Libya: Islamists Move Battle to the South as Extremists Allied with the Chadian Opposition Take Control of Marzuk

Unprecedented security tension sits in the southwestern Libyan city of Marzuk after it was seized by extremist groups allied with the Chadian opposition at the behest of Islamists on the al-Wefaq government, specifically the commander of the western region, Osama al-Jouili. Libya’s political Islamist movement, hidden behind the Al-Wefaq government, insists on moving the battle…

Egypt Urges UNSMIL to Engage with Elected Candidates

Sawsan Abu Hussein Egypt has called on the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) to further cooperate and engage with the representatives elected by the Libyan people to come up with a roadmap required for overcoming the current crisis and implementing all the elements of the initiative approved by the Security Council in October 2017….

Terrorist Attack in Benghazi Targets UN Mission

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame Statement on the Explosion in Benghazi 10 August 2019 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame condemns in the strongest possible terms the explosion that took place today, 10 August, in front of a shopping mall in the eastern city of Benghazi,…