Libya: LNA Announces Death of 200 Members of Sarraj Forces in 3 Days

11/09/2019 – The Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, asserted that operations in the capital, Tripoli, will continue until it is freed from militias, meanwhile, his forces announced they killed over 200 pro-Government of National Accord (GNA) armed militants in recent clashes. Continuer à lire … « Libya: LNA Announces Death of 200 Members of Sarraj Forces in 3 Days »

Mitiga airport remains closed, flights transferred to Misrata, LNA denies responsibility for its bombing

04/09/2019 – Tripoli’s only functioning airport, Mitiga Airport, was officially shut down on Sunday by Libya’s Civil Aviation Authority after it was hit by missiles again late Saturday. UNSMIL had reported that this was the seventh occasion since the end of July 2019 that Mitiga airport was hit by what it called ‘‘indiscriminate shelling’’. Continuer à lire … « Mitiga airport remains closed, flights transferred to Misrata, LNA denies responsibility for its bombing »

Germany contributes 1.3 million euros to support Rule of Law and Security in Libya

2018/28/11 – German Ambassador to Libya, Oliver Owcza, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Sultan Hajiyev, signed Sunday an agreement by which Germany will contribute 1.3 million euros to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and UNDP Policing and Security Joint Project. Continuer à lire … « Germany contributes 1.3 million euros to support Rule of Law and Security in Libya »

Is UNSMIL prolonging political division in Libya? Nassia wonders

The Chairman of the Dialogue Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) Abdul Salam Nassia expressed his surprise at what he described as the disregard of the UNSMIL for the progress made in the unification of the executive authority issue. Continuer à lire … « Is UNSMIL prolonging political division in Libya? Nassia wonders »

Libya: The perils of ambiguity (Opinion)

2018/02/10 – It was hugely illustrative of the madness currently gripping Libya that a passing reference by the country’s foreign minister Mohamed Siala in a speech to the UN General Assembly should have been taken as a request for the UN to put peace-keeping boots on the ground. Continuer à lire … « Libya: The perils of ambiguity (Opinion) »

Libya – UNSMIL publishes terms of Tripoli ceasefire

2018/09/11 – The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published Monday on its website the terms of the ceasefire it had brokered on September 04.

UNSMIL said the Libyan attending parties agreed to develop a monitoring and verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire under the oversight and guidance of the Joint Operations Centre. Continuer à lire … « Libya – UNSMIL publishes terms of Tripoli ceasefire »

UN mines section offers equipment to get rid of ammunitions and explosives.

2018/04/26 –  UN section on mines offered equipment to get rid of explosives, to develop capacities of national safety Agency and Military Engineering Dept in a more effective way.
On its website, UNSMIL said the equipment was provided thanks to the generosity of Austria to help Libya get rid of explosives and ammunitions.

Source: LANA