With a record 79.5 million people around the world living in forced exile, the Security Council must overcome its differences and make real progress to resolve long-running conflicts and clear the way for refugees and internally displaced persons to return home, the Head of the United Nations refugee agency told theRead More →

Turkey is seeking to reap diplomatic rewards from its military success in Libya. Recent gains by Turkish-backed forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) are enhancing Ankara’s influence in Libya and with the European Union. Turkey sent military personnel to Libya in January to support the Tripoli-based GNA.Read More →

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi warned Saturday that Cairo would not allow militias fighting for Libya’s U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli to capture the coastal port town of Sirte or the al-Jufra airbase in central Libya. Sissi’s warning came as Tripoli-based Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj met with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune amidRead More →

Ankara- Italian Foreign Minister Luigi de Mayo said Friday that his conviction, is that the political solution to the Libyan crisis, as well as the only viable solution, is still possible. “Mayo” announced in a joint press conference in the Turkish capital, Ankara, with his Turkish counterpart, Mawloud Cawushoglu, thatRead More →

Ankara- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cawushoglu confirmed that his country continues to work with Italy for a lasting peace and a fruitful political process in Libya. This came during a joint press conference held by “Cawushoglu” with his Italian counterpart “Luigi de Mayo”, Friday, after their meeting in the TurkishRead More →

Tunisia- Mauritania and Tunisia announced, Friday, the importance of concerted efforts to move the political process in Libya to find a “Libyan-Libyan” political way out, that provides security and stability and guarantees the country’s territorial integrity. The Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed in a statement posted on its FacebookRead More →

Ankara- Turkish Foreign Minister Mawloud Gawishoglu said on Friday that Turkey will work with Italy to establish a stable peace and political process that will lead to results in Libya. Speaking at a news conference with his Italian counterpart Luigi De Mayo in Ankara, Gawishoglu said that Turkey also wantedRead More →