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Al-Sarraj says Haftar is continuing his crimes despite Coronavirus concerns

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj has said that daily attacks on civilian neighborhoods in Tripoli haven’t stopped, adding that several people, including children, have lost their lives in those violations at a time his government is trying to avoid a Coronavirus outbreak.

UN Secretary General welcomes GNA, Haftar’s commitment to a ceasefire amid COVID-19 crisis

The Secretary General General the UN Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed positive responses from Libya’s warring parties to calls for a humanitarian pause in fighting to allow authorities to respond to the public health challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Germany’s Merkel urges Libyan PM al-Sarraj to sign ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday, a German government spokesman said in a statement, urging him to move quickly towards signing a ceasefire, Reuters reports.

Gaddafi Supporters Rise Against ICC’s Decision to Put Saif al-Islam On Trial

The decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to reject the appeal submitted by Saif al-Islam, son of late President Muammar Gaddafi, before The Hague, angered many Libyans, especially supporters of the former regime who stressed that local laws “prevent the extradition of Libyans to foreign countries.”

ICC confirms admissibility of Saif Gaddafi case

The International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed the admissibility of a case against Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi on Tuesday, almost nine years after the son and heir-apparent to deposed Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi was issued an arrest warrant along with his father.

Egypt, UAE, Jordan and Belarus have supplied military equipment to Haftar in Libya, report says

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Khalifa Haftar had received – between 2015 and 2019 – armored vehicles from Jordan and UAE as well as fighter helicopters from Belarus and Egypt.