French spies secretly organized and funded the Libyan rebels who defeated Moammar Gadhafi, according to confidential emails to Hillary Clinton that were made public on June 22.
As Tunisia withdraws its diplomatic staff from Libya following the kidnapping of consular staff,relations between the two countries are growing increasingly tense.
Tunisia said on Friday it was shutting its consulate in conflict-hit Libya as 10 staffers abducted by an armed militia in Tripoli returned home after a week in captivity.
The EU is set to launch a naval mission on Monday against gangs smuggling migrants from Libya but it will be limited to intelligence-gathering for now because of a lack of U.N. authority or Libyan consent.
All 10 Tunisian consular workers kidnapped in the Libyan capital by an armed militia have been freed after a week in captivity, the Tunisian foreign minister said on Friday.
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace urges all parties to act responsibly to ensure an inclusive political agreement
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP), a leading Libyan women’s NGO, has expressed its firm conviction that the UN led Political Dialogue headed by Bernardino Leon, has reached an important stage towards achieving national consensus.
Three of the ten members of the Tunisian consulate staff kidnapped in Tripoli five days ago are reported to have been freed.
Libya’s self-proclaimed General National Congress, based in Tripoli, has given its support to the UN’s fourth draft proposal for a political solution to the country’s crisis.
Al-Qaeda and other militants in Libya on Tuesday released a list of names of those they say were killed in a US airstrike over the weekend that does not include the raid’s main target, al-Qaeda-linked commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar.
Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who allegedly masterminded the siege of an Algerian gas plant in which 38 hostages died, has been killed in a US air strike, Libya’s internationally recognised government said Sunday.