Libyan Health Ministry ceases overseas treatment for its citizens

The Libya Observer reports that the Libyan Ministry of Health announced the cessation of overseas treatment completely, after the resignation of the Chairman and members … Read more

Manchester Arena’s suicide bomber brother to be charged with murder, after extradition from Libya

The younger brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber will be charged with murder after being extradited to the UK, police say.

Officers escorted Hashem … Read more

Libyan oil revenue drops to 11.2%

Libya’s oil revenue dropped 11.2% to 14.3 billion dinars ($10,2 billion) in the first six months of 2019, compared with the same period last year, … Read more

A joint statement by Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, and the U.S.A. on the situation in Libya


The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Read more

African mercenaries reported to have joined Haftar’s forces for Tripoli battle


The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said Saturday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had provided Khalifa Haftar with mercenaries from Sudan’s Janjaweed and … Read more

United Nations calls for the release and evacuation of 5600 immigrants from accommodation centres in Libya

The United Nations called for the release of 5, 600 immigrants from accommodation centres in Libya and their evacuation to other countries.

It also stressed … Read more

Libya: More migrants moved to detention centre which was target by air strike

More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya’s capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk … Read more

Video: Six killed, 25 wounded in two car bombs during funeral in Benghazi, Libya

Six people were killed and 25 others wounded in a car bomb explosion during a military funeral at Hawari district’s cemetery in Benghazi on Thursday.… Read more

Use of Mitiga airport in Tripoli once more in jeopardy

The Libya Observer reports that the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Hisham Bushkiwat, said that the option of closing Mitiga Airport is on the … Read more

France publicly acknowledges it still has special forces deployed in Libya, says anti-tank missiles found in Libya were ‘unusable’

France said on Wednesday anti-tank missiles it bought from the United States and were later found in a base belonging to troops loyal to Libya’s … Read more

Migrants in Tripoli go on hunger strike


More than 360 people on Tuesday participated in a hunger strike that started over the weekend at the Tajoura migrant detention center on the … Read more

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes

The toll from last Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 … Read more

Violent clashes in the South of Tripoli, Mitiga airport reopens

The Libya Express reports that Sunday was characterized by violent clashes in the South of Libya.

An all-out offensive has kicked off on Sunday morning … Read more

Russian officials arrested in Libya

Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian company that was seeking to influence elections in Libya.

A letter from … Read more

Video – CCTV footage shows the moment Tajoura detention centre was attacked

Libyan Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency released a CCTV footage shows the moment the Tajoura Detention Center was attacked from warplanes, killing at least 50 migrants and … Read more

Nearly 1,000 dead in fight for Tripoli


The World Health Organization (WHO) said that almost 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar launched a push three … Read more

UN Security Council condemns deadly air strike on a migrant detention centre in Libya

The United Nations Security Council condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention centre in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to … Read more

Haftar insists “sale of oil is an exclusive” jurisdiction of the Tripoli NOC

In written comments to Bloomberg, Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar said he has not interest in controlling Libya’s oil industry.

Bloomberg reported that Haftar said the … Read more

Libya considering freeing all migrants, Italian coast guard saves 55 persons whilst others refused port of entry

Libya is weighing freeing all migrants from detention centres after the massacre at Tajoura detention centre after an airstrike on Tuesday evening.

Interior Minister Fathi … Read more

83 persons die as boat carrying migrants from Libya sinks in the Mediterranean Sea

A boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean Sea and only three passengers are known to have survived the shipwreck the day … Read more

UN says Libyan guards opened fire on fleeing migrants after airstrike on detention centre

The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from airstrikes that killed at … Read more

Reports of new strikes on Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport


The Libya Observer is reporting that there have new airstrikes on Mitiga Airport.

According to the Libya Observer, Mitiga Airport Administration said on Facebook … Read more

UN Security Council to meet and discuss Libya

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss an air strike on a detention center in Libya that killed scores … Read more

African Union and UNHCR call for probe of Libya airstrike on detention center for migrants

The African Union condemned an airstrike that hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital, killing at least 40 people.

In a statement, … Read more

UAE Denies Sending American Missiles to Libya

The United Arab Emirates denied on Tuesday that it had supplied a Libyan armed group with powerful American-made missiles, after a Democratic senator warned that … Read more