Libya’s neighbouring countries have rejected any foreign intervention into the country as the fighting between various armed factions rages on.
Rival Libyan factions ‘agree to talks’ in Cairo
Direct talks between the leaders of rival Libyan authorities could soon be underway, after regional attempts to bring the warring factions together began on Saturday.
2 killed as car bomb hits Tripoli near Italian embassy
Two people were killed late Saturday when a car bomb exploded near the Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, according to a local security source.
EU to train Libya coastguard to help stop refugee smugglers
The EU could soon step up training and equipping Libya’s coast guard to crack down on refugee smuggling in the north African nation’s waters, according to an EU proposal seen by AFP on Saturday.
Libyan general turns to Moscow for billions of dollars in support
Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar has reportedly begun negotiating billions worth of arms and energy deals with Russia, intended to give him a political and tactical advantage over other competing factions in his country’s six-year civil war.
US air raids ‘kill scores of ISIL fighters’ in Libya
More than 80 ISIL fighters have been killed in United States air raids on camps operated by the armed group inside Libya, according to US officials.
Official: Tripoli-Rome flights to be resumed; visa to be facilitated
The Italian embassy in Tripoli is due to start receiving visa applications from Libyan people next month, ambassador Giuseppe Perrone declared on Wednesday.
Maltese PM: EU needs Turkish-style migration deal with Libya
The European Union needs to reach a deal with Libya to curb the flow of migrants trying to sail on smugglers’ boats to Italy, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday.
Al-Serraj and Mogherini discuss more EU support for GNA
The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, met on Tuesday with the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, to discuss the security situation in Libya.
UN Libya envoy’s plane turned back from Tobruk airport
Libya’s Tobruk airport on Wednesday refused to allow a plane carrying UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler to land, according to both Kobler himself and local Libyan sources.