Libya

In pics: 6 Egyptians kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Libya return home

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Six Egyptian workers returned home after being kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Beni Walid area, southwestern Libya.

UN Security Council renewed UNSMIL’s mandate in Libya for another year through Resolution 2542 (2020)

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:51 GMT

The UN Security Council extend the mandate of its integrated special political mission in Libya, listing a range of mediation and good offices tasks.

Libyan National Army kills IS-elements in Sabha, arrests Egyptian woman

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:42 GMT

According to Spokesperson of the Libyan National Army Ahmed al-Mismari, an Egyptian woman named Naglaa Mahmoud Afifi Hussein and her ISIS husband named Abu Abdullah al-Libi were arrested.

Bloomberg: Libyan Prime Minister al-Sarraj to resign soon

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:31 GMT

Al-Sarraj plans to announce his resignation soon but will stay on in a caretaker capacity through negotiations for a new government in Geneva next month.

Libyan crises threaten to push the country to a dangerous turning point

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 09:10 GMT

During the past months, the country has suffered from several crises that threaten to push the country into a dangerous turning point.

Member of High Council of Libyan state headed by al-Sarraj: We call on Egypt to support ceasefire

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 01:18 GMT

Qzeit urged the Egyptian state to further intensify communication with the western region of Libya.

Egypt's FM comments on statements of Erdogan's advisor: We monitor actions

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 10:56 GMT

This came during a conference held on Sunday, with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Manatsakanyan.

Egypt would intervene in Libya to maintain military status quo: FM

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 01:01 GMT

Shokry added that certain entities bring foreign mercenaries in the country and that they deal with terrorist organizations that target the innocent.

6.7K Syrian mercenaries leave Libya, others to arrive: SOHR

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 09:16 GMT

Those will be deployed in the areas controlled by Turkey and its proxies in Syria.

Egypt, Malta’s FMs agree on resumption of direct flights

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 03:38 GMT

The meeting also tackled the file of illegal migration and ways of finding international and regional solutions to this phenomenon.

Egypt’s Sisi, Bahrain’s FM discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 02:17 GMT

President Sisi praised the strong bilateral relations between the two countries, asking for conveying his greetings to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Egypt, Bahrain support cease-fire initiative in Libya

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 02:08 GMT

Egyptian and Bahraini ministers welcomed any initiatives aimed at achieving a comprehensive and just peace for the Palestinian cause based on the international legitimate resolutions.

UN official Stephanie Williams hails Egypt’s role regarding Libya's crisis

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 03:03 GMT

Deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for political affairs Stephanie Williams praised Egypt’s role regarding the Libyan political crises during meeting with with experts of the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS).

Libyan army worried about security chaos in Tripoli

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:46 GMT

“We’re closely following up developments taking place in Tripoli,” said the General Command in a statement Monday.

Egypt's FM, UNSMIL chief confer over aspired inclusive political settlement in Libya

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 02:53 GMT

Shokry affirmed that Egypt backs all steps aimed at achieving de-escalation and a political solution.

Chiefs of Arab League, UNSMIL discuss ways of pushing forward settlement of Libyan crisis

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Abou Al Gheit and Williams congrued on the necessity of building upon the ceasefire declarations issued on August 21.

Grim future awaits Government of National Accord in Libya amid conflict between leaders

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:14 GMT

News about a shadowed dispute has been circulating, but now, such conflict has risen to the surface amid fears of evolving into an armed one.

6 Libyan protesters abducted by Al Nawasi militia in Tripoli protests: Amnesty International

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 02:21 GMT

Several others were wounded by armed men who fired live rounds.

Greece announces joint military drills with other countries in Eastern Med.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 08:51 GMT

According to Radio France Internationale, the drills will be held with France, Italy and Cyprus in the Island of Crete.

United States, United Nations comment on western Libya protests less than a week of ceasefire declaration

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Demonstrators took to the streets in Trippoli and Misrata controlled by the GNA to protest corruption and the deterioration of utilities.

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