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UN acting Libya envoy ‘optimistic’ on ceasefire talks

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The United Nations’ acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday she was “quite optimistic” that ongoing talks between the warring sides would lead to a...

Pope expresses support for detained fishermen in Libya

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Pope Francis expressed support on Sunday for 18 fishermen held in Libya, weighing in on a standoff between Italy and the administration of Khalifa...

Migrant evacuation flights resume from Libya, UN agency says

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United Nations evacuation flights for migrants stuck in Libya have resumed after being suspended because of the global pandemic, the UN refugee agency said...

Italy condemns detention of fishermen seized off eastern Libya

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Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio accused Khalifa Haftar’s administration in eastern Libya of “unacceptable” behaviour on Thursday for detaining 18 sailors who were...

Alleged human trafficker detained in Libya

Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) detained Abdalrahman al-Milad, a coastguard commander sanctioned by the UN for alleged human trafficking and migrant...

Pandemic adds to war in keeping Libyan children out of school

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Their young lives already disrupted by war, Libyan schoolchildren face even bigger obstacles to their education during the global pandemic than young people elsewhere. With...

Libya says it detains men suspected of burning Nigerian to death

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Three Libyans killed a Nigerian man by setting him on fire in Tripoli, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, in what a UN agency...

Libyan rivals agree to further military talks, UN says

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Libya’s warring sides have agreed to resume military talks next week after meeting in Egypt, the United Nations mission said, adding it hoped the...

Eastern Libyan forces say they killed Islamic State leader

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Eastern Libyan forces said on Wednesday they killed the leader of the Islamic State group in North Africa during a raid in the southern...

Down but not out, Haftar still looms over Libya peace process

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His assault on Libya’s capital has collapsed. Foreign powers have tried to sideline him. But military commander Khalifa Haftar still sits astride oil terminals,...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...