June 2019

Al-Sarraj tells European Monitoring Commission: Haftar was delusional about entering Tripoli in days

June 10, 2019 - 22:46
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The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said Monday that Libya was on the verge of witnessing a political settlement after his meeting with Khalifa Haftar in Abu Dhabi.

He said the Abu Dhabi meeting reiterated that there can be no military solution and support for National Conference, placing a strategy to build the Libyan army under a civilian authority and adopting a professional media rhetoric aside from propaganda and hate speech.

UN Security Council extends arms embargo in Libya for one more year

June 10, 2019 - 21:11
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The UN Security Council extended Monday arms embargo on Libya, allowing inspection of ships suspected of flowing arms off the coast of Libya to be in effect one more year.

The UK, Germany, and France's representatives reiterated the need for having the arms ban in place in Libya, saying exporting weapons to Libya prolongs war and impedes the UN-led political solution efforts.

WHO: Tripoli offensive's death toll reaches 635 people

June 10, 2019 - 19:50
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World Health Organization (WHO) said 635 people have been killed since the attack on Tripoli by Khalifa Haftar's forces has begun on April 04 and up until June 09.

WHO added in a statement on Sunday that 41 civilians were among the killed people, saying the total number of injuries amounted to over 3550, including three medical workers.

"Over 90.000 people have been forced to flee their houses due to clashes in southern Tripoli." WHO indicated.