Members of Misrata forces prepare themselves to go to the front line in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday. Reuters
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.
UN envoy Ghassan Salame has bitterly denounced the conflict in Libya saying it is “committing suicide” and plundering its oil wealth to pay for the war.
The United Nations is calling for all migrant detention centers in Libya to be shut down following last week’s airstrike on one centre that killed more than 50 refugees and migrants.
Libya is one of the main departure points for African migrants, fleeing poverty and war, to try to reach Italy by boat, but many are picked up and brought back by the Libyan coast guard, supported by the European Union.
After protesters marched in Beirut, Tripoli and other cities, Samir Geagea, head of the Lebanese forces party, said his group was resigning from the government.
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Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that bridges leading to entry/exit points of The Dubai Mall Zabeel multi-level parking building would be opened on Tuesday, Oct.29, 2019.