A deputy of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Emrullah İşler, is paying a two-day visit to Libya in his capacity as special representative of Turkey’s president and government, the Foreign Ministry announced Oct. 20.
196 people attempting illegal immigration stopped at Libya border
Border guards foiled an attempt by 196 illegal immigrants who were crossing the Egyptian border with Libya on Sunday.
Initiative for Cessation of Military Operations in Kikla-Qala to Facilitate Humanitarian Aid
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is proposing a cessation of military operations in the areas of Kikla and Qala in western Libya for at least four days, effective at 00:00 on 18 October 2014, to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance.
UPDATED: Cairo, Libyan fighters deny Egypt’s bombing Benghazi
Libya’s Operation Dignity and Egyptian officials deny earlier reports that Egypt’s warplanes were involved in targeting Islamist sites in Benghazi
Kerry holds surprise Libya talks in Paris
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will hold surprise talks in Paris with his Libyan counterpart on Tuesday amid growing international concern over the turmoil flourishing in the North African nation.
Excerpts from SRSG Bernardino Leon's Opening Remarks at the meeting of parliamentarians in Tripoli
The situation in the country is a situation of institutional chaos, and wherever there is fighting (there is ) also chaos on the ground. These people who are fighting, they are using as an excuse in many cases the institutional chaos. They don’t see a clear political direction in the …
Libya’s distress call
The fissures in Libya are a direct threat to the entire region
France’s Operation Barkane Launches First Attack in Sahel
A militant convoy has been destroyed in the first engagement for the French force – Operation Barkane
Tripoli, Libya, 11 October 2014 – Secretary-General's remarks in Tripoli, Libya
There is no alternative to dialogue. It is my conviction that all problems in Libya can be solved through dialogue. Nevertheless, we understand that the path will be long and difficult.
Libya on the brink
The crisis in Libya appears to be reaching a turning point. The military situation is at a standstill, yet the political status quo cannot hold for much longer as control of the Central Bank and the oil wealth has become the primary field of contention. This presents an opening for …