African migrants, who fled battle zones in Libya, gather at a detention centre in Zawiya on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar’s forces ruled out a UN call to return to the negotiating table, with his spokesman saying a military solution is the best way to resolve the conflict.
Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said they launched air strikes early on Tuesday against an airbase in third city Misrata held by government loyalists.
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.
Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Aamer Farooq on Monday ruled that Imran Khan be shifted to Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail from the Attock district jail, where he is currently incarcerated in the cipher case.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reaffirmed the UAE’s firm position on the need to provide full protection for Al Aqsa Mosque, and halt serious and provocative violations taking place there.
Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came during a visit to MBRSC, where he met with astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and the team behind ‘Zayed Ambition 2’. He congratulated Sultan for completing the mission, and the MBRSC team for establishing a new Emirati and Arab milestone in space exploration.