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Libya: UN mission condemns 'grave escalation' in fighting, urges ceasefire

New York, Aug 18 (IBNS) The United Nations mission assisting Libya on Sunday condemned the "grave escalation" in the fighting in the capital, Tripoli and its suburbs and urged all parties to work to put an end to the security deterioration, which forebodes serious consequences on the humanitarian level.

Recent turmoil in Libya could escalate quickly, threaten fledgling transition: UN envoy

New York, July 18 (IBNS) The top United Nations envoy to Libya on Thursday warned that the risk of a major escalation of the recent fighting in the capital is high and threatens the fledgling political process in the country.

UN mission calls for immediate halt to hostilities in Libya

New York, July 14 (IBNS): The United Nations mission in Libya on Sunday called for a cessation of hostilities in the capital, Tripoli, as well as in Benghazi and other parts of the country, amid reports of heavy clashes and several deaths.

UN: Security tensions threaten Libya's transition

New York, Jun 10 (IBNS): The recent turmoil in Libya has not only slowed the pace of important aspects of the democratic transition but threatens to thrust the North African nation back into conflict and instability, the United Nations envoy to the country told the UN Security Council on Monday.

Libya: UN announces political initiative as violence deepens

New York, Jun 7 (IBNS): The United Nations' top envoy in Libya on Friday announced an initiative to bring together some of the country's most influential actors to settle long-divisive issues, as the world Organization's human rights arm expressed deepening concern over the violence plaguing the east of the country, particularly the city of Benghazi.

Libya: UN urges action on political, security fronts

New York, Jun 5 (IBNS): Citing aerial attacks, use of heavy weaponry and civilian casualties in Benghazi and elsewhere in eastern Libya, the United Nations on Wednesday called for an end to the bloodshed and urged the country's officials to agree on precise means to counter terrorism and other challenges to security and state authority.

Libya: UN urges peaceful settlement of differences

New York, May 20 (IBNS): The United Nations mission in Libya on Monday voiced deep concern over the recent violence in the country, and called on all sides to address differences through political means and on authorities to quickly address the lawlessness.

Libya: UN Court urges justice for perpetrators of serious crimes

New York, May 14 (IBNS): Ensuring that there is no impunity for those alleged to have committed serious crimes in Libya is crucial to bring lasting peace to the country, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) stressed on Tuesday, as she lamented the slow progress to date in this vital aspect of the democratic transition.

Libya: UN condemns attacks on security personnel, civilians

New York, May 13 (IBNS): The United Nations mission in Libya on Monday voiced deep concern about ongoing violence across the country and condemned attacks on security personnel and civilians.

Libya: UNSC condemns abduction of Jordanian envoy

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) strongly condemned Tuesday's attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver.