On 15 March 2023, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting in the presence of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Abdoulaye Bathily bringing together the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC) and an number of commanders of the military and security units in the …
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 …
Italy links increased migration to Russia’s Wagner group
Italy’s defence minister on Monday accused Russia’s Wagner mercenary group of fuelling irregular migration towards Europe as a way of hitting back at countries like his which support Ukraine.
Bathily: Haftar supports my political efforts
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Libya (SRSG), Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Monday that Khalifa Haftar has expressed support for his efforts to facilitate the political process, as well as the Joint Military Commission’s important work in establishing a secure environment that is conducive to human rights.
Speaker Saleh: UN envoy was wrong to describe HoR’s legitimacy as expired
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh said that the briefing of the UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily made it clear that he was not well aware of the constitutional declaration and the political agreement.
Authorities dig up more bodies from mass graves in Tarhuna
Authorities in Tarhuna have discovered two new mass graves in the city, the General Authority for Research and Identification of Missing Persons announced on Monday.
Italy estimates 680K migrants might cross sea from Libya
Intelligence reports indicate nearly 700,000 migrants are in Libya awaiting an opportunity to set out by sea toward Italy, a lawmaker from Premier Giorgia Meloni’s far-right party said Sunday, but a UN migration official called the number not credible.