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Washington can seize a pinprick of light in Libya

By Jeffrey Feltman, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A few flickers of light may be penetrating Libya's deepening gloom. On the one hand, Libya's misery grows worse. As Acting U.N. Special Representative Stephanie Williams told the […]

UN urges Libya to Shut Migrant Detention Centres

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN chief urges Libya to shut migrant detention centers UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (pictured) renewed his call for Libya's authorities to close migrant detention centers across the country, describing a raft of human […]

Briefing of Acting SRSG Williams to UNSC on Libya

Briefing of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams to the Security Council on the situation in Libya Mr. President (Ambassador Abdou Abarry of Niger), Excellencies, Allow me to congratulate Niger for assuming the presidency of the Security Council during the month of September and for giving me the opportunity to brief this Council today. It is becoming […]

US address to UN Security Council Briefing on Libya

Remarks by US Ambassador Kelly Craft at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Libya (via VTC) Thank you, Abarry. Congratulations on your presidency this month. And a special thank you to Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams for your commitment to UNSMIL and the people of Libya. Libya is at a critical juncture. With […]

Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020

Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020 Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Let me open with best wishes to our Muslim colleagues on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Allow me also to congratulate Estonia for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. Mr. President, […]

New Mediterranean Operation to Implement Arms Embargo

Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo EU Foreign Affairs Ministers reached a political agreement at the Foreign Affairs Council, held on Monday 17 February in Brussels, to launch a new operation in the Mediterranean Sea to implement the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. […]

UN Votes To Extend Libya Oil Sanctions

Security Council Extends Measures against Illicit Export of Petroleum from Libya, Adopting Resolution 2509 (2020) The UN Security Council has extended the authorization of measures against the illicit export of crude oil and other petroleum products from Libya until 30 April 2021, continuing to allow Member States to inspect designated vessels on the high seas. Adopting […]

UN Expresses Concern at Libyan Situation

The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the recent escalation of violence in Libya. The Members of the Security Council stressed the need for all parties urgently to de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire. The Members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full support for the leadership of […]