In an interview, Emadeddin Badi talks about today’s Libya, which faces both civil war and state collapse.
The spokeswoman of UN mission Sawsan Ghosha has emphasized support for the withdrawal of armed militias from Tripoli and all the cities.
At least 115 people have been killed and 383 injured in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya’s health ministry said Sunday.
Libya’s internationally recognised government has called on the United Nations to take “concrete and effective” action to protect civilians and halt fighting near the capital Tripoli that has killed more than 100 people since late August.
Misrata revolutionary brigades and military council as well as leaders of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous announced Saturday in a televised statement that they are joining the battle of Tripoli “to purify it from the militias.”
Libya’s Airports Authority (LAA) announced yesterday that the closure of Mitiga airport, Tripoli’s only functioning airport, is to continue.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has called the deteriorating situation in Libya as desperate, citing constant fighting, the collapse of the economy, and the destruction of basic infrastructure.
The army will move towards Tripoli at the right time, in the right way, Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar said during several meetings with tribes east of the country on Thursday.
Two civilians were among nine people killed near the Libyan capital on Thursday in fresh fighting between rival armed groups, an official said.
Brega Oil Marketing Company confirmed Wednesday the damage of one of the fuel reservoirs in the Airport Road depots due to renewed clashes between the armed groups, pointing out that there were no casualties or fire reported from the incident.