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Friday, 07-03-15, 9:47Police Arrest 12 Suspects Over Deadly Hotel Attack[Focac] Tunis -Tunisian security forces have arrested 12 suspects in connection with last week's terrorist attack that left 38 people dead at a hotel in Sousse, a government minister said. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 12:43Pro-Govt Militia 'Subjects Citizens to Severe Torture'[Alkarama] On 15 June 2015, Alkarama sent a communication the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture (SRT) concerning the cases of 10 Libyan citizens all subjected to torture at the end of 2014. These cases are illustrative of the increasing use of torture by militias - in the present case, the Zintan brigade, a government-funded militia drawn from the garrison town of Zintan in northwest Libya, acting as the regular force of the internationally recognised government of Tobruk - who wish to intimidate, eliminat read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 10:08Security Council Urges Parties to Agree On Government of National Accord[UN News] Reiterating that there can be no military solution to the crisis in Libya, the United Nations Security Council today urged the parties to the conflict to agree on a Government of National Accord and sign the proposal presented by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) "in the coming days." read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 10:43Internal Displacement Doubles in Libya Since September[UN News] According to the United Nations refugee agency, the number of people displaced within Libya has almost doubled from an estimated 230,000 last September to more than 434,000 amid escalating fighting this year in different parts of the crisis-gripped North-African country. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 7:06Numbers of Internally Displaced in Libya Double Since September - UNHCR[UNHCR] Geneva -Increased fighting in Libya since the start of the year had led to almost a doubling in the number of displaced people in the country to more than 434,000 from an estimated 230,000 last September, the UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 15:04Numbers of Internally Displaced in Libya Double Since September[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 30 June 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 10:23Libya Talks 'Very Positive,' Reports UN Envoy, Pointing Towards Preliminary Political Accord[UN News] The United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for Libya, Bernardino León, announced today that there is a political agreement amongst the parties on the majority of the elements of the draft proposal they are considering, and he hoped to have them initial it later this week. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 12:10UN Urges Country's Rivals to Reach Agreement[Focac] Rabat -UN envoy Bernardino Leon on late Saturday urged the Libyan conflicting parties to quickly expedite the dialogue to end the conflict in their country. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 11:57Urging Libyan Parties to Quickly Reach Political Solution to End Crisis[UN News] From Morocco where he is facilitating the dialogue among Libyan parties, the United Nations envoy for the North African country has stressed that the coming week should be decisive to reach an agreement on the draft political proposal he recently introduced to bring Libya's diverse stakeholders together and ensure peace and stability. read more...
Saturday, 06-27-15, 7:30The Central Sahel - a Perfect Sandstorm[ICG] EXECUTIVE SUMMARY read more...

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