The bodies of 20 people who got lost in the Libyan desert have been found, according to rescuers, who presume the group died of thirst.
In the city of Zuwarah, 102 km west of the capital Tripoli, the Stability Support Apparatus was able to seize gangs of human smugglers.
A high-ranking ISIS operative surrendered to the 444 Brigade, an informed source confirmed without revealing any further details.
Clashes between armed groups have erupted in Libya’s capital, according to local media, as the country reels amid a violent power struggle.
A source from Sharara oil field confirmed that operations and production in the largest oil field in the country had stopped, only one day after the field was reopened at the request of gunmen believed to be affiliated with the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG).
The United Nations Commission on Human Rights’ Fact-Finding Mission in Libya has finished a final list of the most notorious war criminals and crimes against humanity.
172 cases of extrajudicial killings were committed throughout the country, during the past five months between January and May of this year, the head of the The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL), Ahmed Abdel Hakim said.
The Head of Oil and Gas Workers Union Saad Dinar said shutdown of oil and gas ports is only at Zueitina and Brega ports, while Hariga, Es Sidr and Ras Lanuf are operating as usual.
A force affiliated with Khalifa Haftar’s militias has been roaming the desert town of Qatrun, south of Libya, under the pretext of searching for “wanted” people, a local source who spoke on the anonymous condition has confirmed.
The Chairman of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki said terrorism had increased in the continent with the start of the Libyan crisis in 2011.