Discoveries of mass graves are common in war-torn Libya, especially in Tarhuna city, a former stronghold for warlord Khalifa Haftar.
The latest fighting between the two rival forces from Tripoli has shown how shifting alliances, a prominent pattern in the civil war, has marked the North African country’s conflict.
The violence, which spread to several Tripoli district, follows months of rising tensions between two administrations vying for control of the North African country and its vast oil resources.
Senior commanders meet in capital Tripoli in unprecedented talks, with both sides agreeing to name a single chief and begin reunification of army split since 2011 civil war in the North African country.
Armed forces surround National Oil Company's headquarters in capital Tripoli as PM Dbeibah fires company's chairman, who refuses to step down.
Libyan legislative leaders have quit talks in Geneva on a constitution and elections without reaching a deal, pausing diplomacy to resolve a standoff that has imperilled a two-year peace process.
Fourteen members of the UN Security Council voted to resume arm and munition transfers to Libya for one more year while Russia abstained.
War weary Libyans look on as tensions in the country continue to simmer and with the world's attention now firmly on Ukraine.
This is how key actors in Libya are positioning themselves amid fears of further political fragmentation, partition and a new war.
UN will continue to support the unity government chief Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, spokesperson Stephane Dujarric says, after an alternative prime minister was named in a controversial vote by east-based parliament.
From Gulf countries lifting the Qatar blockade to the bombing of Gaza and a coup in Sudan, these were some of the moments that shaped the Middle East.
The parliamentary committee charged with overseeing the election recommended laying out a “new, realistic and applicable roadmap, with defined stages.”
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