Italian fishermen speak of torture after detention in Libya
After languishing in Libyan prisons, the crews of two Italian fishing boats seized by the Libyan coast guard in September were released just before Christmas. Back home, they tell DW's Jacopo Lentini of their ordeal.
Turkey warns Libya's Haftar against attacks on its forces
Turkey's defense minister said the forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar would be viewed as a "legitimate target" if they attacked Turkish troops in the area.
Libya: Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by Hifter forces
Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) have accused Turkey of continuing to supply the GNA with arms and fighters. Its forces seized a Turkish container ship in the Mediterranean.
Libya: 'The situation has never been so propitious for a solution,' Ghassan Salamé tells FRANCE24
The Interview welcomed the former UN special envoy for Libya, Ghassan Salamé. He discussed the tragic explosion that shook Beirut and urged the Lebanese to form a new government as soon as possible. He appeared optimistic about the peace negotiations in Libya, considering that "the situation has never been so propitious for a solution of the Libyan crisis". Regarding the American election, he is worried about Trump's contempt for multilateralism, wishing for "a more multilateralist approach from the largest nation on earth".
Oil Deregulation will help avert negative consequences- Buhari, Guinness gains on NSE and more
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Libya: Countries who supported Haftar 'bet on the losing horse', adviser to GNA says
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Mohammed Ali Abdallah – a senior adviser to Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Fayez al-Sarraj – ruled out any negotiation with eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar or anyone close to him. He also warned that although the GNA was eager to find a political solution, it would not hesitate to push its military offensive towards the strategic town of Sirte.
Electricity shortages prompt generator use in war-battered Tripoli
Calm might have returned to Tripoli after recent fighting, but electricity shortages still plague the Libyan capital, where generators chug incessantly. It's just one of many problems facing the oil-rich North African nation torn by violence since the 2011 overthrow of former dictator Moamer Kadhafi.
Human traffickers go online to lure victims
Nigerians have been warned to steer clear of job offers across social media platforms that appear to be legitimate, as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has made human traffickers more desperate in their bid to lure would-be victims.
Tripoli residents celebrate retreat of Libya strongman's forces
Residents of the Libyan capital Tripoli hold celebrations after forces loyal to Libya's UN-recognised government overrun rival strongman Khalifa Haftar's last western stronghold, following a 14-month assault on Tripoli. After a series of military victories by forces loyal to Tripoli's UN-recognised government, Strongman Khalifa Haftar has backed a ceasefire in Libya starting Monday, Egypt's president announced after talks in Cairo.