The Presidential Council in Libya’s capital Tripoli has issued a statement denouncing the threats made by the forces under the command of Khalifa Haftar, who ordered an advance on western region to “liberate it from terrorists.”
Tripoli Protection Force to unite military zones from Libya’s Ras Ajdair to Sirte
The Tripoli Protection Force (TPF) said the central and western military zones had agreed to form a force under a unified command to be positioned in the area from Ras Ajdair on border with Tunisia to Sirte.
Local journalist under arrest in Ajdabiya in second incident within 3 months
The Cloud News Agency confirmed that it had lost contact with its correspondent in Ajdabiya, Al-Salheen Al-Zerwali about two days ago; pointing to the possibility that he may have been kidnapped by the security forces in the city.
Three kidnapped African nationals freed in Libya’s Tripoli
The Libyan Interior Ministry said on Saturday it had freed three African hostages kidnapped by an African national in the capital Tripoli.
A Minister, a General, and the Militias: Libya’s Shifting Balance of Power
A sleepy town of smalltime farmers and traders, Sabratha sits on the Mediterranean seaboard just west of the capital Tripoli. It is most famous for its Roman ruins—a colonnaded city and a restored amphitheater that, under the late ruler Muammar Qaddafi, hosted floodlit performances of Puccini’s operas for busloads of …
Security Services in Murzuq discover mass graves
The security services in Murzuq, southern Libya, have found mass graves in the outskirts of the city containing around 17 bodies of Tabu tribesmen.
Ministry of Interior develops new apparatus for securing election process
The Ministry of Interior has established during the last period the Election Security and Protection Department of the General Directorate of Security Operations.
Refugees in Libya ‘tortured’ for breaking out of detention centre
As many as 30 refugees and migrants, including minors, are believed to have been brought to an underground cell and allegedly tortured in Libya for breaking out and holding a protest earlier this week.
Libya discussed reactivating security and defence contracts with Italy
Fathi Bashagha, Libya’s Tripoli Minister of Interior-designate (MoI) visited aircraft manufacturer La Costa in Italy on Wednesday. He was accompanied by the Director of the Libyan Foreign Investment Company.
Tripoli Security Directorate launches security plan in the capital
Tripoli Security Directorate announced the establishment of a joint security plan to secure the capital, with the participation of all components of the Ministry of Interior.