A delegation from Misrata city arrived Wednesday in Zintan city in order to settle down the two cities’ disagreements and agree on inclusive reconciliation.
The convoy of the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli was ambushed and came under fire in Guwalish district while en route to visit Yefren town after visiting the city of Gharyan on Wednesday.
Zuwara’s security forces are effectively on their own, relying on old vehicles and seized weapons to perform duties.
Frederic Wehrey is a senior fellow in the Carnegie Middle East program who specializes in post-conflict transitions, armed groups, and identity politics, with a focus on Libya, North Africa, and the Gulf. He is the author of the upcoming The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya (Farrar, …
Sebha remains tense after fighting between the Awlad Sulieman and Tebu intensified last night following tit-for-tat killings.
The recent breakout of fighting between militias around Mitiga – the only functioning airport in Tripoli – caused chaos and left many dead and injured.
Public anger has been growing over the arrest of a Benghazi entertainer who was asked to perform at a girl’s high school graduation party a week ago. New of the arrest only surfaced in the past three days.
Social media has become a bush telegraph in the Libyan capital Tripoli, used by anxious citizens to warn each other of militia violence and how to get around the endless shortages as the economy crumbles.
A general call for a range of absent security officials to return to their positions has been made by armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter.
A former interior minister and a journalist are among an as yet unknown number of supposed supporters of the Government of National Accord (GNA) deputy interior minister Faraj Al-Gaem who have have been arrested in the past 24 hours in Benghazi.