Libya's warring parties have agreed to restart ceasefire talks, the United Nations mission to the country said late on Monday after weeks of intense fighting near the capital Tripoli fuelled by foreign arms.
Eastern Libyan forces said on Monday they had taken back the small town of al-Asaba south of Tripoli, relieving pressure on their stronghold at Tarhouna after weeks of territorial losses to forces of the internationally recognised government.
ISIS says its goal is to form a caliphate across Syria and Iraq. But, the militant group is also making inroads in places like Libya where an all-out civil war between warring factions has provided fertile ground for extremist groups to flourish. Becky spoke to the UN's Special Envoy to Libya, Bernadino Léon, to find out […]
Libyan Health Minister, Rieda El Oakley, says the United Nation's decision to label country "unsafe" is preventing much-needed humanitarian aid to get into the country and is worsening the crisis on the ground. El Oakley says the political vacuum in the country can only be solved if Libyans engage in honest dialogue.
The United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.
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