Geopolitics
New York: Libyan President Muhammad Yunus Al-Manfi told the 77th session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that as it moves towards building a State of institutions and establishing principles of democracy, his country has through a decade of “pain and hope”. more
Tensions rise in Libya as risk of ‘parallel governments’ grows, Security Council hears

New York: Amid a political impasse that threatens to see Libya fractured again by two parallel governments, the priority must be maintaining hard-won gains and fulfilling the electoral as ...

Libyan Government plan needed to end ‘dire situation’ of asylum seekers, refugees

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 refu ...

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 ...