The Chadian strongman's demise is set to have major implications for global security and the struggle against extremist groups in Africa.
Shock announcement of Idriss Deby’s death on the frontline of a fight against northern rebels comes day after the 68-year-old was proclaimed the winner of a presidential election that had given him a sixth term in office.
The council has agreed unanimously to follow through on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ recent proposal for up to 60 monitors to join an existing political mission in Libya.
Authorities in western Libya free 120 fighters loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar, the latest move towards reconciliation in a UN-backed peace process aimed at ending years of violence.
Libya's unity government faces a mammoth task ahead, but there has been no better time in recent history for the country to start uniting its institutions.
An independent investigation revealed Prince’s botched mercenary operation to help Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar overthrow the internationally-backed GNA government.
New interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah pledges to unite divided Libya, preparing to steer the war-torn country to December elections.
Local Libyan official says AFRICOM is likely behind airstrikes which targeted various points close to the city centre.
Libya's designated interim PM Abdulhamid Dbeibeh made the statement during his address to the parliament as he urged lawmakers to back his proposed unity government.
The new interim government and future ministers are replacing Libya’s two rival administrations as part of a UN-backed transitional roadmap, which envisages holding elections in the war-torn country in December.
In western Libya, festive crowds gathered in public squares despite Covid-19 restrictions to watch anniversary fireworks and military parades, but the mood was more sombre in the east.
At a joint military drill with Azerbaijani troops, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Turkey is also ready to help boost the Iraqi military's effectiveness through sharing its knowledge and experience as a NATO member.
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