COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: TripoliGovernment: Provisional Government
Chairman of the Presidential Council: Fayez al-Sarraj
Population: 6,754,507 (2018)
Land Size: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Dec 7, 2019: No Contact With People Kidnapped in Libya - Sudan Official - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to a Sudanese official, communication has been lost with 11 Sudanese nationals detained by human traffickers in Libya.
- Fri - Dec 6, 2019: 168 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 168 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya.
- Thu - Dec 5, 2019: France Drops Plan to Give Boats to Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[HRW] France's decision last week to withdraw its offer of six boats to the Libyan Coast Guard is good news, as Libya could have used this "gift" to subject even more migrants and refugees to serious abuses in Libya.
- Wed - Dec 4, 2019: Joint Letter On Establishing a Commission of Inquiry for Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[HRW] Re: UN Human Rights Council should establish a Commission of Inquiry, or similar mechanism, for Libya
- Tue - Dec 3, 2019: Gabes University Organises International Cooperation Week With Particiaption of Algeria and Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Gabes/Tunisia -As part of boosting cooperation, three Tunisian universities, five Algerian and one Libyan are participating in the International Cooperation Week, organised on December 2-6 by the University of Gabes.