A video shared on Monday shows line of vehicles parading through Derna in eastern Libya with men holding Islamic State flags and chanting slogans in support of the group
Libya body agrees on election of head of state, gov’t representatives
Liby’a Joint Committee (6+6) yesterday announced that a full consensus has been reached regard…
Libyan parliament replaces its appointed prime minister
Libya’s eastern-based parliament voted on Tuesday to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister,…
Libya: Authorities impose ‘severe’ crackdown on rights groups, says HRW
Libyan authorities are imposing “severe restrictions” on local and foreign civil society…
UN mission accuses EU of aiding crimes against humanity in Libya
United Nations investigators say there is evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed …
UN says tonnes of uranium missing from Libyan site: Reports
The United Nations’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said approximately 2.3 tonnes of …
196 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean in one week
One hundred and ninety six migrants attempting to cross Mediterranean were rescued by the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) in one week with some 2,200 saved since the beginning of August. Many had set out from Libya.
A new walled border for Algeria and Libya?
Amid heightened security on the Algerian side of the border, Libyan and Algerian news outlets are awash with reports that a 120 kilometre-long electric fence is to be built between the North African neighbours.
Benghazi violence: 14 killed and 50 wounded in two days of fighting
After some of the fiercest fighting so far in Ansar Al-Sharia’s attempt to capture Benina airbase, a total of 14 troops from Operation Dignity have been killed and 50 wounded in two days of fighting.
Where is Libya Headed?
While the world’s attention is focused elsewhere, Libya continues descending into ever-greater chaos, with Islamist militants now holding the upper hand. The longer this writhing maelstrom remains on the global back burner, the higher the chances of an even more problematic challenge ahead. Already, the near total absence of central …
French Troops Edge Closer to Libya Border to Cut Off Islamists
France is setting up a base in northern Niger as part of an operation aimed at stopping al-Qaida-linked militants from crisscrossing the Sahel-Sahara region between southern Libya and Mauritania, officials said.