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NATO chief calls on all sides in Libya to end fighting

NATO is “deeply concerned” by the raging violence in Libya, its chief said on Wednesday, Anadolu reports. In a statement, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on all sides to exercise restraint, cease fighting and support UN efforts to broker a truce.

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Haftar-aligned parliament speaker says Libya peace negotiations impossible while Tripoli remains ‘kidnapped’

The speaker of Libya’s eastern parliament said on Wednesday no peace deal can be reached between rival factions in his country because the capital, Tripoli, has been “kidnapped” by armed groups.

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US demands Haftar stop his offensive on Tripoli

The United States is deeply concerned about fighting near Tripoli. “We have made clear that we oppose the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and urge the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital.” The US Department of State said in a statement on Monday.

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Al-Sarraj warns of civil war in Libya and UN calls for de-escalation

Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya Fayez Al-Sarraj warned his rival, Marshal Khalifa Haftar, of a “strong and firm” confrontation and accused him of “breaking the covenant” by attacking the capital Tripoli, where the headquarters of the Government of National Accord is. He likewise warned of …

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Libya: Detained refugees ‘terrified’ as clashes near Tripoli rage

As fighting between rival forces rages on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, thousands of refugees and migrants locked up in detention centres inside Tripoli say they are terrified of what might happen to them.

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G7, European countries demand Haftar halt attack on Libya’s Tripoli

The G7 countries and the European Union have rejected the military operation of the self-styled army of eastern Libya led by Khalifa Haftar and aimed to enter Tripoli, warning Haftar of the consequences of this operation.

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