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Derna: One month on, humanitarian response, early recovery and reconstruction continue – OCHA

One month after Storm Daniel hit the Libyan eastern coast causing a major disaster in the city of Derna, the latest UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for Libya (OCHA) report says the humanitarian response continues alongside early recovery and reconstruction efforts. It says assistance is ongoing in …

UNSMIL completes technical review of Libyan electoral laws, commends the 6+6 for their effort and calls for a political settlement on remaining contentious issues

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) completed an initial technical review of the Presidential Election Law no. 28/2023 and Parliamentary Election Law no. 27/2023, which were officially received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the evening of Thursday, 5 October.

Haftar discusses with UK delegation cooperation in the field of combating terrorism

Khalifa Haftar has discussed with Minister of State for the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, James Heappey, cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism, political developments, and creating conditions for holding elections.

Hammad accuses Dbeibah of supporting Barghathi to destabilize Benghazi

The Prime Minister of the government designated by the House of Representatives (HoR) Osama Hammad accused the Government of National Unity of being behind the armed unrest taking place in Benghazi, describing the force of Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi as a rogue gang that came with direct funding from elements affiliated with …

EU: Frontex’s lack of transparency on Libyan cooperation to be heard in court

Ahead of a hearing at the General Court of the European Union, in which Frontex, the EU border agency, will be questioned over its lack of transparency in relation to its involvement in maritime interceptions and subsequent human rights abuses against refugees and migrants in Libya, Matteo de Bellis, Amnesty …

EUBAM Libya signs MoU with Libyan Foreign Ministry to increase cooperation

The Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya), Natalina Cea, and the Head of EU Affairs Department of the Tripoli-based Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdulrhaman Khamada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation yesterday.

UNSMIL concerned by weekend Benghazi armed clashes and communications blackout

The United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in Libya expressed its concern in a statement today about the armed clashes in Benghazi over the last few days and the continued communications outage. It said it continues to investigate reports of civilian casualties.