Scores of protesters rallied in the center of Tripoli on Friday evening to protest the gang rape of a woman by members of militias that control the capital of Libya.
The residents of Ganfouda will be given passage out of the suburb, announced General Ahmed Al-Mismari, spokesperson for the General Khalifa Haftar’s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) on Friday.
A mayor for Sirte is to be elected on 12 December. The date has been chosen by the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) following the crushing of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the town.
Fighting ceased in the Libyan capital on Saturday after rival militias reached an agreement to halt fire after clashes in south Tripoli left at least eight people dead on Friday.
A decentralized government is the political solution for Libya supported by former Prime Minister Mahmoud Gebril, who rejects the idea of a partition of the country.
The head of the humanitarian assistance committee at Derna Municipality, Abdelsalam Al-Daryawi, said Dignity Operation forces, who are laying a strict siege on Derna, has stated imposing tariffs on the cars entering the city.
Tribal fighting has continued in Sebha for the fourth day with at least fifteen people now killed and more than 35 wounded.
Two Italians and a Canadian who were kidnapped in the south of conflict-torn Libya in September have been released and flown to Italy “in good health”, the Italian government announced on Saturday.
In an unexpected development, Tawerghans based in the refugee camp in Tripoli’s Falah district yesterday protested against the UN-brokered peacedeal signed on 31 August in Tunis between Tawergha local council and Misrata municipal council. They claim that under it there will be no proper compensation for their losses, no guarantees that …
The attendees of the First Libyan Municipalities Gathering stated their complete rejection of appointing military figures as mayors of cities, denouncing the step as “violation of legitimacy”.