UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame speaks during a news conference in Tripoli. File /Reuters
Eastern Libyan forces will pursue their advance on the capital Tripoli, the head of the eastern parliament in the divided country said on Saturday, despite international calls for a halt in an offensive that risks causing many civilian casualties.
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.
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.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives’ (MBRGI) Humanitarian Aid & Relief programmes reached over 11.9 million people across the world in 2018, with Dhs271 million worth of projects and initiatives.
On May 24, the Zayed Day for Humanitarian Action was held. The General Department of Protective Security and Emergency celebrated with labourers, people of determination, orphans and elderly. According to Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director General of the Department of Protective Security & Emergency – Dubai Police, this day was an unforgettable day that urges us to be inspired to continue the act of humanitarian giving.
A salesman who broke up with his girlfriend, leaked messages and publicised an intimate photo must be deported, the Appeals Court has decided.
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) in cooperation with the Emirates Writers Union will bring together Emirati cultural and literary icons in a first-of-its-kind event in the country. The Emirati Book Fair will kick off on Sunday (26 May) at the Sharjah Publishing City with the participation of 25 Emirati publishing houses that will display thousands of books written by local authors over the course of three days.