Category: Libya


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 […]


Libya’s UN-backed unity government has denied reports that it had given Italy a green light to establish a “logistics hub” on Libya’s southern border.  After a Friday meeting of the Italy-Libya cooperation council, Italy’s Interior Ministry announced that Tripoli had […]


An international medical aid group has called on Libyan authorities to end arbitrary detention of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, branding conditions inside detention centres in the North African country as “dire,” ″unhealthy” and “abusive.” Copyright @ 2017 The New […]


According to the Guardian, the UK will be offering a £9 million aid package to Libya. The money is intended to go towards the growing gigration crisis Libya is currently facing, as well as towards combatting terrorism in the country. […]