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Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

18,000 People Displaced by Fighting

Highlights Forty-eight civilian casualties have been confirmed since the start of current hostilities, including 13 civilian deaths. Civilian casualties and displacement are expected to increase further given the continued use of air strikes and heavy artillery. Over 18,000 people have now been displaced by ongoing hostilities, according to IOM displacement tracking. Over 2,500 were displaced […]

EU calls for Withdrawal of Forces from Tripoli

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the situation in Libya The military attack launched by the LNA on Tripoli and the subsequent escalation in and around the capital are endangering civilians, including migrants and refugees, and disrupting the UN-led political process, with the risk of serious consequences for […]

UN calls for Release of Detainees caught in Libyan Crossfire

UNHCR issues urgent appeal for release and evacuation of detained refugees caught in Libyan crossfire In light of the dramatically worsening security situation in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is urgently calling for the immediate release of refugees and migrants from places of detention. Many of these facilities are in areas where […]

WHO rushes Medical Aid to Libya’s Wounded

Amid Tripoli clashes, WHO rushes medical aid to the wounded in Libya As clashes around Tripoli continued and the number of wounded rose to the hundreds, WHO reacted swiftly to provide field hospitals and ambulances with critically-needed life saving supplies. “We have sent emergency medical teams to help frontline hospitals cope with caseloads and to […]

UN postpones Libyan National Conference

Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, on the National Conference The decision to hold the National Conference had been made on the basis that the situation had matured, and that the necessary conditions had been met to enable an effective solution to the crisis in Libya through a […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

UN condemns the LNA Attack on Mitiga Airport

Statement by the Special representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame condemns the aerial attack today by LNA aircraft against Mitiga [Meitiga] Airport, the capital’s only functioning airport that is available for civilian use. As such, this […]