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 - Jul 7, 2020: UN Security Council Calls for 90 Days Ceasefire in Conflict Zones - AllAfrica News: Libya
[East African] The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution demanding an immediate 90 days' cessation of hostilities in conflict zones around the world due to the impact of the novel coronavirus.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Medenine - Repatriation of Last Tunisians Stranded in Libya - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Some 311 Tunisians were repatriated from Libya via the Ras Jedir border crossing on Monday, Medenine governor Habib Chaouat said in a statement to TAP.
- Sat - Jul 4, 2020: Libya is Staging Ground in Renewed Big Power Swoop On Africa - Analysis - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Premium Times] The first major war of the new scramble for Africa is being fought in Libya as the country appears headed towards some form of partition with Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdogan emerging as the kingmakers.
- Thu - Jul 2, 2020: Tunisia's Position On Libyan File Is Clear and Based On International Legality - AllAfrica News: Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray said that Tunisia's position on the Libyan file is clear and based on international legality, international resolutions and political agreement in relation to the Government of National Accord in Libya, the Presidential Council and the Libyan Parliament.
- Mon - Jun 29, 2020: Sudanese Forces Arrest Group Heading to Libya to Work As Mercenaries - AllAfrica News: Libya
[SNA] Genina -- The Sudanese security forces arrested, Sunday, tens of inviduals who were on their way to Libya to work as mercenaries.