The Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission exchanged Wednesday prisoners between the Government of National Accord and Khalifa Haftar’s forces.
Anti-Hafter forces will not reopen main coastal road until mercenaries withdrawn and landmines removed
The commander of the Operations Room for the Liberation of Sirte-Jufra, Brigadier General Ibrahim Bayt al-Mal, yesterday linked the opening of the main coastal road between the east and west of the country with the withdrawal of mercenaries and the removal of mines.
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The Tripoli Protection Force (TPF), the coalition of the main government recognized Tripoli militias, welcomed the meeting of members of both sides of the split Libyan parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tangiers, Morocco, and their plan to hold a unified session in Libya.
Russia on Friday stopped a UN Security Council committee from blacklisting a Libyan militia group and its leader for human rights abuses because it said it wanted to see more evidence first that they had killed civilians.
Libya’s warring sides have agreed to unify forces that protect oil facilities following the United Nations-sponsored talks with the head of the country’s National Oil Corporation (NOC).
Tuesday, November 16th resumed the discussions between the Joint military Commission of the two warring parties in the Libyan conflict, also known as the “5+5” in regards to the restoration of protective forces of the oil facilities.
The spokesman for the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Gununu warned in a statement Thursday the UNSMIL that the GNA wouldn’t accept negotiations under the presence of the foreign mercenaries and their anti-aircraft systems in Sirte.
Mohamed Omar Baiyu, Head of the Tripoli-based Libyan Media Organization, was released yesterday. In a social media post, he said his arrest was ‘‘a misunderstanding’’.
Amnesty International: UN Rights Council members must address widespread torture in Libya during periodic review
A sense of impunity has fueled rampant torture by militias and armed groups affiliated to the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and rivals with de facto control of territory because of real or perceived family, tribal, political or regional affiliations, Amnesty International said ahead of Libya’s review at the …