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Payment, rather than security is seen as barrier to return of foreign companies to Libya

Payment, rather than security is seen as...

By Sami Zaptia. Speaking on the opening day of the Libya Investment Summit in Istanbul 9-11 May, Jason Pack, Executive Director US-Libya Business Association, said that ‘‘Libya has cultural and structural challenges inherited from the...

Desert cats

Desert Cats

By Valerie Stocker “Passionate about the Tuareg” see themselves as cultural ambassadors. The musical project is the result of co-operation between two bands – one from southern Tunisia and the other from the Libyan Sahara. What...

Haftar offered army chief post on accepting Libyan unity government

Haftar offered army chief post on accepting...

The renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has been offered the role of Libya’s army chief on condition he supports the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli, according to the government’s foreign minister.

Libyan rivals descend on Washington

Libyan rivals descend on Washington

By Julian Pecquet Libya’s chaotic politics will play out in Washington this week as some of the war-wracked nation’s top rivals scramble for the Donald Trump administration’s attention.

ICC mulls investigation into Libya’s abuse of refugees

ICC mulls investigation into Libya’s abuse...

The International Criminal Court prosecutor has expressed alarm at the inhumane detention of thousands of vulnerable refugees and migrants in Libya and said she was examining whether an investigation could be opened into crimes against them.

Libya's neighbours, U.N. voice support for its new move for talks

Libya’s neighbours, U.N. voice support...

Libya’s neighbours and the United Nations on Monday voiced their support for a meeting held last week between the North African country’s main rival figures, the head of the U.N.-backed government, Fayez Seraj, and eastern commander...

US boosts Libya presence with base in Sahara

US boosts Libya presence with base in Sahara

By Graeme Baker The US has established a military base in the southernmost reaches of Libya, documents reveal, as Washington cements its presence in Libya and beyond amid claims by Donald Trump it has “no role” in the country.

السراج وحفتر يتوصَّلان إلى اتفاقٍ بشأن الأزمة الليبية

Details emerge of reported Serraj-Hafter...

Although there has been no official statement so far on today’s talks in Abu Dhabi between Presidency Council head Fayez Serraj and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, unconfirmed reports say that a number of points were agreed.

Trump shifts position on Libya

Trump shifts position on Libya

By Kyle Cheney Donald Trump reversed himself again on Libya on Sunday, saying in an interview that he would have authorized a “surgical” strike to take out Muammar Qadhafi, after months of telling voters the country would have been better...

PC appoints firearms expert accused of carrying out political assassinations for Gaddafi's regime

PC appoints firearms expert accused of...

By Martin Beckford Abdelgader Tuhami worked at embassy when WPC Yvonne Fletcher was killed. He is a firearms expert who has been accused of carrying out assassinations. Tuhami has been investigated by Scotland Yard over the notorious murder...

​ PC under fire for corruption and nepotism over new ambassadors’ list

PC under fire for corruption and nepotism...

By Kamailoudini Tagba The UN-backed Presidential Council’s problems are festering as leaked list of new appointed ambassadors reveals corruption and nepotism at the head of the new Libyan leadership tasked to reconstruct the country...

WPC Fletcher murder suspect named “Libyan Spy Chief”

WPC Fletcher murder suspect named “Libyan...

By Abdullah Ben Ibrahim A former Gaddafi officer, suspected of having links to the shooting of British police officer WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy in 1984, has been picked to head the Libyan Intelligence Agency.

ICC Unseals a Warrant of Arrest for Al-Tuhay Khaled

ICC Unseals a Warrant of Arrest for...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber I unseals a warrant of arrest for Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity