A source present during the recent militia ceasefire consolidation meeting in Zawia was able to divulge anonymously some of the details of the meeting. He was able to reveal the mood in the room and give feedback on the vibe of the meeting.
Two dead and ten injured in NOC terror attack
A terrorist attack on the Tripoli headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) this morning led to the death of two and the injury of 10 NOC employees.
UNSMIL says armed groups agreed to devise plan to withdraw from Tripoli
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said the Libyan parties attending Sunday’s meeting in Al-Zawiya voiced commitment to uphold the ceasefire agreement in Tripoli.
UNSMIL holds meeting to consolidate last week’s Tripoli ceasefire
The United Nations Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting today to discuss the consolidation of the 4 September 2018 ceasefire, agree on a monitoring and verification mechanism and begin talks on the security arrangements in the Greater Tripoli area.
Blackout sweeps through west and south Libya
The Libyan capital has been plunged into a total blackout hours after calm descended with the holding of the ceasefire that ended days of bloody clashes.
Can Plan B Save Libya? Here Are the Obstacles it Must Overcome
There is no denying that Libya is in a far worse state than at any time since the 2011 revolution. In a country of vast oil and gas wealth, basic services are frequently interrupted as armed gangs control the capital in the west. In the east, once feared leaders like …
Kidnappings along Kufra-Jalu Road threaten security in southeastern Libya
A spate of kidnappings along the only road in and out of southeast Libya over the last week may pose a threat to local peace in the border region of Kufra, where proxy fighting sits alongside longstanding tribal conflict.
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.
Finding Salvation Through the Chaos in Libya
On the night of September 2nd, most of the personnel from the Italian embassy in Libya—the only operating embassy—were quickly evacuated on a ship bound for Malta.
US, Italy, France, UK welcome ceasefire in Libya’s capital
The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the result of the mediation reached today by the United Nations Support Mission that aims to deescalate violence in and around Tripoli and ensure the protection of civilians.