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Libya: UN mission condemns terrorist bombing against Parliament amid uptick in violence

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly deplored a terrorist attack against a hotel in the city of Tobruk where the country’s House of Representatives was in session just days after the Mission had warned that further violence risked plunging the country into “all-out war.”

As violence in Libya escalates, UN mission says country risks 'all-out war'

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned a series of airstrikes on targets in the city of Misrata amid an upsurge in fighting across the war-torn North African country, adding that any further escalation in hostilities could plunge the nation back into “all-out war.”

Libya: UN urges end to 'senseless cycle of violence' as country reels from latest attack

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today strongly condemned the latest spate of violence to afflict the country as unidentified gunmen renewed attacks against Libyan oil installations leaving numerous storage tanks ablaze and further destabilizing the security situation in the war-torn nation.

Libya: UN condemns sectarian murder as ‘alien’ to country’s tradition of tolerance

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the murder of an Egyptian Coptic doctor and his wife in the city of Sirte, as well as the abduction of the couple’s 18-year-old daughter, in the latest spate of sectarian violence in the North African country.

Libya: UN warns of human rights violations as factional fighting continues

Libyan civilians have been subject to targeted killings, forced displacement and acute humanitarian conditions amid an escalation in fighting in the North African country, a new United Nations human rights report has warned.

Libya: UN mission encouraged by “step in the right direction” towards dialogue

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said today that it is encouraged by the positive response it has received to its invitation for a UN-convened Libyan political dialogue.

Condemning military escalation in Libya, UN mission calls on all parties to join dialogue

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today condemned the sharp escalation in violence in the country and called on both sides to cease military operations immediately and give political dialogue a chance.

Libya: UN envoy in “intense consultations” to end political crisis, manage transition

Ahead of dialogue due to begin tomorrow that is aimed at peacefully resolving the current political crisis in Libya, the top United Nations official in the country, Bernardino Leon, met with Libyan parties.

Amid fresh violence in Libya, UN mission urges all parties to give dialogue chance to succeed

Strongly condemning the spiralling violence in Libya, including a recent round of air raids in the western part of the country, the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) today noted with deep concern the “disastrous impact” the attacks have on civilians and infrastructure, and warned that the violence is also endangering the political process.

'Profoundly concerned' over violence in Libya, Security Council warns of possible sanctions

The Security Council today expressed its “profound concern” over the deteriorating situation in Libya and its impact on regional peace and stability, warning of the possibility of sanctions.