The UN has said that 345.000 civilians are still living in areas considered the frontlines of the war in Libya. A report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimated that 749.000 people are in fighting-hit areas, including the 345.000 ones.
Five women were killed and five others were wounded, including a child, when their houses were shelled near Libya’s capital Tripoli, a health official with the UN-recognised government said Thursday.
Khalifa Haftar’s forces have continued for the second consecutive day their attempts to advance on several frontlines in southern Tripoli, especially Ain Zara, where heavy clashes broke out after very violent fighting on Wednesday.
Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) expressed on Thursday support for the international call for the cessation of hostilities in the war-torn Arab republic.
The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests: a Chatham House study
A research paper published yesterday by Chatham House entitled ‘‘The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests’’, explores armed group–community relations in Libya and the sources of revenue that have allowed armed groups to grow in power and influence. It draws out the implications for policy …
Clashes renewed in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Wednesday between UN-recognized government forces and militias of renegade commander Khalifa Haftar, Anadolu reports.
International community and UNSMIL call for humanitarian truce in Libya in view of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak
The Embassies of Algeria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States along with the Delegation of the European Union and the Governments of Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates call on all parties in the Libya conflict to declare an immediate, humanitarian cessation of hostilities …
Turkey has been sending troops to war-torn Libya to support the UN-backed Government of National Accord. According to Turkish President Erdogan, Ankara seeks to protect the GNA from being overthrown by the Libyan National Army, which supports the eastern-based interim government in the port city of Tobruk.
Three African heads of state, the African Union chief, and a senior UN envoy met on Thursday in Republic of Congo in the latest attempt to broker talks over Libya’s crisis.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has stated that the neighborhood of Shurfat Milaha, which is close to Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, is plagued by indiscriminate shelling which caused fatalities and destruction to their homes and local properties.