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Supplies of banknotes from Russia to east...

By Rinat Sagdiev & Aidan Lewis A parallel central bank in eastern Libya stepped up deliveries of new banknotes from Russia this year, before and after eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar launched a military offensive to capture Tripoli...

Trump-linked lobbyists recruit reporters to...

By Rob Crilly The public relations firm that helped launch President Trump’s election campaign is lining up a fact-finding tour of Libya as part of a $1.5-million contract to lobby on behalf of the government of Tripoli.

Gunmen kill 2 women, 3 kids near capital

By Noha El-Hennawy Gunmen killed two women and three children of the same family while they were driving on a highway near the capital, Tripoli, less than a week after an airstrike slammed into a house killing at least three civilians, a health...

Haftar kills three young sisters in a...

By Aidan Lewis Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike that hit a house near a military intelligence camp in Libya’s capital on Monday, a Reuters reporter and health officials...

Audit Bureau to identify real causes of...

By Sami Zaptia The Tripoli-based Audit Bureau of Libya revealed yesterday that its committee, formed to investigate the causes of Libya’s acute power cuts that have been plaguing the country since the 2011 revolution, will present its final...

Russia’s Wagner Mercenaries Have Moved...

By Michael Weiss & Pierre Vaux In emails revealing Moscow’s efforts to groom incompetent aspiring leaders of the oil-rich war-torn country, the cynicism would be almost laughable, but the carnage is continuous.

Libyan state oil firm cuts back fuel...

By Ulf Laessing Libya’s state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them in their five-month-old...

Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearance

Time for African states to end this practice On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, five leading human rights organisations are calling on African states to end the use of enforced disappearances and ensure justice...