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Turkey, Libya committed to eastern Mediterranean maritime accord

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey and Libya were committed to a 2019 maritime demarcation accord in the eastern Mediterranean, after...

Libya force frees prisoners in reconciliation gesture

Forces in Zawiya in western Libya on Wednesday released more than 100 captives taken from Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) to solidify...

Gunmen kill wanted Libyan commander in new sign of instability

Gunmen assassinated an eastern Libyan commander wanted for war crimes on Wednesday, medics said, underscoring the risks of violent escalation on the ground that...

Macron says France to reopen embassy in Tripoli on Monday

France will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli next Monday to show its support for the North African country’s new authorities, President...

Libya to investigate discovery of bodies in Benghazi

The prime minister of Libya’s new unity government said on Friday he had instructed the attorney general to open an investigation into the discovery...

Libyan arms embargo “totally ineffective”

A 10-year-long arms embargo on Libya remains “totally ineffective” according to a UN Panel of Experts in its final report to the Security Council...

Libyan parliament backs unity government, advancing peace plan

Libya’s long-divided parliament on Wednesday approved an interim government mandated to bring the fractured country together after a decade of chaos and violence, and...

Libya PM addresses parliament as government vote looms

Libya’s designated interim prime minister, Abdulhamid Dbeibeh, urged the long-divided parliament on Tuesday to back his proposed unity government as it prepared for a...

Libyan MPs arrive at Sirte to debate unity government

Scores of Libyan parliament members from both sides of the divided country arrived in the frontline city of Sirte on Sunday for a session...

Seventeen tonnes of cannabis resin bound for Libya seized in Niger

Niger police have seized a record 17 tonnes of cannabis resin worth around $37 million in a shipment originating in Lebanon and bound for...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...