Libya: A permanent ceasefire agreement signed between Khalifa Haftar’s camp and Tripoli-based Government in Geneva

The United Nations announced on Friday, October 23, a comprehensive and permanent ceasefire in Libya between Khalifa Haftar’s camp in Benghazi and that of the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity. The belligerents signed an agreement after five days of talks Read more

UN envoy “ready to go to Idlib” to help ensure civilian safety amid rising fears of government offensive

Speaking to journalists in Geneva, the UN Special Envoy for Syria offered to personally escort residents of Idlib to safety ahead of any attack on the last main opposition-held area in the country, echoing an offer to do the same Read more

Algeria: Frail President flies to Switzerland for medical checkup

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has arrived in the Swiss city of Geneva Monday for medical ‘routine’ checkup which he has been regularly going through since suffering a stroke in 2013. The checkup announced by the state-run APS takes place Read more