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[…]
Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has said it will boycott talks on the conflict in the North African country to be held by Arab League foreign ministers next week. Foreign minister Mohamed Taher Siala told the bloc’s executive council on Friday that the planned meeting would “merely deepen[…]
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,[…]
The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Libya has condemned the cutting off of water supply to the capital Tripoli over the past week as “particularly reprehensible” and said it must stop immediately. An armed group on Monday stormed a control station at Shwerif, stopping water from being pumped and threatening[…]
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[…]
At least 205 people have been killed in the battle for control of the Libyan capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, as the United Nations-recognised government said it would seek the prosecution of renegade military leader Khalifa Haftar in the International Criminal Court (ICC). Libya’s unity[…]
At least four people have been killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital Tripoli. Nearly two weeks into the assault to seize the city, Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) is stuck in the city’s southern outskirts battling armed groups loyal to the UN-recognised Tripoli government. But the[…]
Two days of clashes between rival militias near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, have left 10 people dead and 41 wounded, the health ministry said on Thursday. Fighting between armed groups erupted on Wednesday despite a truce deal four months ago that had halted deadly battles in the city. The health ministry[…]
Rival Libyan militias have agreed a ceasefire to pause fighting that has killed more than 100 people over the past month, Libya’s internationally recognised government announced on Wednesday. Representatives of the Government of National Accord (GNA) signed a deal with Tarhouna, the town southeast of Tripoli whose fighters were battling[…]
At least 12 people have been reported killed on Wednesday as armed militants including at least one suicide bomber stormed the offices of the Libyan electoral commission in Tripoli in an attack claimed by Islamic State. The attackers set the building ablaze, according to spokesman Khaled Amar, who fled with[…]
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