Libya’s warring sides have signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, the United Nations Libya mission said in a ceremony in Geneva to sign the agreement. The UN on Friday said the two sides in the talks have reached the “historic achievement” with a immediate[…]
The United Nations Libya mission said it was alarmed by reports of “brutal and outrageous summary executions” in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday, after pictures emerged appearing to show at least nine people being shot dead at the site of a twin car bombing. The U.N. Libya mission,[…]
The US government says a man linked to a deadly attack on a US diplomatic compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi five years ago has been captured. Mustafa al-Imam, who was captured in Libya on Sunday, “will face justice in the United States”, US President Donald Trump said in[…]
The Red Crescent in Libya has called for a ceasefire in the eastern city of Benghazi to allow the evacuation of families trapped by street fighting between an alliance of militia groups and pro-government forces. Banks, government offices, supermarkets and some hospitals were closed in Libya’s second-largest city on on[…]
Renewed fighting has broken out in Benghazi, a day after the retired general Khalifa Haftar vowed to “liberate” the city from what he called terrorists. Sources told Al Jazeera that gunfire and explosions were heard early on Wednesday and that aircraft belonging to the general’s forces were striking targets around[…]
Armed groups claimed to have taken control of Libya’s second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating units loyal to a renegade general, taking over their barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes of ammunition. The main police headquarters was on Thursday still smouldering after it was hit by shelling[…]
At least five people have been killed and nine wounded in the Libyan city of Benghazi after heavy fighting between security forces and rival militias. The clashes erupted late on Sunday, when irregular forces loyal to renegade former general Khalifa Haftar bombarded militia bases as part of his campaign to[…]
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