Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.
Libya's warring leaders held indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that would stabilise the North African country.
Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli
The United States is very concerned about the intensification of the conflict in Libya, with a rising number of reported Russian mercenaries
A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.