Geopolitics
New York: The Libyan government must immediately address the dire situation of asylum-seekers and refugees, in a humane manner, consistent with international human rights law, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. more
Ahead of peace talks, Libya PM says critical coastal road reopened

Ahead of the peace talks, Libya's unity government Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh said the main coastal Road across the frozen frontline has been opened as a gesture of progress i ...

Libya: Security Council backs ceasefire mechanism, calls for withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries

New York: The UN Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution which calls for all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave Libya and gives the green light for a UN team to monitor ...

Libya arms embargo ‘totally ineffective’: UN expert panel

New York: An arms embargo imposed on Libya by the Security Council in 2011 remains “totally ineffective” a UN Panel of Experts has said, adding that civilians, including migra ...

Libya: Security Council urges interim leadership to prepare for December polls

New York: The UN Security Council on Tuesday called on the new interim leadership of Libya to swiftly form an inclusive Government and make necessary preparations for December’s pre ...

Libya vote offers renewal and reconciliation chance, says veteran UN negotiator

New York: All Libyans have a chance at national reconciliation and renewal once the country’s representatives, who have begun meeting in Switzerland, vote on a new executive, UN neg ...

Guterres commends Libya forum for breakthrough on interim leadership deal

New York: The UN Secretary-General has praised the breakthrough made by a key committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum at the weekend, over an interim political leadership deal, a ...

ICC Prosecutor calls for Libya ceasefire progress, decries ‘powerful forces’ hampering global justice

New York: The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging Libya’s warring parties to implement their recent historic ceasefire agreement, calling it a “welc ...

Following peace deal, talks on Libya's political future begin

New York: Talks to draw up a blueprint for a new political era in Libya began in Tunisia on Monday, following a peace deal struck by Libya’s warring sides last month.

UN salutes new Libya ceasefire agreement that points to ‘a better, safer, and more peaceful future’

Warring parties in Libya on Friday agreed an historic ceasefire, which was hailed by the head of the UN Support Mission in the country (UNSMIL), who led the mediation, as a courageous act ...