Libya

UN-led Libya talks set December 2021 date for elections

The gathering, which started on Monday, was aimed at setting a roadmap out of Libya's yearslong civil war.

published on : 14th November 2020

11 migrants trying to reach Europe drown off Libyan coast; third shipwreck in week: UN

This year, some 500 migrants have died trying to cross the Central Mediterranean, according to the IOM, but the organization warned that there were likely more deaths that had gone uncounted.

published on : 26th October 2020

UN says Libyan sides sign countrywide cease-fire deal

Libya is split between a UN-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, and rival authorities based in the east. The two sides are backed by local militias as well as regional and foreign powers.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya released, confirms MEA

The Indian nationals, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, were kidnapped at Asshwerif on September 14 when they were on their way to the Tripoli airport.

published on : 12th October 2020

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya; govt in touch with Libyan authorities to rescue them: MEA

The Indians were kidnapped at a place called Asshwerif on September 14 when they were on their way to the Tripoli airport to catch a flight to India

published on : 8th October 2020

Libyan civil war: UN expresses concern over 'dramatic turn' in crisis

Protests over deteriorating economic conditions erupted earlier this week in the capital and elsewhere in western Libya, which is controlled by forces loyal to the UN-supported government.

published on : 29th August 2020

Libya government announces cease-fire, calls for elections

Fayez Sarraj, head of the Government of National Accord in the capital, announced parliamentary and presidential elections would be held in March.

published on : 21st August 2020

Egypt's lawmakers to vote on deploying troops to conflict-torn Libya

The conflict has escalated into a regional proxy war fueled by foreign powers pouring weapons and mercenaries into the country.

published on : 20th July 2020

Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions on states interfering in Libya

Libya has been mired in chaos since the 2011 uprising that toppled and later killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

published on : 19th July 2020

Bombs kill seven including Bangladeshi minor in shelter for displaced at Libya's Tripoli

The shelling of the facility in the city's Furnaj district on late Saturday also wounded at least 17 people.

published on : 17th May 2020

War-torn Libya reports first coronavirus case 

The health minister of the UN-recognised GNA late Tuesday reported 'a first contamination with the coronavirus in Libya,' without giving details of the case.

published on : 25th March 2020

East Libya bans women from travelling abroad alone

We have known of cases of Libyan women dealing with foreign intelligence services, a General told a news channel.

published on : 21st February 2017
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