Intense fighting rocks Libya as new battle erupts for airbase

25/03/2020 – An intense bombardment shook Tripoli through the night and a new battle erupted at an airbase outside the capital, hours after Libya reported its first case of coronavirus and despite U.N. calls for ceasefires around the world during the epidemic. Continuer à lire … « Intense fighting rocks Libya as new battle erupts for airbase »

Libya: Haftar militias target prison in Tripoli

23/03/2020 – The UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said Tuesday that militias affiliated with Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar targeted the Ain Zara prison facility in southern Tripoli. Continuer à lire … « Libya: Haftar militias target prison in Tripoli »

Sudan regrets that Libya’s neighbours were not invited to Berlin conference

21/01/2020 – Sudan expressed regret that neighbouring countries were not invited to participate in a conference organized by Germany to discuss a negotiated solution for the Libyan crisis.Berlin hosted on Sunday a meeting for the leaders of Algeria, Britain, China, Egypt, France, Italy, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. to discuss ways to end fighting between the north African nation’s warring factions Continuer à lire … « Sudan regrets that Libya’s neighbours were not invited to Berlin conference »

Sudanese militias play instrumental role in Libya’s conflict

18/01/2020- Ahead of fresh talks in Berlin this weekend to broker a peace deal for Libya, a key issue on the table will be the divisive influence of foreign militias and actors. The fall of Omar al-Bashir’s regime in Sudan has been particularly destabilising, explain Nina Pouls and Umberto Profazio.
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Egypt warns grave consequence over Turkish military intervention in Libya

05/01/2020 – Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Sunday of the grave consequences against any Turkish military intervention in Libya, stressing that such an intervention would hinder any Libyan peace process and Mediterranean stability.

The ministry also held several meetings with European ambassadors, including the US ambassador in Cairo, to keep them abreast with Egypt’s stance on the Turkish intervention. Continuer à lire … « Egypt warns grave consequence over Turkish military intervention in Libya »

Turkish military units moving to Libya, Erdogan says

05/01/2020 – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.Speaking in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said Turkey was also sending senior military personnel.

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Arab League calls for foreign interference prevention in Libya after Turkey accords

02/01/2020 – The Arab League called has called for prevention against foreign interference in war-torn Libya following military and maritime agreements signed by Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Arab League calls for foreign interference prevention in Libya after Turkey accords »