‘Foreign fighters in Libya are violating ceasefire’

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report to the UN Security Council obtained Friday by The Associated Press that the smooth transfer of power to a new interim government, which took power in March, brings renewed hope for the reunification of the country and its institutions and for a lasting peace. But he said progress must continue on the political, economic and security tracks to enable elections to go ahead on December 24. Continue Reading

2 killed in Libya mall attack

An air strike on a shopping area during rush hour near Libya’s capital killed at least two civilians and wounded 20 others, a local official has said. The air strike on the town of Zawiya, 45 kilometres west of Tripoli, hit a pharmacy, a bakery and cars parked on the street, the mayor of the town, Jamal Baher, told AFP. Continue Reading