A Canadian company manufactured dozens of armoured personnel carriers (APCs) that were shipped to Libya, despite United Nations sanctions on the North African country, local media has reported.
Libyan government, parliament enter into standoff
Many Libya experts expected the arrival of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli to trigger violence between militias supporting it and those opposing it, but nothing serious has yet occurred. The government, brokered by the United Nations and headed by Fayez al-Sarraj, has installed itself with minimum trouble. …
UN report accuses CBL of bias and of supporting militias and terrorists
A UN report has accused the Tripoli-based CBL of supporting militias and terrorists and of being ‘’lenient towards the National Salvation Government’’.
UN report unveils torture and violations in Libya prisons
A United Nations committee has presented a report to the Security Council that uncovered information about torture in the Libyan prisons.
Libya’s militias take justice into their own hands
“Abdallah,” who did not want his real name used for fear of retribution, is a criminal prosecutor at Tripoli’s courthouse. When asked about the justice system in Libya, he said, “It’s working, but not properly. However, it’s not collapsing.” He added, “The very fact that I cannot use my real name is …
Hopes raised for end of Libya conflict as smaller unity government announced
Libya’s presidency council announced a new smaller unity government on Monday that the international community hopes will bring the war-torn country one step closer to ending an 18-month conflict.
The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord Decree No. (4) of 2016 on the establishment of the Government of National Accord The Presidential Council Upon review of: The interim Constitutional Declaration issued on 3 August 2011, and its amendments; The Libyan Political Agreement signed on 17 December 2015; …
Libya’s Dark Knights: Vigilantes take on the people-smugglers
The sight of masked men inside black pick-up trucks would be inherently distressing in most places around the world, but this image brings a sense of reassurance to the residents of Zuwara, Libya’s northernmost city.
Foreign Ministry of eastern government attacked
Gunmen have stormed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thanni and assaulted the ministry undersecretary Hassan Al-Saghayar.
New Interior minister in Jordan for security talks
The new Interior Minister is in the Jordanian capital Amman for two days of talks on potential Jordanian help to restore security and stability in Libya.