Category: Libya


The Government of National Accord led by Fayez al-Sarraj signed in Tripoli on Friday a number of security cooperation agreements with the United States. The deals were signed in the presence of Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Taha Siala. U.S. […]


Libya’s speaker of the Tobruk-based parliament said on Tuesday he expects the formation of a unity government by the end of the year. “I expect that by the end of this year, the problems in Libya will be resolved and […]


Tripoli’s municipal council suspended work Thursday to protest the abduction of the city’s mayor, Abdul-Raouf Beit al-Mal, by unknown perpetrators, according to a council statement. The mayor, the statement explained, had been abducted by unknown perpetrators who broke into his […]


Naval forces affiliated with the National Consensus Government in Libya saved 237 illegal immigrants from death off the Libyan city of Az-Zawiyah late Saturday says the forces in a written statement. According to the statement 237 illegal immigrants in two […]


President Donald Trump on Friday extended the state of emergency that imposed unilateral sanctions on Libya, a measure imposed by former President Barack Obama nearly seven years ago. The sanctions were put in place to address what Obama considered a […]


Security personnel affiliated with Libya’s U.N.-backed unity government on Wednesday detained four Libyans suspected of involvement in the kidnap and torture of several Sudanese migrants, according to the government’s Interior Ministry. In a statement posted on Facebook, a Special Deterrent […]


Twin car bombs detonated near a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, leaving dozens of people dead and injured Tuesday, local officials said. The first bomb went off around 8:20 p.m. outside Bayaat al-Radwan Mosque and a passport office in the city’s […]