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New York : With battle lines shifting, foreign interference growing, thousands fleeing their homes and COVID-19 cases on the rise, time is running out for bringing a peaceful end to the conflict in Libya, Secretary-General António Guterres says. more
Libya: Security Council demands commitment to ‘a lasting ceasefire’

New York : After what has reportedly been weeks of diplomatic negotiation, the UN Security Council passed a resolution on Wednesday aimed at stemming rising violence across Libya, demandi ...

‘Convergence’ over lasting Libya ceasefire, as negotiator urges against ‘provocative’ acts

New York : On day four of UN-led talks to transform an uncertain truce in Libya into a permanent ceasefire, veteran negotiator Ghassan Salamé on Thursday welcomed the “progre ...

UN Libya Mission strongly condemns bombing of military academy, at least 30 dead

New York : The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), on Sunday strongly condemned the bombing of a military academy in the capital Tripoli, which according to news reports left at least 3 ...

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town

New York, Aug 21 (JEN): Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands ...

'Palpable reduction' in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead

New York: A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tri ...

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials

New York, July 24 (JEN): The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following a ...

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention

New York, July 13 (JEN): “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed ...

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack

New York, July 6 (JEN): The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “s ...

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation

New York, July 4 (JEN): An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednes ...