The Turkish Parliament will vote on sending soldiers to the north African country to support its internationally-recognised government, but deployment could entrench Turkey in Libya's long-running internal strife as well as intensify regional tensions.
A divided UN Security Council failed to condemn deadly attack on a migrant detention centre in Tripoli that killed 44 people. UN Special Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame said that the attack could constitute a "war crime".
Tourism revenues jump by 40 percent in the first half of 2018 compared to same period in 2017 thanks to European tourists’ return. This comes after a strong government led effort was launched earlier this year to strengthen Tunisia's tourism industry.
With the conflict entering its 8th year, the main political actors in Libya are trying to reach a settlement which has the potential to be the solution to the crisis. The latest attempt was done by France in cooperation with other countries.