.