Hanan al Barassi, a lawyer and outspoken critic of abuses in areas held by warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia, was assassinated in public, rights groups say.
Libya's electricity supply has deteriorated this year, leading to protests in Tripoli and Benghazi over poor living standards, amid a surge in cases of the novel coronavirus.
With a ramped-up Russian and Emirati presence in Libya, Turkey is engaging international stakeholders to maintain stability and prevent aggressive expansion.
Documents published by the government show the illegal seizure of state land and property by the Military Investment Committee, a shady financial authority under warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Egypt has numbers but it can't sustain a war, even with the help of Gulf funding.
At least 20 operatives from Australia, France, Malta, South Africa, Britain and the United States had travelled to Libya to support warlord Khalif Haftar and hit Turkish shipments to Tripoli-based UN-backed government, a new report says.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar assumed that Ankara’s support of the UN-recognised Tripoli government would not stand in his way. That turned out to be a miscalculation.
The Libyan warlord has consistently upped the ante, but only has a losing hand to show for it.
Many foreign fighters such as Sudanese Janjaweed militias, Chadian rebel groups, and Russian mercenaries from the Wagner Group are used to support warlord Khalifa Haftar's so-called Libyan National Army.
The relentless attacks and revolving door of mercenaries widen Libyans' exposure to the pandemic.
Warlord Haftar and his two sons may be incriminated in a US federal court over the torture, deaths of Libyans in 2014.
Middle Eastern governments have valid reasons to fear foreign conspiracies but deflecting blame on foreign hands instead of addressing citizens' grievances only weakens their own position.
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