International actors

Tracking developments of international actors in Libya’s security space including military activity, the presence of foreign operatives and diplomacy pertaining to Libya’s security.

Port authorities turn away vessels with previous Israel stops

On 12 November, port authorities at Mellitah port reportedly prevented the Proteus Philippa oil tanker from entering port and loading 600,000 barrels because it had previously transported barrels to Haifa in Israel. On 14 November, the port authorities of Misrata...

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ICC plans to wrap up Libya investigations by end of 2025

On 8 November, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim A. A. Khan KC provided remarks coinciding with the delivery of his Report to the UN Security Council on the Libya Situation. Khan highlighted that 18 months on from his launch of a new strategy for...

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5+5 JMC and DDR Working Group meetings held in Tunis

On 7 November, under the chairmanship of UN Envoy Abdoulaye Bathily, a meeting of the 5+5 JMC (Joint Military Committee) started in Tunis together with the chairs of the Berlin Conference Security Working Group. The meeting continued until 9 November without Bathily...

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Haftar and Putin reportedly pursuing defence deal

On 5 November, Bloomberg reported that a defence deal is being ‘hammered out’ between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar following their meeting in Moscow in late September. According to Bloomberg, Haftar is...

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