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Amnesty International to Libya: Hold commanders of Tariq Ben Zeyad armed group accountable for ‘catalogue of horrors’

An unrelenting crisis of impunity in Libya has enabled fighters of the Tariq Ben Zeyad (TBZ) armed group to commit war crimes, and other crimes under international law, with the aim of crushing any challenge to the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF), the de facto authorities controlling vast swathes of …

High State Council demands actions taken against Aldabaiba for using militia force to prevent meeting

The head of the High State Council (HSC), Khaled Mishri, demanded that action be taken against incumbent Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba after members of the HSC were today prevented by force from entering and holding a meeting at their headquarters at the RadissonBlue Mahari hotel.

Who fought who in Tripoli last week, and why

Calm has returned to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, after two days of violent clashes between two militia groups that left 32 dead and 159 injured, according to the Ministry of Health in Tripoli. Most casualties were civilians, as the heaviest fighting took place in densely populated parts of the city. …

Al-Mismari says Haftar’s forces don’t support any party of the conflict

The spokesman for Khalifa Haftar’s forces Ahmed Al-Mismari said they don’t support any party in the clashes that have taken place in Tripoli recently, telling Italian NOVA news agency that their forces haven’t taken part of the Tripoli clashes and are not backing up any of the political parties to …