Geopolitics
A recent resurgence of violence in Tripoli, means Libya is “ever more in a race against time” to reach peace, however, agreeing the way forward to ending the conflict “is a realistic prospect”, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Monday. more
‘Violence, atrocities and impunity’ reign throughout Libya, ICC prosecutor tells UN Security Council

New York: Libya remains entangled in a “cycle of violence, atrocities and impunity”, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council ...

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence

New York, July 30 (JEN): Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting ...

Libyan authorities must shoulder the burden to support country’s ‘vulnerable’ south

New York: Despite years of promises to address the “vulnerable heart” of Libya – the country’s south – conditions around its water and oil resource wealth ha ...

UN agencies call for more resettlement and end to detention of asylum seekers in Libya

New York, Denouncing the dangers faced by migrants and asylum seekers in Libya, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) called on Friday for an end to their detention and advised those intercepting ...

Ceasefire holds in Tripoli, but core problems remain, says UN Libya mission chief

New York, The recent ceasefire in Libya’s capital Tripoli, brokered by the United Nations mission in the country, is holding, its head told the Security Council on Thursday, highlig ...

Security Council extends mandates of UN peace operations in Libya, Colombia through next September

New York, By unanimous agreement on Thursday, the Security Council extended the mandates of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Organization’s Verification ...

Militias force nearly 2,000 to leave Libyan capital’s largest shelter for internally-displaced: UNHCR

New York, Libyan militias have forced nearly 2,000 people from an ethnic minority likely targeted for their alleged links to the former Gadaffi Government, to flee long-established shelte ...

'Status quo in Libya cannot be sustained', UN Envoy tells Security Council

New York, July 17: Despite encouraging signs on the political and humanitarian front, efforts must be sustained and intensified in Libya to avoid further “economic collapse, the bre ...

National conversation reveals Libyans’ desire for ‘united and sovereign nation’: UN representative

New York: Conversations taking place across Libya indicate that citizens are “yearning for a united and sovereign nation,” the top United Nations official in the country told ...