COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: TripoliGovernment: Provisional Government
Chairman of the Presidential Council: Fayez al-Sarraj
Population: 6,890,535 (2020)
Land Size: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Jun 8, 2021: Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Blast in Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Sebha/Libya -- Islamic State claimed responsibility for a blast in the southern city of Sebha, Libya, that killed a senior police officer, the militant group's Nasheer news agency posted on Telegram late on Sunday.
- Tue - Jun 8, 2021: Possible First Use of AI-Armed Drones Triggers Alarm Bells - AllAfrica News: Libya
[VOA] Western military experts are assessing whether an autonomous drone operated by artificial intelligence, or AI, killed people -- in Libya last year -- for the first time without a human controller directing it remotely to do so.
- Fri - Jun 4, 2021: 'Draconian Decree From 2019 Would Restrict Civic Groups' - AllAfrica News: Libya
[HRW] Beirut -- Infringes on Basic Freedoms as Elections Loom
- Wed - Jun 2, 2021: Nearly 430 Tunisian Companies to Participate in Libya's 'Skyline 2021' Exhibition - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Nearly 430 Tunisian companies have registered to participate in the third edition of the international exhibition of construction and real estate development «SKYLINE 2021» (B2B) to be held from June 6 to 9, in Tripoli (Libya), said Executive Director of the Tunisian-Libyan Cooperation Council, Saber Bouguerra.
- Tue - Jun 1, 2021: Germany to Host Second Libya Peace Talks - AllAfrica News: Libya
[DW] This time, Libya's transitional government will take part in the Berlin meeting. Upcoming elections and foreign mercenaries are among the items on the agenda.