Military courts in eastern Libya have sentenced at least 22 people to death and imprisoned hundreds more in “sham, torture-tainted” trials, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday. The rights group said the trials were “aimed at punishing real or perceived opponents and critics” of the Libyan Arab Armed[…]
Israeli forces arrested 24 Palestinians on Monday morning ahead of May’s Palestinian legislative election, which Israel fears the Hamas movement will win with a landslide majority. This latest round of arrests targeted several towns in the West Bank, according to a statement by the Palestinian prisoners’ rights group Asra Media[…]
Arab foreign ministers said on Tuesday that they wanted to avoid a new battle in Libya and called for a truce as the warring sides mobilise near the main oil region as their foreign backers threaten an escalation. “Libya is passing through a dangerous turn in the course of its[…]
Libya’s internationally-recognised government says it has captured the strategic al-Watiya airbase from fighters loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. Military spokesman Mohamed Gnunu said in a Twitter post on Monday the forces of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) had taken over the entirety of the base near[…]
At least three people, including a civilian, were killed after rocket attacks by forces loyal to Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar hit the capital Tripoli and a nearby area, the government said early on Friday. Rockets struck Tripoli port, Mitiga International Airport and a coastal road, said Mustafa al-Mujie,[…]
Some 40 people have reportedly been killed and another 80 injured after a detention facility housing predominantly African migrants was hit in an alleged airstrike on Tuesday night, Reuters and AFP reported, citing health officials. Gruesome images of the aftermath have surfaced on social media, purportedly showing multiple bodies buried[…]
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