Despite a large number of IDPs having returned home to Derna in the last six months, approximately 1,200 families continue to be displaced in several areas of Libya, including 600 families within the city, a UNHCR overview reported yesterday.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has today strongly condemned the recent military mobilisation of militias in southern Tripoli.
Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that may alarm the authorities in Tripoli in the west, Reuters reports.
The United Nations group of experts on Sudan said that the Darfur armed groups have reinforced their presence in Libya, some of whom had participated in the military operations carried out by the so-called Dignity Forces.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner described the current situation in Libya as catastrophic, as a result of the political vacuum.
Weeks earlier, Saif Islam Gaddafi’s team sent a letter to the Russian president and a top foreign policy official asking them to support the established road map for Libyan reconciliation and all citizens’ involvement in the settlement process. However the letter didn’t specify candidates that intend to run for the …
Increasing hostilities in the oil-rich city of Derna are becoming an increasing source of concern said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya on Friday, following an intensification in fighting which has resulted in “substantial civilian casualties”.
2018 has been another rough year for Libya, which has seen no peace since its government was destroyed by NATO bombardment in 2011.
Three of Chadian opposition mercenaries were killed at midnight on Tuesday in the city of Sabha. Local media reported according to sources from Sabha that the mercenaries were killed by locals from the city, adding that two others were captured, one of them injured.
Tense security situation in southwestern Libya following reports of suspicious movements of armed group in the area
Local sources from Ubari city southwest of Libya reported Saturday the detection of suspicious movements of armed vehicles in the area from Bint Baiya to Ubari, clarifying that the situation in the region remains tense.