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Why Libya's 'Ignored War' will come to Haunt a Blinkered West

By Tarek Megerisi, policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Why the 'ignored war' in Libya will come to haunt a blinkered west The most recent ally of Khalifa Haftar, the general who has […]

EU's Operation IRINI to enforce Libya Arms Embargo

EU launches Operation IRINI to enforce Libya arms embargo The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a new CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) military operation in the Mediterranean. The Council today [Tuesday] adopted a […]

EU Declaration on the Situation in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Joseph Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, on the situation in Libya The European Union and its Member States regret that the fighting has increased in Libya despite the international calls for a humanitarian truce to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The challenging circumstances created by […]

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 […]

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 Secretary-General on calls for Humanitarian Pause

Statement attributable to the spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the positive response of Libyan parties to calls for humanitarian pause The Secretary-General welcomes the positive responses by the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) on 18 and 21 March respectively, to the calls for a humanitarian pause to stop the […]

Prospects for Peace in Libya "Bleak"

By Amir Asmar, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Despite recent UN efforts to coordinate talks, peace in Libya remains elusive. Read the full article here.

UNSMIL Concern about Enforced Disappearances in Libya

UNSMIL expresses concern about increased enforced disappearances in Libya UNSMIL expresses deep concerns over the recent increase in abductions and enforced disappearances in towns and cities across Libya conducted by armed groups with total impunity. The Mission renews its call for the full respect of international human rights law and international humanitarian law by parties […]