MinbarLibya – International

Moscow welcomes Libya’s fighting factions

By Vasily Kuznetsov As the United Nations is looking to rally broad international support for a new peace plan for Libya, outside actors that came to play a bigger role in breaking the Libyan stalemate are making their own moves. 

General accused of war crimes courted by...

By Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Ruth Michaelson European leaders are embracing a Libyan general who has ordered his soldiers to commit war crimes, according to new evidence that has been analysed by senior legal experts.

Vice tightens on Libya’s people traffickers

By Imed Lamloum In Sabrata, Libya’s main departure point for clandestine migrants hoping to reach Europe, people trafficking gangs are under so much pressure that some have closed for business.

September 25, a new revolution in Libya (!!)

By Abdelkader Assad Libyans brace for a new wave of nation-wide protests on September 25 to go out in public squares and chant their demands as well as rights against the current governing bodies from east to west.

Is Sara Bronfman’s husband, Basit Igtet...

On September 21, 2017, The Libya Times published an article titled: ‘Tripoli Braces for Hurricane Igtet’. Basit Igtet [husband of Sara Bronfman) is front and center in a confrontation between the UN-backed government in Libya and Muslim...

Libyan National Congress: UN Special...

By Khaled Mahmoud and Sawsan Abu Hussein The roadmap proposed by UN Sec-Gen Special Representative and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame will not succeed in solving the Libyan political crisis, according to a...

Footage surfaces showing Libya’s Haftar...

An International Criminal Court arrest warrant for a Libyan militia leader issued in August has raised questions about whether the accused’s highest commander – Khalifa Haftar – is also potentially guilty of war crimes.

Libya’s Haftar and Liability of Superiors:...

By Beth Van Schaack Further to Just Security‘s coverage on Tuesday of the potential war crimes liability of U.S citizen/Libyan warlord General Khalifa Haftar, this article discusses the distinction under international criminal law between

Unveiling New Libya Plan, UN Sees...

The United Nations launched a road map on Wednesday for a renewed international effort to break a political stalemate in Libya and end the turmoil that followed the country’s 2011 uprising.

Libyans urged to ‘seize...

By Damien McElroy Libyans were asked to “seize the opportunity” for national unity after the UN’s envoy presented a roadmap to presidential and parliamentary elections under a new constitution.

Toward a stable Libya: Small steps rather...

By Casper Wuite ‘Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth,’ Ghassan Salamé, the new head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, told the Italian newspaper La Stampa earlier this month, referring to various international...