April 21, 2020 11:44 am
Without naming Western-based forces, it lamented arbitrary arrests, abuse of civilians and fighters and electricity and gas supply cut-offs, which it said amounted to “collective punishment'' in the strategic city.
February 24, 2020 1:46 pm
As the camels were being herded along the road, some onlookers made fun of the government, saying it was bringing in camels as a substitute form of transport because of the lack of petrol.
February 16, 2020 9:55 pm
"It's complicated because there are violations by land, sea and air, but it needs to be monitored and there needs to be accountability," UN Deputy Special Representative to Libya Stephanie Williams told a news conference, adding that Libya was now awash with advanced weapons.
February 10, 2020 9:15 am
The relentless war in Libya has turned the country into a major conduit for migrants fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.
February 06, 2020 11:51 am
A UN resolution that would endorse a plan to restore peace to Libya and condemn the recent increase in violence is facing opposition from Russia and South Africa.
February 05, 2020 11:53 am
The talks bring together five senior military officers from Haftar's Libyan National Army and five from forces aligned with the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli.
February 05, 2020 7:59 am
Ghassan Salame, head of the United Nations support mission in Libya, lamented that an arms embargo has been "incessantly" violated since the fall of longtime autocrat Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. He said an international conference in Berlin last month sought to renew respect for it.
January 17, 2020 9:50 pm
Turkey, which has promised to send troops to back Libya's government against Haftar's offensive, is at odds with Greece over oil-and-gas drilling rights in the East Mediterranean.
January 13, 2020 10:39 pm
The truce brokered by Russia and Turkey marked the first break in fighting in months. There were immediate reports of violations by both sides, however, raising concerns it might not hold.
January 02, 2020 9:33 pm
There are concerns that Turkish forces could aggravate the conflict in Libya. But Ankara says the deployment may be needed for Turkey to safeguard its interests in Libya and in the eastern Mediterranean.
August 07, 2014 3:11 pm
An Air India plane on Thursday brought back home about 200 Indians stuck in war-torn Iraq.