The Libyan outgoing prime minister Abdel Hamid Dbeibeh announced Thursday that Libya is to establish a new maritime zone subject to the authority of the Libyan state, extending the maritime borders from 12 to 24 nautical miles.
The Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya), Natalina Cea, and the Head of EU Affairs Department of the Tripoli-based Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdulrhaman Khamada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation yesterday.
The Front for Change and Concord rebel group in Chad (FACT) has announced an end to a ceasefire it declared in 2021 with the Chadian army.
Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Haddad, Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, on Saturday, shared a plan to create a force comprising soldiers from the east and west regions.
At least 27 people from sub-Saharan Africa have died in recent days after being expelled from Tunisia towards the Libya border and abandoned in the desert in relentless heat, according to Libyan authorities.
The Libyan Interior Ministry has stepped up security patrols along the porous border with Tunisia in an attempt to curtail the flow of illegal migrants, according to a government statement released Monday.
The Libyan Border Control Department on Monday found two bodies of illegal migrants near the Tunisian border, where hundreds more remain stranded after being expelled by Tunisian authorities.
Forces of the Libyan Border Guard have found six unidentified bodies of illegal migrants of sub-Saharan nationality near the border with Tunisia, reports the interior ministry of the Government of National Unity on Sunday.
The humanitarian crisis at the Tunisia-Libya border has intensified in recent weeks, with the discovery of over 25 bodies in the no man’s land between the two countries, according to aid groups and Tunisian officials.
A video is circulating online showing an outraged Libyan border guard criticising the forcible deportation of black Africans from Tunisia into the desert.