Libya

Libya

Fri, 03 May 2019 08:20:40 GMT
Violent Standoff in Tripoli; Civilians Displaced, Suffering
[VOA] "We need this war to end and to go back to civilian life," says Mohammed, a 27-year-old soldier at a base in the suburbs of Tripoli.

Thu, 02 May 2019 09:03:59 GMT
Tunisia, Algeria Demand Immediate Cease-Fire in Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The latest developments in Libya took centre stage of a meeting held on Friday in Tunis between Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum who is in a two-day working visit to...

Wed, 01 May 2019 10:03:23 GMT
Grave Concerns for Trapped Civilians in Libya - Bachelet
[OHCHR] Geneva -According to UN figures, the escalation of violence in and around Tripoli has caused the displacement of 42,000 people since early April. Thousands are believed to be trapped in Tripoli's southern outskirts, including Aziziya, Swani a...

Wed, 01 May 2019 10:06:29 GMT
Amid Hostilities in Libya, 146 Refugees Evacuated to Italy
[UNHCR] Mohamed Bade, 43, says he and his family fled the war in Syria only to face a similarly dire situation in Libya. He and his wife, Eied, and their three children -from left to right, Abdulrahman, Rania and Cedra - were evacuated to Italy. UNHC...

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:40:42 GMT
UN Mobilized to Support Thousands Uprooted By Tripoli Clashes, Renews Call for Humanitarian Truce
[UN News] Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya's capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city's southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock...

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