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The European Court of Justice rejects the appeal of the Wagner-linked oligarch

A Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday rejected a bid by Kremlin-linked oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, the alleged financier of the Wagner mercenary group, to lift sanctions imposed for the conflict in Libya that coincided with a rights group this week demanding an investigation into the group's activities. in the country. Prigozhin had questioned a 2020 decision to freeze his assets in the EU and place him on a visa blacklist for the deployment of Wagnerian warriors to the war-torn African country. Prigozhin claimed that he…

oil production is still blocked by the lack of

The President of the House of Representatives of Libya, Aguila Saleh, has set her conditions for the resumption of oil production blocked for more than three weeks. He assured Richard Norland, the US ambassador and special envoy to Libya, during a meeting on…

Staples do not show up for landfill accusation

Putzist General Khalifa Haftar, who has lived in the United States for decades, failed to show up for a deposit as part of a federal trial that accused him of war crimes in Libya. Haftar had planned to appear for seven hours in a long-sought-after video deposit where he would be asked about his role in alleged extrajudicial killings and torture of Libyan civilians in the country's decades-long civil war. He is on trial in three separate civil proceedings in the US District Court in Alexandria. Haftar…

Haftar does not show up for the US deposit in Libya

Putzist General Khalifa Haftar, who has lived in the United States for decades, failed to show up for a deposit as part of a federal trial that accused him of war crimes in Libya. Haftar had planned to appear for seven hours in a long-sought-after video deposit where he would be asked about his role in alleged extrajudicial killings and torture of Libyan civilians in the country's decades-long civil war. He is on trial in three separate civil proceedings in the US District Court in Alexandria. Haftar…

‘Haftar forces involved in crushing Libya

Forces loyal to Putist General Khalifa Haftar detain at least nine "peaceful protesters", Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Those arrested were among about 30 people protesting last month in Sirte, the ousted dictator Moammar Gaddafi's hometown. Amnesty International said in a statement that it had called on international and local authorities to compensate victims of NATO airstrikes during the 2011 uprising that overthrew Gaddafi. The detention of several protesters and a Libyan TV reporter who…

UNSMIL calls on Eastern Commissioners to:

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) called on the East-based representatives of the 5 + 5 Joint Military Commission to keep the doors of dialogue open. In a statement, UNSMIL noted that Mission Coordinator Raisedon Zenenga met with the Eastern Commissioners in Benghazi on Wednesday to hear their reasons behind the actions announced in their statement on 9 April. UNSMIL noted that the five JMC members expressed concern about the current situation and raised "pressing and…

Pro-Haftar forces reject closure of oil fields in

Forces loyal to Putist General Khalifa Haftar rejected reports of the closure of Libya's oil fields and ports. In a statement, military spokesman Ahmad al-Mismari said reports of the closure of Libya's oil fields and ports on orders from Haftar - backed government Fathi Bashagha were "baseless". The news was circulated by Libyan activists on social media on Saturday after Haftar's representatives suspended their participation in the Joint Military Committee 5 + 5, which includes five members from the…

Another body recovered from Tarhuna mass grave

A new body was recovered from a mass grave in the city of Tarhuna, south of the capital Tripoli, Libya Observer reported on Thursday. In March, the Libyan government said it had a list of 3,650 missing people in various Libyan cities, including 350 in Tarhuna, which was a stronghold of Putist general Khalifa Haftar before being defeated and forced to leave the city in June 2020. According to official Libyan sources, Haftar's forces and affiliated militias committed war crimes and genocide during the…

17 prisoners liberated by Haftar’s militia, Libyan

The illegal East-based forces loyal to Putist general Khalifa Haftar have released 17 prisoners from Libya's western region, the Libyan army said on Saturday. "Seventeen prisoners held by Haftar's militias were released," military spokesman Abdel-Hadi Darah told Anadolu Agency (AA). He said the prisoners had been handed over to the Libyan army at the al-Khamsin gate, west of the city of Sirte. "The detainees arrived in Misrata, northwest of Libya, and will be offered medical check-ups before handing…

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