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The head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, has canceled a scheduled visit to New York. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2018 - 10:07 GMT
The head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, has canceled a scheduled visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly session.
Militias Clashes in Sirte. (AFP / Mahmud Turkia)
September 18, 2018 - 10:26 GMT
Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord announced the formation of a “joint military force” in anticipation of the possible re-eruption of clashes between militias in the capital Tripoli.
Khalifa Haftar salutes during a military parade in the eastern city of Benghazi. (AFP/ File)
September 16, 2018 - 14:36 GMT
Khalifa Haftar’s son, Saddam, accused of controlling Benghazi-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) and transferring huge sums of money and silvers to unidentified places.
Fighters from the Libya Dawn militia fire at positions of forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government. (AFP/ File)
September 16, 2018 - 08:28 GMT
A lawyer representing victims of fighting in the Libyan town of Tawergha is urging the international community to stop Qatar from supporting armed militias behind the violence.
Tunis, Tunisia (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 13, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
The Libyan Group for Peace, an independent movement based in Tunisian capital Tunis, unveiled an initiative on Thursday aimed at achieving political reconciliation in the troubled North African country.
Investigation of MH17 (Bellingcat)
September 13, 2018 - 13:13 GMT
Eliot Higgins is using publicly available information to cut through the fog of war. He's changing international law and war crime investigations as a result.
ISIL fighters executed by General Khalifa Haftar's forces in Libya (Twitter)
September 11, 2018 - 11:13 GMT
A spokesman for East Libya-based forces has called for strengthening relations with Algeria to combat terrorism, amid tension between the two sides.
Libya's National Oil Company in Tripoli (Twitter)
September 10, 2018 - 13:58 GMT
Casualties have been reported as armed men stormed on Monday the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company in Tripoli.
Libya's Tripoli (Twitter)
September 05, 2018 - 08:53 GMT
The United Nations said Tuesday that a ceasefire agreement had been reached between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Members of the Salah Bou-Haliqa brigade celebrate as they arrive in the eastern city of Benghazi. (AFP Photo)
September 04, 2018 - 08:25 GMT
Security continued to deteriorate in the Libyan capital Tripoli as clashes between rival militias persisted for a second week.
Days of fighting in Libya (Twitter)
September 03, 2018 - 10:23 GMT
Libya’s internationally-recognized government has announced a state of emergency in the capital, Tripoli, and its outskirts, which have been the scene of deadly clashes between rival militia groups over the past week.
The Tunisian customs post at the Ras Jedir border crossing with Libya, south of the town of Ben Guerdane. (AFP/ File)
September 02, 2018 - 09:03 GMT
Libyan authorities reopened on Saturday the country’s main border post with Tunisia following more than a six-week closure prompted by tensions over smuggling.
(AFP/FILE)
August 29, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
Its chaos and tribalism overstated, William Lawrence thinks people simply do not understand Libya, and claim its conflict is much easier to solve than the one in Syria and Yemen, if only analysts and policymakers start from the local level up.
Smoke billows from Tajura, a suburb of Tripoli. (AFP/ File)
August 28, 2018 - 11:28 GMT
Libyan rival groups linked to the unity government faced off with tanksand pickups mounted with machine guns, residents and security sources said, as explosions rocked Libya’s capital on Monday.
Libyan security patrol on August 23, 2018 near the site of an attack on a checkpoint in the city of Zliten. (AFP)
August 27, 2018 - 12:58 GMT
Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) vowed on Sunday to punish the perpetrators of last week’s terrorist attack against a security checkpoint east of the capital Tripoli on Thursday.
(AFP/ File Photo)
August 22, 2018 - 07:49 GMT
Libya's southern area of Fezzan is suffering from an influx of foreign fighters that are gradually taking over the country's tribes.