Despite recent legislative progress, Libya’s political landscape remains fraught with power struggles, as key figures attach conditions to taking part in crucial talks, the UN envoy to the north African nation said on Monday.
Libyan officials have dismantled an underground gold mining network which involved nationals from China, Chad, and Niger, media reports said.
Post-traumatic stress and anxiety has become a daily challenge for thousands of Libyans who survived Storm Daniel nearly two weeks ago, UN humanitarians warned on Thursday.
UN teams are working tirelessly to deliver vital assistance to communities devastated by the unprecedented floods that hit eastern Libya.
Cairo/UNI: A minimum of 55 children living in the northeastern Libyan city of Derna were poisoned because of water contamination caused by recent floods, said Haider al-Sayeh, the leader of the Libyan National Disease Control Center, on Friday.
Tripoli/Libya/UNI: Over 600 families were displaced by the floods that hit eastern Libya on Sunday, stated the Libyan Health Ministry during the press conference held in Tripoli on Tuesday.
New York: UN agencies and partners are responding to the disaster unfolding in eastern Libya after extreme rainfall caused devastating flooding and loss of life over the weekend, humanitarians told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday.
Benghazi/Libya: Death toll reaches above 2000 with over 10,000 people remaining missing after devastating floods hit Libya’s eastern city Derna, a spokesperson of the Red Crescent movement in the North African country, told Sputnik on Tuesday.
Recent deadly clashes between two largest armed groups in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, underscore the dire security situation there and are undermining preparations for elections slated for later this year, the top UN envoy for the country said on Tuesday.
New York: A group of UN independent experts on Thursday expressed grave concern over a discriminatory policy issued by the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU) which effectively restricts women and girls from travelling abroad without a male guardian.
Public prosecutors in the Libyan city of Zliten have arrested 10 Chinese nationals for allegedly setting an illegal crypto-mining operation in a disused iron factory on the western coast of Libya, media reports said.
New York: New technology and strategies are helping to deliver justice to victims of grave violations of human rights in Libya, including fresh arrest warrants, but “we can do better”, the chief prosecutor of the UN-backed International Criminal Court (ICC) told the Security Council on Thursday.
New York: New tools must be deployed to keep the global spotlight on ongoing gross violations and crimes against humanity in Libya and serve justice to its victims, the UN rights chief said on Monday at the Human Rights Council’s latest session.
New York: UN-appointed independent human rights investigators on Monday said there are grounds to believe that Libyan authorities and armed militia groups have been responsible for “a wide array” of war crimes, and crimes against humanity in recent years.
New York: The UN Security Council on Thursday adopted a presidential statement calling on the international community to support ongoing efforts to forge a lasting peace in Libya.