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Sudanese oil guards in Libya under investigation

Sudan is investigating Sudanese men transferred to Libyan oil facilities after being hired as guards by an Emirati company. Sudan’s foreign ministry is looking...

West Libyan forces claim downed drone

Forces aligned with Libya’s Tripoli-based government shot down a drone operated by their rivals, suggesting a strengthening of air defences with accelerated military support...

UN wants accountability for detention centre air strikes

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Warring parties in Libya, as well as foreign governments supporting them, were urged to investigate deadly air strikes last July which killed at least...

Haftar will not respect ceasefire – Erdogan

Eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar is violating Libya’s truce and cannot be expected to respect the ceasefire between his forces and pro-government troops, Turkish...

Haftar pushes west

Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar sought to open a new front by moving forces toward Misrata, allied to the country’s internationally recognised government,...

Libya arms embargo breached

Countries backing rival factions in Libya violated an arms embargo they agreed to a week ago at a summit in Berlin, the United Nations...

Mitiga Airport reopens

Libya’s internationally recognised government said reopened Mitiga, Tripoli’s only functioning airport, following closure after rockets were fired at it. Mitiga, east of central Tripoli,...

Libya neighbours want stronger truce

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum told visiting envoys from countries neighbouring Libya he hoped their meeting would strengthen a fragile truce and avert more...

Mitiga Airport closed – again

The only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli closed on Wednesday after rockets were fired at it, the airport said in a statement. An...

Libya facing catastrophe

Libya will face a “catastrophic situation” unless foreign powers pressure eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar to lift an oilfield blockade that cut output to almost...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...