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UN Libya rights probe stalled due to cashflow problems

The UN is currently going through a serious liquidity crisis because many countries have not paid their annual dues, and it is therefore unable to fulfil all its mandates

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years

The brand new vehicles will make their first trips in the coming days, across a city has lived with the deadly rhythm of combat in its outer suburbs

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis

Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights

UN envoy on migrants criticises ‘blindness’ of EU on Libya

The EU's leadership team must renew pressure on Libyan authorities to come up with an alternative to this system of arbitrary detention

UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centres

According to UN figures, some 3 400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April

Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track

Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed

Fierce fighting shuts down Tripoli airport

Heavy fighting between militias with anti-aircraft guns and rocket propelled grenades broke out near the airport of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

US moves armed forces closer to Libya as unrest grows

The US has sent more marines and aircraft to Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily after gunmen stormed Libya's Parliament over the weekend.

Libyan prime minister calls for calm amid Tripoli clashes

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has called for peace as clashes erupt in Tripoli after dozens of people were killed during an attack by militiamen.

Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi

Niger will not extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi even though the son of the slain Libyan leader violated his asylum conditions with "subversive" comments.

Tripoli militia clash with Misrata fighters

A gun fight erupted in central Tripoli, killing four, as a group of former rebels from Libya's third biggest city, Misrata, clashed with ex-fighters.

The Gaddafi oil papers revealed

A document produced by lawyer Samir Al Sharef claims to offer insight into the underhand oil dealings of the fallen regime of Muammar Gaddafi.

New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies

Libya's NTC has elected a technocrat to head its transitional government as Nato ended the air campaign that played a major role in ousting Gaddafi.

Desert claims ‘king of kings’

The belated finale for Muammar Gaddafi began on a marble slab in a car park and ended with a lonely burial in the desert.

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