Fighters carry a bullet belt as they hold a position during clashes in Espiaa, Libya, on Monday. Agence France-Presse
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.
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.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday offered to resign from the post owning moral responsibility of the party’s loss in 2019 general elections.
The total contributions to the ‘UAE for Rohingya Women and Children’ campaign reached AED 33 million in the first day of the campaign.
A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday.
Dr. Rashad Salem, Vice Chancellor of Al Qasimia University, delivered a speech in which he thanked the Ruler of Sharjah on providing scholarships to students from various areas of the world to pursue their education in the the university.