Political outsiders head to Tunisia’s elections runoff

Tunisia's elections advanced to a runoff on Tuesday between a jailed media mogul and a socially conservative academic, according to final results from the electoral commission. Both have branded themselves political outsiders in a…

WHO provides medical supplies to Libya’s remote south

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said it provided medical supplies to remote areas in southern Libya, with the support of the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UNCERF). "Medical supplies for people living in…

Tunisia gears up for electing new president

Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011 uprising that toppled ex-president Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring. It was brought forward from November after the death in July of Beji Caid Essebsi, the first…

Algeria urges for adherence to UN arms embargo in Libya

Algeria has called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya, an inter-Libyan solution and an adherence to UN Security Council arms embargo on the country. The remarks came in a meeting in Algeris between the Foreign Minister of Algeria…

UN urges Libyan media outlets to play a role for peace

Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Political Affairs in Libya Stephanie Williams has expressed the hope that media would play a role in building peace in Libya, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said…

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