Speaker Aguila Saleh Issa (centre) chairs the first session of the assembly in Benghazi on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Fierce fighting for control of Libya’s capital that has already displaced tens of thousands of people threatens to bring a further worsening of humanitarian conditions, a senior UN official has warned.
The United Nations envoy for Libya on Monday warned countries tempted to continue backing eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar that he was no democrat and his political agenda was not supported by most Libyans.
Libya has asked the UN Security Council to dispatch a fact-finding mission to investigate attacks on civilians in Tripoli, according to a letter released on Thursday.
Recent clashes between rival Libyan militias for control of the capital Tripoli have displaced more than 18,000 people, the UN said, and prompted the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to warn on Tuesday that she could investigate and possibly prosecute new offences.
The University is named after His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who has long advocated for the UAE’s development of human capital through knowledge and scientific thinking to take the nation into the future.
The reception that UAE offered to Vladimir Putin in Abu Dhabi has given a new meaning to the word 'welcome,' says Russian news agency Sputnik.
Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are traveling to Pakistan’s scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation.