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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 that can help secure a “a better, safer, and more peaceful future for all the Libyan people”. more
Put peace in Libya first, UN chief urges summit on war-shattered nation

New York: A “rare opportunity” for peace in Libya should be seized by all those involved directly or indirectly in the conflict, António Guterres said on Monday, at a H ...

Security Council support ‘in action’ for Libya, crucial for its future, declares UN mission chief

New York: The top UN official in Libya urged the Security Council on Wednesday to press for an immediate de-escalation of tensions and a return to negotiations, following the call from ri ...

UN welcomes response by Libyan parties to calls for humanitarian pause

New York : The United Nations on Saturday welcomed the “positive responses” of Libya’s Tripoli-based government and the Libyan National Army (LNA) to calls for a pause t ...

Declaring commitment to ‘peace and stability’ for Libya, top UN envoy steps down as stress takes its toll

New York : After serving more than two years as the UN’s Special Representative in charge of finding a way to a lasting peace in war-torn Libya, Ghassan Salamé - who also hea ...

Both sides in Libya conflict agree need for lasting ceasefire: UN negotiator

New York : The UN negotiator leading talks in Geneva to secure an end to fighting in Libya said on Tuesday that high-ranking officials from both sides of the conflict have agreed on the n ...

Find unity ‘to halt Libya’s senseless unraveling’, UN envoy urges Security Council

New York : The top UN official in Libya on Thursday expressed his “deep anger and disappointment” over intensifying conflict in Libya despite a high-level summit held in the G ...

‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya summit

New York : Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous humanitarian si ...

UN envoy appeals for other nations to ‘keep out of Libya’

New York : The top UN official in Libya has delivered a stern message urging other nations to stop intervening in the country’s ongoing crisis.

Continued airstrikes in western Libya ‘utterly unacceptable’, says UN mission chief

New York: The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left at least three people dead and several others injured.