Latest Libya government News

UN envoy says Libya will slide into `disintegration' if politicians don't move toward elections

Feb. 15, 2024 17:47 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Libya warned the country’s feuding political actors Thursday that if they don’t urgently form a unified government and move toward elections the oil-rich North African nation will slide into “disintegration.” Abdoulaye...

A Libyan delegation reopens talks in Lebanon on a missing cleric and on Gadhafi's detained son

Jan. 24, 2024 08:27 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — A Libyan delegation visited Beirut this week to reopen talks with Lebanese officials on the fate of a prominent Lebanese cleric who has been missing in Libya for decades, and on the release of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s son who has been held in Lebanon for years, officials...

Libya says production has resumed at its largest oilfield after more than 2-week hiatus

Jan. 21, 2024 09:11 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s state-owned oil company resumed production at the country’s largest oilfield Sunday, ending a more than two-week hiatus after protesters blocked the facility over fuel shortages. The National Oil Corp. said in a terse statement that it lifted the force...

People's rights are threatened everywhere, from wars to silence about abuses, rights group says

Jan. 12, 2024 01:12 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — People’s rights are being suppressed and threatened everywhere in the world, from wars to selective government outrage about some abuses and silence about others because of “political expediency,” a leading human rights group said Thursday. “We only...