Reporting the news in Libya has become a difficult and dangerous job, as political polarisation and intolerance have risen. A three-week course run in Tunis by BBC Media Action for 25 Libyan journalists has highlighted the challenges.
OCHA Flash Update 2 – Humanitarian agencies launch appeal to respond to large-scale displacement in Libya
Civilian casualties, injuries, and large-scale displacement continue to increase in Libya as a result of recent clashes in the capital city of Tripoli and several other areas of the country. The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) estimates that over 331,000 people are at risk and in need of humanitarian assistance, which …
Zintan claims further advances against Gharian
Zintani–led forces claim to have repulsed an attempt yesterday by Gharian militiamen to take over a camp near Bir Ghanem as well as to have seized another one controlled by the Gharianis on the road to Tripoli and shot down a helicopter belong to Libya Dawn.
Thinni in Cairo for talks on Egyptian support
The Prime Minister, flew to Cairo day for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatteh Sisi on Egyptian help to end the crisis in Libya.
NGO: Dozens of Palestinians, Syrians found dead off Libya
Libyan authorities have found dozens of illegal migrants, mostly Palestinians and Syrians, dead off Libya earlier their month after their boat sank due to technical problems, an international rights watchdog said Tuesday.
Unidentified militants kill six in Benghazi
Four of the victims were security troops, sources say
Weekly Security Report 07 October 2014 by SNE Special Projects
The UN sponsored talks are expected to begin again within the next few days after having the Eid holiday off. Tripoli has remained relatively quiet throughout the Eid al Adha festivities thus far, although militia leaders from Zintan have continued to claim that they intend to launch a counteroffensive against …
Derna’s rival Islamist militias fall out over Caliphate allegiance
Following Friday’s declaration of allegiance to Daesh (the “Islamic State”) by Derna’s Shoura Council of Islamic Youth (SCIY) and its military parade through the streets, the town’s rival Islamist militia, the Abu Sleem Martyrs’ Brigade has said that it is not giving it allegiance to anyone outside the country.
Libyans evaluate House of Representatives
Libyans are divided over the role of the parliament in taking their country out of its political and security crisis.
Benghazi Violence: Benina clashes continue into fifth consecutive day
Nine more members of Saiqa Special Forces have died and three members of Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shoura Council (BRSC) were also reportedly killed as the identities of those slain in the last five days of fighting continue to emerge.