Thursday , 18 July 2019

Recent News

UN: 443 killed in Libyan capital since last month as a result of Haftar offensive

The UN’s health agency, the World Health Organization, says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya’s capital since the head of the self-styled Libyan National Army, rogue General Khalifa Haftar, launched an offensive against Tripoli last month.

UN report finds likely use of armed drone in Libya by Haftar or ‘third party’

United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces or a supporting “third party” in an attack last month on troops affiliated with Libya’s internationally-recognized government, according to a confidential report to the UN Security Council, Reuters reports.

France’s Macron calls for ceasefire in Libya after meeting Sarraj

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli after meeting with Fayez al-Sarraj, the prime minister of the country’s internationally recognised government.

UN-backed Libya gov’t asks Italy to pressure EU not to support Haftar

Head of Libya’s internationally recognised government Fayez Al-Sarraj yesterday asked Italy to help change the positions of EU countries regarding attacks being carried out against Tripoli by renegade General Khalifa Haftar, the Anadolu Agency reported.