The United Nations Security Council has agreed to renew Resolution 2165 for another six months, authorising the continuation of aid into Syria. For many displaced Syrians suffering from harsh winter conditions, the decision is a welcome respite, but the future remains unclear.
Grand Mufti Sheikh Al-Sadiq Al-Gharyani said Libyans have the right to defend themselves from the UAE’s brutal air raids on civilians and infrastructure in Libya, urging the Libyan government to look for anti-UAE allies to curb its evil.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and UNSMIL head, Ghassan Salame, condemned on Saturday ‘‘in the strongest possible terms’’ the explosion that took place on the same day, in front of a shopping mall in Benghazi. The UN Security Council also condemned the fatal incident on Sunday.
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".
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Libya's capital, Tripoli, due to the armed conflict that started in April between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord (GNA).