The UN Security Council called on Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants.
Turkey isn’t hesitating to escalate the situation in Libya even though the Turkish government is already under pressure on multiple fronts. Why? Ankara’s reasoning has to do with issues far larger than Libya itself.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, on Thursday downed a warplane belonging to forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA), the LNA press service claimed.
On Tuesday, an airstike against a detention facility for illegal migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital killed 40 and wounded 80.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj has met with the commander of the western military zone Osama Al-Juwaili to discuss the requirements of the next stage of the battle to defend Tripoli against the attacks of Khalifa Haftar’s forces.
Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May should use her final days in power to exploit Libyan assets frozen in Britain to pay victims of Irish republican terrorism, an influential MP said on Sunday.
On June 16, Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the Government of National Accord, proposed a plan to resolve Libya’s current crisis. In a TV address, he called for holding a conference for Libyan parties in coordination with the United Nations mission in the country. The meeting would bring together all Libyan forces seeking a …
Despite repeated diplomatic setbacks and heavy fighting among rival forces near Tripoli, UN envoy Ghassan Salame met over the weekend with Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Gen. Khalifa Hifter in al-Rajmeh in suburban Benghazi. The men discussed possible diplomatic solutions to the country’s crisis — but to no avail.
The Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala attended Monday 5+5 Group meetings in Marseille, France, and discusses with the countries’ foreign ministers the issues related to economy, development and other pertaining issues.
The political initiative of the head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, to end the crisis through a national meeting had been welcomed internationally.