Libya’s internationally recognized government says it has detained a former coast guard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for human trafficking and accused of sinking migrant boats.
On Friday (9 October), international medical humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), called for the immediate release of 60 people being held in captivity by armed men in Sabrata, western Libya.
It was just before dawn on 11 September when Stephen Donkoh was rescued alongside 113 people off the coast of Libya. They had already spent two days and three nights adrift on a rubber dinghy when the Open Arms humanitarian rescue vessel spotted them in the pitch-dark night. Many said …
A spokesperson for the Libyan National Army (LNA), Ahmad al-Mismari, said on Wednesday that the LNA has eliminated one of the ringleaders of the Daesh* terrorist group in North Africa.
The Minister of Interior, Fathi Bashaga, has formed an entirely new section under his office, to combat financial crimes, money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has warned that repeated explosions from mines planted in and around two of the most populous cities in Libya, Tripoli and Sirte, pose a serious risk for residents.
As another well is attacked, the Man-Made River Authority reports 149 water wells attacked despite appeals to the state for security
Libya’s Man-Made River Authority (MMR) announced yesterday that its field monitoring team reported on Sunday that ‘‘well 219’’ in its Western field had been permanently decommissioned due to an attack by unknown assailants.
The Spokesman for the Ahrar Al-Jufra Group (Jufra Freedom Group), Mahmoud Ghomais, reported that there have been dubious movements in the Al-Jufra and Sirte areas approximately a week ago, confirming in a television statement, that his group has monitored large and continuous mobilization of Haftar’s militias and Janjaweed mercenaries in …
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) remains a “persistent threat” in Libya and could rise again unless the country’s long-running conflict is brought to an end, a new study has warned.
The US State Department renewed calls for a political solution in Libya as it slapped a Libyan exporter and several others with sanctions over fuel and drug smuggling out of the war-torn country.