The Libyan and Qatari Defense Ministries have signed a cooperation protocol for training and building capabilities as well as exchange of expertise to benefit from the experience of the Qatari ministry, the media office of the Libyan Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Tunisia is opening its land border with Libya in accordance with the bilateral sanitary protocol signed on Wednesday, which envisions measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Tunisian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensoda, has said that her office received credible information confirming that Haftar’s militias committed criminal acts during their attack on Tripoli, stressing that any agreement between the parties to the crisis would not prevent the arrest of those involved in crimes.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi unveiled the Cairo Declaration initiative June 6 to end nine years of civil war in neighboring Libya. The plan calls for a cease-fire, an elected presidential council with representatives from Libya’s three regions and an 18-month transition period until elections are held.
A group of senators pressed the State Department on Tuesday to take action to curb widespread violations of a United Nations arms embargo on Libya and ensure that U.S.-manufactured weaponry and equipment are not used in the country’s prolonged conflict.
ICC Prosecutor calls for Libya ceasefire progress, decries ‘powerful forces’ hampering global justice
The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging Libya’s warring parties to implement their recent historic ceasefire agreement, calling it a “welcome concrete development” for a population that has been yearning for peace.
Amnesty International: UN Rights Council members must address widespread torture in Libya during periodic review
A sense of impunity has fueled rampant torture by militias and armed groups affiliated to the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and rivals with de facto control of territory because of real or perceived family, tribal, political or regional affiliations, Amnesty International said ahead of Libya’s review at the …
Amnesty International has called on the United States to stop the sale of 18 sophisticated armed MQ-9B aerial drones to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in light of evidence that civilians are being killed during attacks in war-ravaged Yemen and Libya.
New details have emerged surrounding US federal lawsuits filed in multiple jurisdictions against Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar by families of alleged victims of torture and extrajudicial killings, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
The Acting Head of the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Stephanie Williams, said that the participants in the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum aim to end to the transitional stages in Libya.