The 215-page final report of the UN Panel of Experts on Libya to the President of the Security Council was released recently. The report provided grim reading on the situation in Libya.
A report on Libya by team of experts in Security Council suggested that the second group of Libya Shield forces is involved in attacks on police, explosions, and assassinations in Benghazi.
A United Nations committee has presented a report to the Security Council that uncovered information about torture in the Libyan prisons.
Islamic State militants in Libya attempted to seize fresh territory south of Tripoli on Wednesday, kidnapping policemen at a new checkpoint on a major road and attacking forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government.
While the army continues its push against IS and Ansar Al-Sharia terrorists and their supporters in the city, Benghazi’s police are moving back into liberated areas part of which however have been devastated in the fighting.
The Islamic State group (IS) in Libya is boosting its numbers by people-smuggling new recruits across Libya’s porous southern borders and kidnapping migrant workers, Middle East Eye has learnt.
The Islamic State (IS) group in Libya is trying to establish its own trafficking routes to Europe, and has plans to expand its operations into Morocco and Algeria, the leader of a “special forces” Salafist militia tasked with rooting out IS cells in Tripoli has told Middle East Eye.
Western nations are close to launching an intervention against the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya despite concerns on the ground that further international involvement in the country could make the situation worse, a military spokesperson in the western city of Misrata has told Middle East Eye.
The UN’s Libya envoy, Martin Kobler, has spoken in support of German troops training Libyan soldiers. Of his working style, Kobler said he needed to strike a balance between risk-aversion and being like “Rambo.”
After four months of training, some 450 local police recruits graduated at a ceremony in Ghat on Tuesday. They were the second intake of new police for the area and they included 38 new female police officers.