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Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

A report issued by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), UN World Health Organisation(WHO) and other UN bodies revealed that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic threatens the progress that has been made over the past 30 years in the field of health services, which has become a major role...

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's warring rival administrations announced in separate statements yesterday that they would cease all hostilities and organise nationwide elections, a move widely welcomed by the UN and several countries.

Three migrants shot dead in Libya after failed crossing to Europe

Three migrants shot dead in Libya after failed crossing to Europe

Libyan authorities shot dead three Sudanese migrants trying to flee detention late on Monday, as they disembarked from a failed attempt to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, a UN agency said.

UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres called for conducting a comprehensive and transparent investigation after finding mass graves in Libya ...

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

The United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Forces aligned with Libya's internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what could be their most significant advance for nearly a year.

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

Seventeen attacks have been recorded since January against health facilities in Tripoli and its suburbs, the scene of deadly fighting for over a year, the UN mission in Libya said Friday.

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the retired Major General Khalifa Haftar militia's shelling of Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya's Government of National Accord said at least four civilians, including a child, were killed when rockets rained down on the capital Tripoli and its only working airport Saturday.

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who feared it may encourage new migrant flows.

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

Rival forces clashed in the Libyan capital Thursday, causing new civilian casualties in the grinding conflict a day after a UN Security Council resolution called for a ‘lasting ceasefire’.

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

World leaders made a fresh push for peace in Libya at a summit in Berlin on Sunday, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a ‘second Syria’.