Category: Libya


  433 people were killed during violence in Libya in 2017 This included 79 children and 10 women 201 people were executed 75 were killed due to indiscriminate fighting and violence   A total of 433 people, including 79 children […]


  Military commander Khalifa Haftar has been accused of carrying out Monday’s airstrikes in Derna that killed 17 The Justice and Construction Party claimed he was carrying out ‘terrorist acts’ and targetting unarmed civilians Derna has been under siege by Haftar-commanded […]


Continued political and military fragmentation in Libya is allowing for the regrouping of ISIS in the country after it was largely defeated in 2016, Walid Namane, an independent analyst, and North Africa expert has said. Two rival factions are competing […]


More than 4,000 migrants have been transferred to a hangar in the coastal city of Sabratha by a U.N. migration agency, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Monday. In a written statement, UNSMIL said the International Organization for […]


Representatives of Libya’s rival authorities have made progress on amending a deal on a political transition for the North African country, the special U.N. envoy said on Sunday. U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame opened new talks in Tunisia between the rival […]


East Libya’s breakaway government banned all United States citizens from entering its borders on Wednesday, in retaliation for Washington’s recent travel ban against Libyans. The House of Representatives [HoR] based in Tobruk said the US travel ban, due to start […]


Libya’s navy warned it will seize activists’ boats on migrant rescue missions that enter its waters unauthorized, after a run-in on Wednesday with a German vessel during which a warning shot was fired. “This time we avoided an escalation. In […]