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UN: Libya’s instability is breeding ground for foreign militant groups

The UN envoy for Libya said the country has lurched from one emergency to another in recent weeks and warned that the Islamic State group is expanding its operations, noting Libya could become a refuge for terrorist groups of all persuasions.

UN-brokered ceasefire may be a turning point for violent Tripoli

Over the past week, the dominant position of armed groups in Tripoli has been broken. According to the Libyan ministry of health, 47 were killed and 129 injured during clashes, shaking the balance of power that has prevailed since the spring of 2016, and creating a domino effect with highly …

Salame: Violators of Tripoli ceasefire agreement must be held accountable

UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said Wednesday that the UN and international community are watching the ongoing incidents in Tripoli following yesterday’s UN-brokered ceasefire agreement that was reached between the warring groups to restore order in the capital, warning that the violators of the truce shall be held accountable.

UN: Ceasefire agreement reached to end Tripoli fighting

The United Nations’ mission in Libya says rival armed groups in Tripoli have reached a ceasefire agreement to end heavy fighting that has rocked the capital for more than a week. The announcement on Tuesday came after Libyan authorities said that the death toll from the violence had risen to …

What you need to know about fighting in Libya’s capital

As chaos reigns in Libya, with competing authorities continuing to vie for power, the battle for Tripoli has started once again. The latest round of clashes in Libya’s capital have left at least 50 people dead, including 18 civilians, and over 130 people injured.