Fayez al-Sarraj on arms, war and peace in Libya | Talk to Al Jazeera

With Libya’s civil war now in its sixth year, world leaders gathered at a summit in Berlin in an attempt to restore stability and peace to Libya. The summit was aimed at a stronger commitment from world powers and regional actors to non-interference in the oil-rich North African state and to genuinely support a fragile … Read more Fayez al-Sarraj on arms, war and peace in Libya | Talk to Al Jazeera

Libya conflict: EU pushes to shore up ceasefire

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to look at ways to support a long-term ceasefire in Libya, but only if warring parties stuck to the tentative truce they agreed to earlier this month. That truce has been shaky at best as rivals renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar fights the United Nations-recognised government for control of … Read more Libya conflict: EU pushes to shore up ceasefire

Who has the power to stop Libya’s civil war? I Inside Story

World leaders meeting in Berlin agree to stop sending weapons fuelling the conflict Libya’s civil war is now in its sixth year. A host of countries is involved in providing support to the two sides vying for power; the UN-backed government of Fayez al Sarraj, and the warlord Khalifa Haftar. At a summit in Berlin … Read more Who has the power to stop Libya’s civil war? I Inside Story

No more arms: Libya protagonists pledge to halt weapon transfers

Key states have agreed to support a full ceasefire to end Libya’s civil conflict and uphold a United Nations arms embargo at a summit in Germany. But Libya’s warring leaders renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar and the UN-recognised government of Fayez al-Sarraj did not meet at the Berlin conference. Despite the successful relaunching of political … Read more No more arms: Libya protagonists pledge to halt weapon transfers

World powers agree to strengthen arms embargo in Libya’s war

World leaders agreed on a final joint statement the Libya conference in Berlin, German chancellor Angela Merkel announced during a press conference on Sunday, adding that all participants pledge to uphold weapons embargo in country’s war and agree on a political solution to the conflict. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more World powers agree to strengthen arms embargo in Libya’s war

Libya: NATO to Enforce Arms Embargo

The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has released a statement saying that NATO will activate forces in the Mediterranean to intercept vessels suspected of carrying arms to Libya and has drawn up plans to enforce the no-fly zone: NATO has now decided to launch an operation to enforce the arms embargo against Libya. All … Read more Libya: NATO to Enforce Arms Embargo

Taleban Bank Accounts Defrosted by UN

Taleban bank accounts, assets and travel movements frozen by a UN Security Council resolution have been un-frozen after a meeting in New York. A Security Council committee has removed five men, several organisations and bank accounts from the United Nations list of those subject to sanctions in connection with Al-Qaida and the Taliban. The Security … Read more Taleban Bank Accounts Defrosted by UN