Libya: Deadly landmines pose hidden threat in Tripoli

Hundreds of deadly landmines and unexploded ordnance still litter parts of Libya after years of fighting, posing a constant danger to civilians, especially children, long after the conflict. Although relative calm has returned to the oil-rich country since the battle Read More …

Libyan Mine Action Center to develop country-wide strategy with UNSMIL support

The Libyan Mine Action Center announced plans 9 May to develop a country-wide mine action strategy in collaboration with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya’s Mine Action Section. According to Fatma Read More …

Libya: 2023 UN report documents 17 lives, mainly children, lost to explosive hazards

A group of 17 individuals, including 14 children, lost their lives due to incidents involving explosive devices in Libya last year, according to a UN Mine Action Service report. The report, released on Sunday, documented 193 incidents resulting from explosive Read More …

Libya: Interior Ministry conducts training course in crime scene management

The Interior Ministry says it has concluded a training course in crime scene management at explosion accident sites and first aid. The Ministry said the course aims to prepare Libyan professional trainers in the field of crime scene management. Read Read More …

Libya’s Storm Daniel could see unexploded WWII bombs emerge from Derna waters

Aid workers warned on Wednesday that Libya’s brutal and violent floods may unearth unexploded bombs and landmines from past conflicts in the wake of Storm Daniel and the collapse of two dams near the city of Derna. The International Committee Read More …

UNSC: Terrorist Groups Remain Significant Threat in Conflict Zones, Neighbouring States

Despite the threat level remaining low in non-conflict areas, Da’esh and its affiliates continue to constitute a serious threat in conflict zones and neighbouring countries, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today, underscoring that the use of Read More …

Over 27,000 explosives removed from Libyan cities in 2022

According to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), 27,400 explosive war remnants were removed from the Libyan cities of Tripoli, Misrata, Benghazi and Sirte in 2022. More than 1 million war remnants, which include 82 percent of projectiles Read More …

Manchester Arena attack: Security services might have prevented Manchester Arena bombing

The security services were guilty of “a significant missed opportunity to take action that might have prevented” the Manchester Arena bombing, according to the chairman of the inquiry into the atrocity. A report published by former high court judge Sir Read More …

Libyan accused in Lockerbie bombing now in American custody

A Libyan intelligence official accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 in an international act of terrorism has been taken into U.S. custody and will face federal charges in Washington, Read More …

Terror groups are recruiting engineer-terrorists

US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence opines that terrorists will conduct AI-powered cyberattacks and pair AI software with commercially available drones to create ‘smart weapons’. The recent issue of “Voice of Khorasan”, the Islamic State’s mouthpiece in Afghanistan and Read More …